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Join us as we explore the myths and legends associated with Stonehenge, look at the claims that are made on it by various groups today, and look at what some famous artists have made of it...

Rival Claims

Over the centuries, Stonehenge has been appropriated by many different people. It has been used as a place of healing, a ceremonial site for druids and other neo-pagans, and a place for counter-cultural festivals.

Rival Claims
360 Degrees

360 Degrees

Our amazing, 360ยบ panorama gives an idea of what it's like to stand in the centre of this world-famous stone circle!

Myths and Legends

Although great strides have been made in our understanding of the original purpose of Stonehenge, we will probably never know its full significance.

Myths and Legends
Stonehenge in Art

Stonehenge in Art

Representations of Stonehenge in painting and literature tend to focus on the mystical aspects of the site. During the early part of the 19th century, there was a great interest in rugged romanticism and mystery, and the stones looked like an obvious setting for such themes to many artists.

Ten things...

Do you know your henges from your burial mounds? Here are ten things that you might not have realised about this famous stone monument.

Ten things...