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Stonehenge – Summer Solstice

Stonehenge – Summer Solstice

Stonehenge – Summer Solstice
Wednesday 21st June
For something a little bit different, which doesn’t cost a penny (maybe a few hugs), you could join the throngs of visitors who will be descending on the world’s most famous stones this summer.
Around 20,000 people will gather at Stonehenge to celebrate the start of the Summer and the point in which the sun reaches its highest position in the sky, giving us mere mortals, the longest day of the year.
Sunrise is expected at 4:24 in the morning so it might be wise to take a thermal of the good stuff to see you through the night. No doubt the beating of drums and lively, good cheer will keep you going and make this a memorable experience, as unique and mystical as the old stones themselves.
Special access is available and facilities including refreshments and toilets will be on site to cater for the crowds. There are a few restrictions including no dogs, so its worth looking at the English Heritage website for more information www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/stonehenge