Last Updated 05 Aug 2022


There has been a settlement at Imber since 967AD.  The village was evacuated in 1943 and remains deserted until today

The Church of St Giles is open for visitors and services on specified days of the year

The Friends of St Giles offer everybody a warm welcome on the days shown on the Events page

Access to Imber
and St Giles



St Giles Church is CLOSED
St Giles Church and the village of Imber are now closed to visitors 

Imber Bus Day - Public Transport
The organisers of Imberbus Day have arranged for a range of buses and coaches for those wishing to reach Imber by Public Transport . Click Here for more Information

 Imberbus Day 2022 !

We are delighted to announce that the famous  Imberbus Day will be happening on 20th August this year and despite the proposed rail strike, arrangements for the Imberbus Day on 20th August remain unchanged   Click Here for more Information

Further Events in 2022 !
There are further events and open days planned for the remainder of 2022   Click Here for more Information

Frequently asked Questions !
We are asked a number of questions about visiting Imber and St Giles Church.  Please, first look at our FAQs page for your answer.  Only contact us direct if you cannot find the answer on the FAQs page

PLEASE NOTE: CASH ONLY !
Image result for cash onlyPlease note that if visiting St Giles Church on open days - we only take cash for purchases.  We are unable to use a Card Machine as Imber has no internet access.

Bratton Silver Band Arts Council Funding - Imber
The Arts Council has awarded BSB funding for a specially commissioned piece of music  Click Here for Detailed Information

Access to St Giles Church After Dark
We are often asked if visitors can access St Giles Church outside advertised hours and, in particular, after dark.  Please note that access to St Giles Church in Imber during the hours of darkness is NOT permitted under any circumstances.

Where is Vedette Post No 2 ?
We are told that a number of people have difficulty finding VP2 when access to Imber is only allowed by escorted convoy.  Go Here for Details of VP2

Access to Imber Village - Read This
There is no general admission to Imber Village or St Giles Church outside advertised dates for public access.  Read Here for Further Information

Access to Imber Ranges
There is no access to the Army Ranges on Salisbury Plain without prior permission from the MoD.  Go Here for Information

 SPTA Newsletter Changes
Please Note that the SPTA Newsletter is only being issued via its web site from now on.  You can see the latest Newsletters by going here  (opens in a new window)

Are you a Film or TV Company  ?
Upated Information If you are a Film or TV company or a photographer seeking authority to film on SPTA, please see important details   more information here

Interested in Church Bells ?
St Giles Church has a light ring of 6 bells.  Interested in the bells ?  Are you a bellringer ?  You can find more information here

SPTA Safety Leaflet
We have been given a copy of the SPTA Imber Safety Leaflet and are pleased to make it available on our FAQs page take a look at the leaflet here

Want a Fridge Magnet ?
We now have St Giles Church Fridge Magnets for sale.  They can be purchased in the church on open days or if you want one now, go to our shop for details

Important Information Regarding Access to Imber
There is no public access to Imber except on dates shown on this web site. 
  Please click here for information regarding access to Imber Village

Having problems finding us ?
Some people have difficulties finding when to turn off the main roads

  Directions to Imber

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