Salisbury Plain

Stonehenge, the most famous antiquity on Salisbury Plain
Rough map of military training area (green) on Salisbury Plain within Wiltshire (blue) (it accounts for about half the area of Salisbury Plain)
Stonehenge, on Salisbury Plain
Military use makes some areas of the plain inaccessible to the public.
Typical grassland at Netheravon Down.
The burnt-tip orchid (Neotinea ustulata) can be found on Salisbury Plain
The Duke of Burgundy butterfly (Hamearis lucina)
The cuckoo bee Nomada armata
The fairy shrimp Chirocephalus diaphanus
The stone curlew

Chalk plateau in the south western part of central southern England covering 300 sqmi.

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A360 road

A road in Wiltshire, England, running from Devizes to Salisbury, through the villages of Potterne, West Lavington, Tilshead, and Shrewton, and passing near the Stonehenge ancient monument.

One of several tank crossings on the A360

It continues southwards towards Salisbury Plain, passing West Lavington via Potterne, then south-east to Shrewton via Tilshead.

Waterloo Lines

British Army barracks on Imber Road in Warminster, Wiltshire, England.

Pit Mead Roman villa mosaic, illustrations by Catherine Downes, engraved by James Basire and presented to the SAL by Daines Barrington

The site, on the northern outskirts of the town, lies under the edge of Salisbury Plain and has access to the military training areas on the Plain.


Ordnance Survey map of Imber from 1902
The Imber Ranges by-laws
The tower of St Giles' in 2002
The former Seagrams Farm
Houses used for training purposes
This building was a pub known as The Bell
Imber Court building
Monument to victim of highwaymen, Imber Range

Imber is an uninhabited village within the British Army's training area on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, England.

Vale of Wardour

The Vale of Wardour encompasses the valley of the River Nadder in the county of Wiltshire, England.

The Nadder at Teffont Mill

To the north is number 132, Salisbury Plain and West Wiltshire Downs, and to the south is number 134, Dorset Downs and Cranborne Chase.

Westbury White Horse

Paragliding above Westbury White Horse
An autumnal view of Westbury White Horse on the edge of Bratton Castle
Seen from White Horse Viewing Area
Viewed from near the edge of Bratton Downs before the surface treatment of 2007
The horse in 2012 less than 4 years after restoration
Westbury White Horse in 1772 (Top) and as re-cut in 1778 (Bottom) as illustrated by Plenderleath.
Flag of the Electorate of Hanover, which may have inspired Westbury White Horse soon after the Hanoverian dynasty inherited the British throne.
The horse by Eric Ravilious, 1939
Battle of Ethandun Memorial
The Edward Street mosaic.

Westbury or Bratton White Horse is a hill figure on the escarpment of Salisbury Plain, approximately 1.5 mi east of Westbury in Wiltshire, England.

Robin Hood's Ball

Neolithic wall painting from Tell Bouqras at the Deir ez-Zor Museum, Syria

Robin Hood’s Ball is a Neolithic causewayed enclosure on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England, approximately 5 mi northwest of the town of Amesbury, and 2+1/2 mi northwest of Stonehenge.

Scratchbury Camp

Site of an Iron Age univallate hillfort on Scratchbury Hill, overlooking the Wylye valley about 1 km northeast of the village of Norton Bavant in Wiltshire, England.

Scratchbury Camp, viewed from Battlesbury Hill
Pencil sketch of Scratchbury camp by Sir Richard Colt-Hoare, 1810. The seven tumuli within the hill fort are also shown.
Detail of the northeast flank earthwork defences at Scratchbury Camp
Drawing of finds from the Scratchbury Grave Group, 1869; William Pilsbury after Richard Colt-Hoare (1758–1838); Watercolour on paper, 26.7 x 17.8 (cm); located at the Society of Antiquaries of London
1817 Ordnance Survey Map of Scratchbury Camp
Scratchbury Camp as viewed from the southwest: the distinctive features of Scratchbury Hill, including the ramparts of the hill fort and one of the taller barrows, are clearly defined
The Adonis blue butterfly can be found on and around Scratchbury Camp
Siegfried Sassoon

The fort covers an area of 37 acre and occupies the summit of the hill on the edge of Salisbury Plain, with its four-sided shape largely following the natural contours of the hill.

White Barrow

White Barrow

White Barrow is a large Neolithic long barrow just below the crest of Copehill Down on Salisbury Plain, just south of the village of Tilshead in Wiltshire, England.

Yarnbury Castle

Site of a multiphase, multivallate Iron Age hillfort near the village of Steeple Langford, Wiltshire, England.

The earthwork ramparts and ditches of Yarnbury Castle
Pencil sketch of Yarnbury Castle by Sir Richard Colt-Hoare, 1810, from The Ancient History of Wiltshire
The marsh fritillary can be found at Yarnbury Castle

Yarnbury Castle is located in an area of unimproved grassland on the upper chalk north of the Wylye Valley, and on the edge of Salisbury Plain, which is the largest remaining area of calcareous grassland in north-west Europe.

Bratton Castle

The two banks along the southern side of the hillfort
Pencil sketches of Bratton Camp, from The Ancient History of Wiltshire by Sir Richard Colt Hoare
3D view of the digital terrain model
The Memorial to the Battle of Ethandun is a sarson stone standing in a corner of the public recreation area adjacent to Bratton Castle

Bratton Castle (also known as Bratton Camp) is a bivallate (two ramparts) Iron Age built hill fort on Bratton Down, at the western edge of the Salisbury Plain escarpment.