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Salisbury Plain Experience Off-Road Tour

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An off-road tour of Salisbury Plain for up to 6 guests. Join this tour to explore deep history, breathtaking views and unique wildlife, made possible in the UK's largest military training area. From the comfort of Land Rover Defender, experience Wiltshire as you have never seen before, with unparalleled access to an area the size of the Isle of Wight you are sure to find a memory to tell your friends about. Simply put, the best way to experience the landscape that surrounds Stonehenge and escape the crowds. A typical tour encompasses elements of history, photography opportunities and off-roading, you will also find a nice place to stop and have tea and biscuits before heading back to your collection point.
Highlights
  • Roar down rutted tracks and country lanes in a 4-wheel drive vehicle
  • See Stonehenge, hill forts, and the UK’s largest military training area
  • View the giant chalk white horses at Westbury, Devizes, and Alton Barnes
  • Flexible, small-group tour is limited to a maximum of six guests
What to Expect
Tour routes can change depending on military activity, but a typical tour runs like this. After pickup from Shrewton, Salisbury, or Stonehenge, head to Salisbury Plain and make a circuit of the military firing range. Depending on access, either visit a military camp or drive through the firing ranges proper with their craters and shattered hulks.
See the white horses at Westbury, Devizes, and Alton Barnes, and discover the history of these unique artworks. View the villages of Chitterne and Tilshead, and stop for tea and biscuits in the Parsonage Down nature reserve. Zoom past the Iron Age hill fort known as Yarnbury Castle before returning to your pickup point by way of Stonehenge and the historic town of Larkhill, birthplace of the RAF.
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Reviewed 19 May 2019

A thoroughly enjoyable safari tour with our knowledgeable and accommodating guide James. He tailored the two hour tour to our requirements with on and off road driving. We saw the bustards which have been reintroduced to Salisbury Plains together with deer and a range of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Anne L
James D, Manager at Salisbury Plain Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2019

Thank you for the review, I am glad you enjoyed yourself.

Reviewed 11 May 2019

This was our first tour with James and Salisbury Safari tours. We had the in-laws visiting and were looking for something interesting and different to do with them. The booking experience was simple and excellent and James answered any questions we had. The Tour it...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Nick B
James D, Manager at Salisbury Plain Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2019

Always a pleasure to take people around and about, sorry the Bustards were not playing. thanks for taking the time to review.

Reviewed 1 May 2019

We had so enjoyed our trip with James of Salisbury Plain Safaris on a wet December day in 2018 that we booked immediately for a further trip at a different time of year. This time (a gorgeous but hazy Good Friday 2019) we didn't see...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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James D, Manager at Salisbury Plain Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2019

What a great review, thank you for taking to time to write it. This tour was a real highlight of the year so far, your groups a good luck when it comes to wildlife, you are welcome anytime!

Reviewed 2 April 2019 via mobile

Spent a thoroughly enjoyable couple of hours off-roading around Salisbury Plain. The host was extremely knowledgeable and entertaining about the ecology of the area. Travelled across military ranges and had their history and significance explained. A great experience and a highly recommended tour through an...More

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James D, Manager at Salisbury Plain Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2019

thank you for the kind review

Reviewed 1 November 2018

Such a good tour! James was a brilliant guide, helpful, open to creating a personalised experience and enormously knowledgeable about the area. I really recommend it.

Date of experience: October 2018
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James D, Manager at Salisbury Plain Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2019

Thank you for the wonderful review

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