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Tel code: 01980 | code search
Postcode: SP9 | code search
Population: 7000
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Tidworth is an unusual garrison town positioned on the borders of Wiltshire and Hampshire, and is home to just over seven thousand people. It nudges the edge of Salisbury Plain, and is surrounded by a wild and dramatic landscape that spreads for miles. Originally two villages dating as far back as Neolithic times, and which also saw Bronze Age Settlers, and the building of an Iron Age Hill Fort nearby. The two villages one of which sat in the county of Wiltshire, and one in Hampshire, eventually merged, which saw the birth of the town. Farming and agriculture had been the main industry for centuries until the influx of military personnel who arrived in the early 19th Century, after which the Army built many buildings and houses for the soldiers and their families, this in turn led to the rise in businesses within the town. Today's visitor will discover a choice of shops on offer, several cafes within the town, and a collection of tempting takeaways to chose from. There are welcoming pubs which have stood the test of time, and, as visitors are never far from the network of footpaths which stretch across stunning countryside walkers will be spoilt for choice.


Tidworth Dental Health


Bourne Valley Practice
The Surgery

Golf Club

Tidworth Garrison Golf club

Pub and Bar

Boot Inn


Clarendon Primary School
Zouch Primary School


Oliver's Cottage


Ady Cars
Stephen’s Taxis
Tritax Taxis

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Oliver's Cottage (2.94 miles)


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Just 4 miles from prehistoric Stonehenge, this comfortable cottage and its little garden are ideally located for enjoying Hampshire's myriad delights including miles of open country on ... More

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May Cottage (4.14 miles)

May Cottage
May Cottage dates back to 1740 and is set in the heart of the quiet picturesque village of Thruxton with Post Office and bus service, two old Inns serving snacks and food, yet just a ... More | visit website
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Cholderton Stonehenge Youth Hostel (4.46 miles)

Cholderton Stonehenge Youth Hostel
Cholderton Stonehenge Hostel is set on a converted milk dairy farm, set in beautiful countryside on the Wiltshire & Hampshire border only 4 miles from Stonehenge, with views to Salisbury Cathedral. The hostel has ... More | visit website
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The Barleycorn Inn (4.48 miles)

The Barleycorn Inn

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Located in the heart of the picturesque Wiltshire village of Collingbourne Kingston is the 18th century Barleycorn Inn. The Barleycorn is a typical village Inn oozing with charm, roaring log ... More


Gunville House (5.05 miles)

Gunville House dates from the 18th Century and is a lovely thatched, beamed family house. It is in a secluded, rural situation just outside the village of Grateley near Andover in Hampshire, the house looks ... More
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Amport Inn (5.22 miles)

Amport Inn
The Amport Inn is over 200 years old and was once home of the Marquis of Winchester coachman. The hotel is beautifully situated overlooking a tributary of the River Test, surrounded by fields and ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Andover (6.62 miles)

Premier Inn Andover

Situated on the outskirts of the Hampshire market town of Andover, with close links to the A34 and A303. Local sights include Winchester Cathedral, Thruxton Race Circuit and Stone Henge.
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Travelodge Amesbury Stonehenge (6.64 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Fairlawn House (6.77 miles)

Fairlawn House

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This fine Grade II listed Georgian town house provides 4-star guest accommodation in small, historic Amesbury, just off the A303 and less than 2 miles (3.2 km) from Stonehenge.

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George Hotel (6.77 miles)

George Hotel

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Comfortable hotel offering ideal accommodation for both business and leisure. Relaxed restaurant with wide choice of menu. an a good base for exploring the local area. Surrounded by original oak beams ... More

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