Crowds gather at stone circles for Summer Solstice

Crowds have gathered at the ancient stone circles of Stonehenge and Avebury in Wiltshire to celebrate sunrise on the longest day of the year and the beginning of summer.

Revellers take part in incantations as they prepare to welcome in summer at Stonehenge in Wiltshire. Credit: Reuters
A woman takes a selfie as the sun comes up. Credit: Reuters
Revellers arrived at sunset on Friday night. Credit: Reuters

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Crowds celebrate Summer Solstice

Crowds gathered at the ancient stone circles of Stonehenge and Avebury in Wiltshire to celebrate sunrise on the longest day of the year and the beginning of summer.