Can you touch stones at Stonehenge?

Can you touch stones at Stonehenge?

Stonehenge. WHY CAN'T WE GO INSIDE THE STONE CIRCLE & WHY CAN'T WE TOUCH THE STONES? Stonehenge receives over a million visitors each year, and unfortunately English Heritage cannot allow every one of these visitors into the stone circle.

Can you just walk up to Stonehenge?

During normal opening hours you cannot walk up to the stones themselves. The nearest you will get to the stones is about 10 yards, the monument being roped off by a low barrier, (see picture below). However it is possible to walk up to and among the stones at Stonehenge outside public opening hours.

What is the spiritual significance of Stonehenge?

There is strong archaeological evidence that Stonehenge was used as a burial site, at least for part of its long history, but most scholars believe it served other functions as well—either as a ceremonial site, a religious pilgrimage destination, a final resting place for royalty or a memorial erected to honor and ...

Is Stonehenge a spiritual place?

Nearly 1,000 circles of stone dot the landscape of the British Isles, throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Fantastic theories abound, but based on archaeological evidence, it is generally accepted that the stone circles served as sacred places of ceremony and ritual for the people who built them. ...

What religion is Stonehenge?


Who owns Stonehenge?

English Heritage

What does copper by Stone Age mean?

noun. a cultural period intermediate between the Neolithic and the Bronze ages, marked by the development and use of copper tools.

How was life in Stone Age?

Early in the Stone Age, humans lived in small, nomadic groups. During much of this period, the Earth was in an Ice Age—a period of colder global temperatures and glacial expansion. Mastodons, saber-toothed cats, giant ground sloths and other megafauna roamed.