Joint statement on Highways England consultation on route options for A303 road improvement scheme

POSITION STATEMENT FROM HISTORIC ENGLAND, NATIONAL TRUST AND ENGLISH HERITAGE ON HIGHWAYS ENGLAND’S PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON ROUTE OPTIONS FOR THE A303 ROAD IMPROVEMENT SCHEME IN THE STONEHENGE WORLD HERITAGE SITE  Highways England has put forward initial route options for a road improvement within the Stonehenge World Heritage Site (WHS) which include a bored tunnel of…

The A303: Safeguarding Stonehenge’s future

In this series of blog posts Ellie Dewdney will be keeping you up to date with current issues that could affect Britain’s most special places and what the National Trust are doing to preserve these national treasures.  It will come as no surprise that here at the National Trust we are great fans of Stonehenge;…

Solstice at Stonehenge Landscape

Over 22,000 people gathered to celebrate the coming of the summer solstice at National Trust Stonehenge Landscape and Avebury on Friday morning. The weather surpassed all expectations to create a beautiful sunset and clear evening, however low cloud came in over night obscuring the sunrise at 4:52 am. Within the Stonehenge World Heritage Site, the…