December 2011: Stonehenge – a battle won!

Fear of legal action from the Trail Riders Fellowship has deterred Wiltshire Council from closing seven Byways Open to All Traffic around Stonehenge. Wiltshire Council intended to ban motorized users from the routes as part of elaborate plans to construct a commercial Visitors Centre at the World Heritage Site. The byways, which are used as a convenient viewing point by many visitors to the stones, would have been converted into dedicated trackways for land trains transporting tourists from a massive car park onto the site itself.

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