Stonehenge is perhaps the world’s most famous prehistoric monument. It was built in several stages: the first monument was an early henge monument, built about 5,000 years ago. It has a fantastic new visitors centre and well worth the trip.
Things to see & do locally
Grittleton is situated just a few miles off Junction 17 of the M4, close by are the picturesque market towns of Chippenham, Malmesbury, Tetbury, Bradford and Avon and not to mention the quintessential villages of Castle Coombe & Lacock. The County of Wiltshire is situated at the gateway to the West Country, much of the County is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Few Counties in England can equal Wiltshire's ancient monuments and burial grounds, a unique feature of its mystical landscape.