A peaceful haven in the wonderful Wiltshire countryside
Whether you're planning a visit to the world-famous Stonehenge, a tour of the historic cathedral city of Salisbury, or a trip to the charming market towns of Marlborough and Devizes, the Old Post Office Bed and Breakfast is the perfect place to stay.
Nestled on the spectacular Salisbury Plain in the tranquil Wiltshire hamlet of Haxton, we're an ideal base for walkers, cyclists, bird-watchers and nature-lovers. There is an option of private trout fishing if booked in advance (additional cost applies). We are within easy reach of the Bulford, Larkhill, Upavon and Tidworth garrisons. A few minutes from Netheravon airfield, we are ideally placed for guests visiting the camp.
Opened in August 2010, the Old Post Office has been furnished to a luxury standard throughout, including comfortable beds, ample storage space and flat-screen free-view television and radio in our bedrooms. We provide hair dryers and ironing facilities are available on request.
Our bathrooms feature powerful electric showers and we provide a range of complementary bathing products. We also have a small selection of other toiletries for sale in case you forget the essentials!
A home away from home
You are welcome to sit back and relax in our spacious and comfortable lounge which is equipped with a large HD TV, DVDs, board games and a wide selection of books. There is a wood burner to sit by on cold winter nights whilst relaxing on our large comfy leather sofas and the Old Post Office is double glazed and centrally heated throughout.
Children and babies are welcome and we are equipped with a highchair in the breakfast room, and can also offer use of a travel cot for a small charge.
We are sometimes able to offer discounts for groups or long stays; please ask us for details.
Contact us now to make a booking: 01980 671 640 » Contact details
The Old Post Office Bed and Breakfast is based in the village of Haxton (adjoining Fittleton) just 7 miles north of Stonehenge and 5 miles from the local town of Amesbury
The A303 is 10 minutes by car, making us an ideal halfway break en-route to the West Country if travelling from London. We're just 10 minutes drive from Tidworth, Bulford, Larkhill and Upavon and walking distance from the Netheravon Airfield Camp.
Relax in the peaceful Salisbury
Where the Rivers Nadder and Bourne flow into the River Avon you will discover a delightful city. Salisbury is the county town of Wiltshire and represents an idyllic place to spend your vacation. If you are looking for a quiet and relaxing heaven on earth, book your stay in Salisbury and you will go back home with your batteries fully charged. Meet a beautiful escort New York to keep you company and have a wonderful experience together.
Explore the treasures within Salisbury
Salisbury Cathedral is perhaps the most impressive architecture you will find in this city. The wonderful structure dates back to the year 1220 and is definitely a masterpiece of the early Gothic style. The Cathedral consists of a gorgeous nave, a long choir, retrochoir and transepts shielded by charming false arches. The interior is bright colored in darkly gleaming Purbeck marble and limestone so that the contrast will catch the eye. Spend a few minutes in this peaceful environment in the company of your lovely escort New York and get ready to explore the other tourist attractions within Salisbury.
Wander around the amazing streets of the Old City Centre. Pass by the 15th century parish church of St Thomas of Canterbury, meet with your sweet escort New York in the 15th century market and head to the Red Lion Hotel that has a façade built in the year 1820. You will get to admire the 15th century Plume of Feathers Inn and the Guildhall, which was constructed in 1788.
Stroll on the meadows of the River Avon and enjoy the wonderful views of the cathedral, view that was captured by the painter John Constable on canvas in the year 1820. Head to Old Sarum accompanied by your ravishing escort New York and admire the old Roman camp together. Take a tour around what used to be the Sorviodonum and see the ruins of a castle that was built in 1075.
If you want to reconnect with Mother Nature, you must serve a picnic in The Larmer Tree Gardens. Set in the ancient forest known as Cranborne Chase, it is a wonderful place where you can spot peacocks, pheasants and other exotic birds. Move from the Roman Temple to the Indian Buildings and the open-air theatre then just lie back in the fascinating green grass, if the weather is fine.
You can recharge your batteries with your companion in one of the best restaurants within Salisbury. Relish with some fine English recipes at Eastern Chillout, Grillado or Charter 1227 Restaurant and then venture around Salisbury, to the impressive Wilton house. Admire the details of the Baroque-style structure and drive 19 miles southwest of Salisbury until you will reach to Shaftesbury, this picturesque little market town where you will be charmed by the landscapes and tiny houses.
Discover all the treasures hidden within Salisbury and explore the surroundings, you might never know what you will find. Request the services offered by an appealing escort New York and she will do anything to offer you an unforgettable adventure in Salisbury!
From A303 and Amesbury
Turn north off the A303 at the Countess Roundabout onto the A345 towards Marlborough and Netheravon. Carry on this road for about 5 miles, going straight on over two roundabouts. When the road drops down between thick trees and just after a bend but before the 'Dog & Gun' public house, turn right into Netheravon village and Haxton (signposted). Bearing left, drive through Netheravon, past school on left, shop on right, over the bridge into Haxton. Bear right at the Triangle Green. Carry on, past sign to Fittleton on left. Straight on to houses on the left, one of which is the Old Post Office B&B (signed). Parking is opposite the Old Post Office B&B (signed). Drive up the gravel driveway which is adjacent to the marked public footpath. Private parking is at the rear of the car park.
From M4 and Pewsey
From Junction 15, follow the A346 south. Turn right through Marlborough and then left onto the A345 through Pewsey and Upavon. On leaving Upavon turn right then immediately left following signs for A345 to Salisbury. Haxton is about 4.5 miles on from Upavon. Look out for sign to Netheravon. Just after this sign on the brow of the hill turn left into Mill Road. Pass the Mill Brewery on the left. Turn left at the T-junction. Drive over the bridge into Haxton. Bear right at the Triangle Green. Carry on, past sign to Fittleton on left. Straight on to houses on the left, one of which is the Old Post Office B&B (signed). Parking is opposite the Old Post Office B&B (signed). Drive up the gravel driveway which is adjacent to the marked public footpath. Private parking is at the rear of the car park.