A small town close to Stonehenge (2 miles) and Woodhenge (1.5 miles), historic Amesbury is an attractive town sitting on the River Avon.

With free parking, two coach spaces, its own weekly market, a breath taking museum housing one of Britain’s largest mesolithic collection and an amazing story, hotels, bed and breakfasts, independent shops, restaurants and inns – the town is a great stopping point for travellers and visitors to Stonehenge and south Wiltshire.

The town offers many interesting walks in the Stonehenge Landscape and close to the River Avon.


Amesbury History Centre / Museum

The town’s new Museum at the Melor Hall, Church Street will amaze visitors with its story of life before the Stones and its mind-blowing artefacts from the town where History began.

The Melor Hall, Church Street, Amesbury, Wiltshire. SP4 7EU

Tel: 07793 366429



Neolithic monument dating from about 2300 BC, with concrete markers replacing timbers originally aligned in six concentric rings to the Solstice sunrise.


Amesbury and Community Visitors Centre
5 Stonehenge Walk, Salisbury SP4 7DB

Tel: 01980 622525


Posted on

9 January 2015