About the village of Tisbury, Wiltshire

June . 2016

About the village of Tisbury, Wiltshire

Tisbury is a large, historic village 13 miles west of Salisbury in Wiltshire.

It is the largest village in the area and as such serves as a hub for surrounding communities. With a range of independent shops; award-winning florist, delicatessen, fishmonger and butcher as well as a small supermarket and chemist, Tisbury provides an array of handy amenities for local residents. Place Farm is one of the largest existing tithe barns in the UK.

Tisbury train station

Tisbury station is on the main West of England line. This means that villagers are within commuting distance of London. The journey time from Tisbury to London Waterloo is around an hour and a half whilst trains also run in the opposite direction to Exeter St David.

St Johns Primary School

St Johns Primary School promotes an inclusive learning environment with an emphasis on the individual needs of the child. The creative curriculum is designed to engage the child in their thirst for knowledge.


Church of England and 12th century St John the Baptist Church is Grade I listed with it’s churchyard featuring a 4000 year old yew tree. The Roman Catholic Church of the Sacred Heart was built in the late 19th Century and the Methodist Church on Tisbury High Street in 1902.

Tisbury pubs, restaurants and cafes

Beatons Tea Room with an elegant Cecil Beaton inspired décor, on the High Street provides tempting breakfast, lunch and tea time treats. It is the perfect place to meet a friend and offers a wide selection of coffee and tea choices.

Pythouse Walled Garden, close to Tisbury is a beautiful 18th Century walled kitchen garden shop and café. It is the perfect place to relax, wander and enjoy a delicious lunch or tea time snack. Every Friday evening, The Pyt House offers a seasonal dinner menu.

The Boot Inn at the top of Tisbury High Street is a picturesque pub made of Chilmark stone. It was first licensed in 1768 and has a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

The Bennet Arms is a dog friendly Keystone Brewery pub that has a diverse menu and woodfired pizza made to order every Tuesday early evening.

The South Western is a Victorian railway hotel and pub set a stones throw from Tisbury Station.

Sports services

Tisbury Sports Centre is currently undergoing a period of modernization and the new site for the new Nadder Valley Sports Centre will offer a large fitness and wellness suite as well as pre-school, office and crèche facilities. Currently there is a popular gym, soft play zone for toddlers and a large indoor sports area.  Tisbury Sports Centre offers holiday and term time clubs to keep local children busy.

Minutes away from the Sports Centre, is Tisbury Swimming Pool. This old-fashioned village lido is open from mid May to September and provides sessions for toddlers, early morning and adult only swim sessions and after school fun sessions. The swimming pool is also available for private hire.

Houses for sale and rent in Tisbury

Rural View Estate Agents offer a selection of houses for sale and rent in and around the Tisbury area. For more information or any other details on local services, please call us on 01722 716895.

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