Wiltshire Tourist Guide

Pubs near Stonehenge Wiltshire England

Pubs near Stonehenge Wiltshire England are mostly in the nearby town of Amesbury Wiltshire only five minutes drive away.


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. 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.

For a pub that serves traditional English Fare near Stonehenge Wiltshire England pay a visit to the The Boot Inn at Berwick St James , approximately 4 miles away.
Recently included in the Good Food Guide 2013 and 2014 the Boot is run by Cathy and Giles who have been running pubs and hotels together for the last 12 years getting most of them into the Good Food Guide and Michelin guide. Their experience is testamount to the delicious home cooked food served every day including a roast on Sundays. Children are encouraged to sample smaller portions from the blackboard menu, however a simpler option is always available.

The The Rainbow on the Lakeis a unique lakeside pub overlooking the idyllic scenery of the Langford Lakes Nature Reserve, the flagship reserve of the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust. It is only 15 minutes drive from Stonehenge and lies right next to the A36 Salisbury Road.

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