Last Updated 05 Jun 2022


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. 


Further Open Days in 2022

 The Imberbus Day is scheduled for Saturday  20th August. Details will be published nearer the day.

Please Note:  Apart from the Imberbus Day on 20th August, there will be no other open days during August 2022 as there are military exercises taking place.

Further Open Days or events during 2022 will be published here when confirmed.


Have you Questions about visiting St Giles Church ?
You may have questions about your proposed visit to Imber and St Giles Church when it is open in the future.  We have a section that aims to answer all your questions so please click here to go to the FAQs Section

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.


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