TRAFFIC on the A303 around Stonehenge over the summer solstice celebrations is set to be busy this weekend.

Around 35,000 people are expected to attend the celebrations which take place at sunrise on Saturday.

Stonehenge will be open for the celebrations between 7pm on Friday to 8am on Saturday.

People attending the event are being encouraged to use a frequent special bus service running from Salisbury throughout the Friday night and into the next day to avoid delays reaching Stonehenge.

Road users travelling by Stonehenge on the A303 are are advised to plan their journeys in advance and allow longer to reach their destinations.