Stonehenge Spring Equinox Celebrations

Stonehenge is one of the most recognisable monuments in the world, with around one million visitors each year.

Shrouded in ancient mystery, Stonehenge attracts all types of people. For some, it is to glean insight into the true meaning of the mysterious stone circle.

Visiting Stonehenge

Due to the delicate archaeological nature of the ground inside the stone circle, you will be limited to walking around the roped off perimeter, approx. 30 meters from the stones.

Stonehenge Druids and Pagans

The druids and pagans who make the pilgrimage to Stonehenge for the solstice and equinox events that mark the change of seasons.

See Stonehenge for Free!

Based on cultural and religious reasons, this is one of the few times of the year free access is granted to members of the public. It is also the only time they are granted access to the centre of the stones.

Spring Equinox Celebrations

Gathered in the middle of the circle, a ceremony to welcome the spring took place that involved giving thanks to the east, west, south and north.

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