Last Updated 27 Jan 2015


Public access is granted for up to 50 days in each year, however, as a rule the number of days granted falls well short of the maximum. Public notices are posted on the Ministry of Defence website and in the local press. Access is usually granted during the Easter and Christmas/New Year periods; also, during August. The military training programme will dictate dates of public access in any one year. 


St Giles Church is Now Closed

There will be access to Imber over Easter 2015 between Friday 3rd April and Monday 6th April.  Dates and times when St Giles Church will be open to visitors are still to be decided.

Information on dates for open days will be posted here as soon as they become available.

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Withdrawal of Access

The Ministry of Defence may withdraw access to Imber for operational reasons at short notice.  Please check here near to the time you wish to visit as we will post any changes as soon as possible after we are made aware of them.  We cannot be held responsible for nugatory travel or accommodation expenses in the event that the MoD refuses access to Imber.

Access to Imber Ranges in 2015
We are waiting to hear when the Ministry of Defence will allow access to Imber and St Giles Church during 2015.  Please look at SPTA Newsletters for the dates and conditions of access.

You should note that the published access dates and times can be revised or withdrawn by the MoD at short notice for operational reasons.

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Please note that the Ministry of Defence always reserves the right to close off access to Salisbury Plain and Imber for operational reasons and without notice.


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Further information  will be posted here when available.