There is a bookable taxi service at Bus Fare rates that runs through the Bourne Valley villages to Amesbury twice a day, from Monday to Saturday.
It travels through the Winterbournes, East Gomeldon, Porton, Idmiston, Boscome, Allington, Newton Tony and finally Cholderton, arriving in Amesbury at 09.55 am and 12.40pm (all times approx.)
Return journeys leave Amesbury at 11.50am and 13.50pm so it is an ideal service for a visit to the doctor or dentist or just to do some shopping.
Services do not run on Sundays or public holidays.
The taxi is an 8-seater minibus with disabled and wheelchair access.
The service will usually pick up at village focal points such as the bus stop or telephone box. Please ask for your nearest village pick up point when booking. It may be possible to pick you up and drop you off at your front door if your address is accessible for the vehicle, please ask for details.
Booking on the previous day before 4pm is essential; booking on Saturday for the following Monday.
Cost is normal bus fare rates, but Wiltshire concessionary Bus Pass holders can travel free!
To book, call 01722 50 50 50 and ask for the:
"Rural Taxi Service from the Bourne Valley villages to Amesbury".
Idmiston Parish Council,
c/o Idmiston Parish Memorial Hall,
Salisbury SP4 0LB
Telephone: 07763 411 595
Or use our contact form.