Stonehenge - Winter Solstice

Stonehenge is open this morning for people celebrating the winter solstice. The ancient ritual marks the start of the winter season, on the shortest day of the year.

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Stonehenge open for winter solstice

Celebrating the sunrise at the Winter Solstice at Stonehenge last year. Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Archive

Stonehenge is open this morning for people celebrating the winter solstice.

The ancient ritual marks the start of the winter season, on the shortest day of the year.

Last year, 5,000 people came to Stonehenge to take part.