Walk amongst the Stones with the Druids and Pagans absorbing the magic of the largest Stone Circle in the world at one of the most important times of year. Take time to reflect upon its powerful, mysterious presence and the ancient engineering and design.
Enjoy a walking tour of this ancient and see the many Druids and Pagans gathering for the solstice celebrations. There's also time to explore the charming village with its thatched cottages, antiques and Saxon village church. Maybe enjoy a traditional cream tea or if you are feeling brave enough why not try some local ale in Avebury's haunted Inn, the Red Lion (the most haunted pub in England) before we continue to Salisbury via the scenic country back roads
You will pass famous white horses carved into the chalk hillsides and picturesque, tucked away villages. We also explore the mysterious phenomena of crop circles and take a closer look at any which may be in the area (seasonal generally from May to August). Their appearance is always unexpected, unpredictable and largely unexplained. We will pass ancient burial mounds and the mysterious Silbury Hill. This is Europe's largest prehistoric man-made monument yet still a mystery to modern day man.
Explore the historic city of Salisbury which during our visit will be holding their annual Christmas Market. A host of beautifully decorated chalets will offer inspiring gifts, a Father Christmas Grotto and gourmet food as well as traditional music and carols to serenade you while you shop. Enjoy traditional carols, seasonal refreshments of hot mulled wine and delicious mince pies (not included). Guaranteed too get you in the festive mood before visiting the newly opened Stonehenge visitor centre and witness the Winter Solstice at sunset..
Explore the magnificent medieval Cathedral crowned with the tallest spire in Britain and built by medieval craftsmen back in the 13th Century. Salisbury probably has the finest medieval cathedral in Britain. See one of the only four surviving original texts of the Magna Carta in the Chapter House. The Magna Carta is one of the greatest constitutional documents of all times, showing the agreement reach between King John and his barons in 1215 AD. Wander around the picturesque streets of this ancient market town viewing the magnificent black and white Tudor houses or visit the traditional local market that has been a feature in the city for over 800 years.
Depart central London at approx 9am on December 21st 2015 and return approx 7pm
N.B Please note: this is not a Stonehenge special access tour and does not include access into the inner circle.
Adult Price: £99
Child Price: £99 (3 - 16 yrs)
A festive tour of Stonehenge and Salisury Christmas Market throughout December Click here