One of the most iconic monuments in the world, the prehistoric stone circle of Stonehenge has stood proudly on the wind-swept Salisbury Plains for thousands of years. Archaeologists believe it was constructed anywhere from 3000 BC to 2000 BC and speculation on the reason it was built ranges from a burial place, to human sacrifice, to astronomy.
Sunrise at Stonehenge

Explore our best ancient sites from Stonehenge to Sutton Hoo

We look at some of our most mysterious landmarks cared for by the National Trust