Surrounded by beautiful countryside, Tidworth is situated on the A338 close to the Wiltshire/Hampshire border, with an excellent bus service from Salisbury to Andover every 15 minutes.
To the north west of Tidworth you will find the Iron Age earthwork of Sidbury Hill. Also known as Sidbury Camp, it is believed to have been the site of a Neolithic settlement and covers an area of around 75 acres.
Within the town you can visit St Mary’s Mortuary Chapel, dating from 1870, and the Norman Church of Holy Trinity is from the late 13th century, it may date back even earlier. Rebuilt in the 15th century it contains a number of historic features including a 12th century font.
Tidworth is also home to thatched cottages, the Hampshire Cross and Tedworth House (now more commonly known as the home for Help for Heroes).
Set in the grounds of Tedworth Park, Tidworth Polo Club is one of the oldest polo clubs in the country. Other local places of note include Tidworth Garrison Golf Club, with its first class down land golf course, and Trinity House which is associated with the Tidworth Drummer, a 17th century poltergeist.
Tidworth is within easy driving distance of medieval Salisbury and historic Marlborough, as well as attractions such as the Kennet & Avon Canal, Avebury and Stonehenge.
Parking & Transport
- Car Parks
Towns & Villages
Map & Directions
From Salisbury - Starting from Old Sarum Park, Salisbury turn right onto Portway, at roundabout take 2nd exit onto A338 (signposted Swindon, Marlborough), at next roundabout take the 1st exit signposted Swindon. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A338 signposted Swindon, Hungerford. At the mini roundabout continue forward onto A338 and you arrive on Pennings Road, Tidworth.
Public Transport Directions
Excellent bus service from Salisbury to Andover every 15 minutes.