Pubs near Stonehenge Wiltshire England are mostly in nearby town of Amesbury Wiltshire only five minutes drive away. FOR SUGGESTIONS PLEASE SCROLL DOWN THIS PAGE
The location of Stonehenge is on an open hillside of Wiltshire on the edge of military ranges and Salisbury Plain and easily spotted from the main London to Exeter A303 road.
The main population centre, apart from small villages is Amesbury which itself is. The town of Amesbury has by far the largest concentration of ancient monuments, prehistoric sites and artefacts in and around the town. The town originated around the Abbey over 1000 years ago.
One of the nearest pubs near Stonehenge Wiltshire England is the Stonehenge Inn and is only one and a half miles by road on the roundabout next to the village of Durrington Walls. Interestingly, Durrington Walls village is itself built within a large Neolithic Iron Age earthwork which has been the subject of recent excavation. All that remains of the earthwork today is the low circular earthwork ridge visible from the A345 which slices through it. Other pubs include The New Inn, The George Hotel in the High Street and The Greyhound Inn.
Pubs to the north of Amesbury on the River Avon include The Swan in the tiny village of Enford about 15 minutes drive on the main A345 Amesbury to Upavon road. About 3-4 miles west of Stonehenge there are the The Royal Oak, The George and The Bustard inns in the village of Shrewton
Driving south from Stonehenge you can take the pretty route through west Amesbury to the medieval city of Salisbury. The road wends its way south following the river Avon through some of the most beautiful countryside in England, the Woodford valley. En-route you will find The Bridge Inn
, a pub at an exceptionally picturesque location overlooking the river Avon, and the Wheatsheaf Inn.Pubs near Stonehenge Wiltshire England