Stonehenge Photo Gallery

Normally visitors to Stonehenge are not allowed to wander amongst the stones. However, English Heritage, who administer the site, do permit small groups to access the circle under supervision after normal opening hours. I was fortunate enough to be a member of one such group, and was able to wander anywhere I chose within the stone circle. As luck would have it the evening of our visit was a fabulous July night, with a glorious golden light hitting Stonehenge from the west. I hope that these photos help capture some of the majesty and wonder of Stonehenge. It is when you are able to stand within the circle and look up at the stones towering above you that you start to realize what an incredible engineering feat the builders of Stonehenge achieved.
David Ross, Publisher of Britain Express

Photo of Stonehenge stone circle, Wiltshire
Stonehenge
Photo of the Bloody Stone at Stonehenge
The Bloody Stone. The reddish discolourations on thiis recumbent stone were thought to be reminders of sacrifice, though in reality they are natural features.
Photo of Stonehenge at sunset
Stonehenge at sunset
Photo of Stonehenge, Wiltshire
Stonehenge
Stonehenge standing stones, Wiltshire
Stonehenge standing stones
Photo of Stonehenge upright stones
Upright stones at Stonehenge
Inside the outer circle at Stonehenge
Inside the outer circle
Photo of a pair of huge upright stones at Stonehenge
A pair of huge upright stones
Upright stones and capstone, Stonehenge
Upright stones and capstone
Photo of Stonehenge, Wiltshire. Upright stones and capstone.
Stonehenge, upright stones and capstone
Photo of Stonehenge stone circle
Stonehenge
Photo of Stonehenge in the late evening
Inside the circle, late evening

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All images are © David Ross

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