From an astrological point of view, Summer Solstice is when the Sun enters the sign of Cancer. This year, it takes place on Monday 20th June 2016, at 10:34pm GMT (11:34pm British Summer Time). However the first Sunrise after this is celebrated – as usual – at Stonehenge the next morning. on Tuesday 21st June 2016, at 4:42am (Brit.Summer Time).
Access to Stonehenge:
I’ve found out that the Carpark & access to Stonehenge (free to all subject to T&C) is from 7pm the night before (monday 20th June). Full info from English Heritage site copied/ added below with links for your own confirmation. People will be ushered out by 8am next morning (after Sunrise has been observed)..and car park will close at 12noon.
I shall be heading that way to celebrate, drum and greet sunrise, and take a few photos/ videos..and perhaps do a personal ceremony with few friends.. I’ll share pictures afterwards here on my blog. Meanwhile, here’s a Video I made from my Midsummer visit to Stonehenge last year (2015).
You can view the video in full size at my Youtube channel of course at Gaian2012 Esoteric Channel
Bright Solar Blessings
Here’s that info from English Heritage about their guides, Terms & Conditions
Taken from English Heritage website for this event
“English Heritage is pleased to provide free Managed Open Access to Stonehenge for Summer Solstice 2016 and ask that if you are planning to join us for this peaceful and special occasion that you follow these Conditions of Entry. These are written to ensure enjoyment and safety for everyone attending Summer Solstice at Stonehenge.
Access to monument field – 7pm
Sunset – 9:26pm
TUESDAY 21 JUNE
Sunrise – 4:52am
Monument field closes – 8am
The Solstice Car Park opens at 7pm on 20th June with last admissions at 6am (or when full, if earlier) on 21st June. The car park will close at 12 noon on 21st June.
ADMISSION, PARKING AND PLANNING YOUR JOURNEY
Admission to the Summer Solstice at Stonehenge is free of charge, however please note that parking fees apply.
We strongly recommend travelling by public transport or arranging to car share. Help with planning your journey and accomodation can be found on the pages below, along with other helpful advice if you are planning to come to Summer Solstice.
|Cars, motorhomes, live-in vehicles & private-hire minibuses||£15|
|Commercial coaches & minibuses||£50|