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Imber Range Perimeter Path

Salisbury Plain, Salisbury, England
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Ranked #15 of 27 attractions in Salisbury
Type: Hiking Trails
Activities: Hiking
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Bristol, England
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144 reviews 144 reviews
55 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

The ex village of Imber is only open to the public on certain days of the year. Don't expect to see original buildings from the eviction during World War Two, as many have been subsequently rebuilt for M.O.D. training purposes. However, the old church (St Giles) is a must and there are photographs of how the original village once looked... More

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Ramsbury, England, United Kingdom
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35 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Went to imber yesterday. The church was good and interesting to look about in there they had loads of information on how the village looked in its hey day and judging by the pictures it looked absolute stunning. each person got 12 and 6 for their house no matter what size it was. Many of the graves in the church... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This village was evacuated in order to be used for military training. The residents were given very little time to leave, and imagined that they would soon be allowed to return. There are a few original buildings still standing here; family homes with their crests still in tact, as well as an old church which is a delight to visit.... More

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Oxfordshire, UK
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150 attraction reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Imber Church If you wish to visit Imber Church, check opening times on their website or sign up for their newsletter as it is only open during certain days. We found the plain easily enough using SatNav and asked the man on the gate where the church was. We had to follow the road through the army training ground for... More

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amesbury,wilts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

ive lived on the plain all my live and the imber path is the best,miles from anywhere in gods country...not to be missed

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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196 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

There’s a village right in the centre of Salisbury Plain that has become something of an enigma; it appears on few maps, is therefore difficult to locate, and more importantly, can only be accessed via a narrow road that the military opens up just a couple of times a year. The road leaves the main A360 at Gore Cross and... More

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Wiltshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

The Imber range perimeter path runs for miles and miles across salisbury plain and past the ancient village of Imber which now forms part of the MOD's training facility. There is a fascinating history to the village and although you cannot access the village, it is opened up to the public on a few occasions per year. Just Google it... More

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