Idmiston Parish Council (IPC)
Idmiston Parish Council (IPC)


There are 2 pubs in the parish - one in Porton and one in Idmiston.

The Earl of Normanton (Idmiston)

The Earl of Normanton 

(01980 610251)


Tidworth Road

Idmiston, Salisbury

Wilts, SP4 0AG

"Pauline and Phil welcome you to the Earl of Normanton, a traditional country pub located 7 miles north of Salisbury on the A338.


We are open for meals seven days a week and pride ourselves on serving well kept real ales and good food (we have been listed in The CAMRA Good Beer Guide for sixteen years running).  Exmoor Gold and Hop Back’s Summer Lightning are always available together with 2 or 3 alternating guest ales.


We have employed a young imaginative chef who prides himself on serving a variety of dishes using local produce whenever possible. We have pleasant gardens and bars with log fires."


Opening Times:

Monday - Saturday:

12.oo noon to 2.45pm (last food orders 2.00pm)

6.00pm to 11.00pm (last food orders 8.45pm)



12.oo noon to 7.00pm (last food order 4.45pm)

The Porton Hotel (Porton)

The Porton Hotel

 (01980 610203)


Station Approach

Porton, Salisbury

WiltsSP4 0LA

"The Porton Hotel was once The Old Railway Tavern, and has been converted into a family run hotel, restaurant and bar. The location provides easy access to Porton Down Facilities, the World Heritage site of Stonehenge in Amesbury and the cherished Salisbury Cathedral in the centre of Salisbury.


Whatever the occasion, whether you are on holiday, business or just passing through, our Hotel offers comfortable accommodations, superb home cooked food and fun entertainment."


Parish Clerk

Catherine Purves

Idmiston Parish Council,

Cranbourne, White Way


Salisbury  SP5 1DT


Telephone: 07763 411 595




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