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Stonehenge in October. Tickets in advance or from driver?

Milan, Italy
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Stonehenge in October. Tickets in advance or from driver?

Hello,

in October I have planned a day trip from London to Stonehenge and found online about http://www.thestonehengetour.info/ which provides bus and entry ticket.

Is it advisable to buy it in advance or is better to buy directly from the driver? Is the price the same?

What is the difference between 'Bus, Old Sarum, & Stonehenge - £28' and 'Bus, Old Sarum, Stonehenge, & Cathedral - £34' tickets? Is there a fee to enter the Cathedral?

Thanks

Wiltshire, United...
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1. Re: Stonehenge in October. Tickets in advance or from driver?

You can buy tickets in advance or on the day, the price is the same. Yes it costs to get into the Cathedral - except for attending services, but they let you in, see you out and then start charging again!

N. Idaho
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2. Re: Stonehenge in October. Tickets in advance or from driver?

Definitely buy from the driver! They hop off the bus at Stonehenge and purchase the entrance tickets then hand them out as you step off the bus. Very easy.

Salisbury, United...
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3. Re: Stonehenge in October. Tickets in advance or from driver?

tickets for salisbury cathedral are admission price suggest voluntary donation but there is a price list that they want you to pay you do have to pay to see the magna carta and for any guides you may want to use

Milan, Italy
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4. Re: Stonehenge in October. Tickets in advance or from driver?

Somewhere online I read people suggesting to book in advance the entry to Stonehenge. Is this information inaccurate?

Considering, as you said, the admission to enter the Cathedral is voluntary is advisable to buy the £28 ticket (which doesn't include)? Do you remember how much is the recommended price?

Thanks

London
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for London, Devon
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5. Re: Stonehenge in October. Tickets in advance or from driver?

If you arrive on the dedicated bus service you automatically get priority entrance - so in that case you don't need to pre book.

New Mexico
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6. Re: Stonehenge in October. Tickets in advance or from driver?

Salisbury Cathedral - entrance is free, there is a large board at the entrance with "suggested" donation amounts. (£6.50/adult)

All funds for the maintenance and operation come from donations- so says the same sign.

Edited: 13 November 2016, 15:56
7. Re: Stonehenge in October. Tickets in advance or from driver?

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