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Amesbury is situated 8 miles north of Salisbury, with Salisbury Plain further to the north. The town is surrounded by an ancient landscape. The parish boundary of Amesbury encompasses the Neolithic site of Stonehenge - a world heritage site which attracts over a million visitors a year.
Amesbury is steeped in history. It is an older settlement than Salisbury, founded in 979 when an Abbey was built.
Over the past 30 years the town has seen major housing developments to the south, with Kings Gate the most recent, still under construction.
The toilets in the Central Car Park in Amesbury have been closed by Wiltshire Council.
Alternative conveniences can be found in the following locations
To view the details of the alternative conveniences with a location map please click hereRead more
We are pleased to announce that the first of two board walks has been completed in Lords Walk. Many thanks to everyone for there patience and understanding before and during construction.
We are waiting for a date form our contractors regarding the installation of the 2nd board walk.
April Town Council Newsletter
The latest edition of the Town Council Newsletter will be issued to residents of Amesbury with the April edition of The Stonehenge Trader.
To view a copy of the July Newsletter please click here or pop in to the Amesbury Community & Visitors Centre
To view a copy of the April Newsletter please click here or pop in to the Amesbury Community & Visitors Centre
To view a copy of the January Newsletter please click here or pop in to the Amesbury Community & Visitors Centre
Amesbury is located in southern Wiltshire, eight miles north of Salisbury on the A345. It sits in the River Avon valley on the southern fringes of Salisbury Plain.
" Recent discoveries confirm that Amesbury is the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in Britain and has been home to people since just after the end of the Ice Age."