Stonehenge

Stonehenge….
 
A large quantity of very large, very heavy rocks that are believed to have come from South Wales and placed on top of each other many many miles away in Wiltshire.
 
A prehistoric monument.
 
A temple for sun worship, a healing centre, a burial site or perhaps a huge calendar.
 
One of the most famous sites in the world.
 
A world Heritage Site.
 
Surrounded by mystery, Stonehenge never fails to impress.
 
This is our visit on a very very windy September morning.
 

Linking up with Coombe Mill for Country Kids.

Country Kids from Coombe Mill Family Farm Holidays Cornwall
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  1. 2804 September, 2013 / 12:03 am

    Oh what fabulous pictures. I’ve never been to Stonehenge and I really should try and visit. It certainly does look windy that day 🙂

  2. 2849 September, 2013 / 12:04 am

    Wonderful photographs – I love the heavy sky with stones below, very atmospheric. It’s somewhere I’ve never been, but would love to go!

  3. 2840 September, 2013 / 2:24 am

    I went there once when I was very young – what an amazing place. Must go back with the kids

  4. 2846 September, 2013 / 7:13 am

    It is a dramatic place to visit. They used to open it up on Sundays in the winter months, so you could go up to the stones. Now you have to wait for the Summer Solstice. Along with everyone else.

  5. 2818 September, 2013 / 7:16 am

    Dramatic place to visit. They used to open it up on Sundays in the winter months, so that you could go up to the stones. Now you have to wait for the summer solstice.

  6. 2827 September, 2013 / 10:55 am

    It might have been windy but the sun was certainly out! Lovely pictures of both the stones and your family, it’s such a fantastic place to visit. Thanks for linking up and sharing with Country Kids.

  7. 2857 September, 2013 / 1:05 pm

    This is one of those places I remember being massive as a child, I was rather disappointed when we took Monkey last year – it seemed so much smaller than my memory suggested. Still amazing though #CountryKids

  8. 2822 September, 2013 / 5:04 pm

    Beautiful photos. It’s somewhere I’ve yet to visit, but I’ll definitely get there one day – looks like you all enjoyed your time there.

  9. 3043 September, 2013 / 3:41 pm

    Fabulous post. I’ve only even driven passed Stonehenge, on route to Yeovil from Standstead airport! Even from 80mph it looked mystical!

    Great pics too! Popping over from Country Kids linky! x

  10. 3045 September, 2013 / 3:42 pm

    Great photos! And I’ve only ever seen Stonehenge from flying passed at 80mph haha! xx

  11. 2314 July, 2016 / 10:21 pm

    I’d love to visit one day, but so far I’ve only been past in the car (once).

  12. 1244 August, 2016 / 9:02 am

    Can’t beat a bit of Stonehenge! I’ve been up there for summer Solstice a few times… that was an experience! There’s something a bit eerie about it isn’t there.

    • Candace
      1248 August, 2016 / 10:01 am

      Sure is but it’s such a stunning sight

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