STONEHENGE! Step back in time on this must do day trip from London!
Have a little extra time on your London trip? Stonehenge is a must do day trip from London. This World Heritage Site is the best known prehistoric monument in Europe.
Stonehenge was built in several stages: the first monument was an early henge monument, built about 5,000 years ago, and the unique stone circle was erected in the late Neolithic period about 2500 BC. In addition, in the early Bronze Age many burial mounds were built nearby.
Today, together with Avebury, Stonehenge forms the heart of a World Heritage Site, with a unique concentration of prehistoric monuments. Take advantage of the many London based tour companies and discover historic Stonehenge and the surrounding areas. Visit the remnants of the ancient settlement of "Old Sarum" and complete your day trip by visiting nearby Salisbury. The old town and cathedral of Salisbury are sure to please.
After your exciting day, make your way back to London to enjoy a civilized dinner, and recount the many fabulous sights of your day trip to the enchanting Wiltshire countryside.