Welcome to Ramsbury and Axford



Ramsbury is a pre-medieval village steeped in history and tradition. Situated in the picturesque Kennet valley, Marlborough is 7 miles to the West and Hungerford 5 miles East.

Today’s community boasts a thriving primary school, a large surgery, shops, two pubs, a café and a wide range of clubs, societies and services. The village is in the heart of an Area of Outstanding Beauty, and there are plenty of circular walks starting in or near the village.

Please take your time to explore what Ramsbury has to offer by visiting the relevant pages on this site.


As previously reported the Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer Sue Arnold is retiring in June. Unfortunately an appointee to replace her has withdrawn so the Parish Council is urgently seeking a replacement.

The job is part time, an annualised ten hours a week. The clerk works in the PC office in the Memorial Hall. Parish Council meetings are on the evening of the third Monday of the month and the clerk is required to attend and minute the meetings. In addition, the work includes preparation of agendas, minutes, reception and logging of correspondence, reception of invoices and arranging payment, general administration, preparation of financial reports and preparation of annual accounts for audit.

Experience is not essential but good Microsoft Word skills, knowledge of Excel, and a well-organised approach to administration are needed. Experience of using an accounting package such as QuickBooks or Sage would be an advantage but not essential. There will be an overlap with Sue to allow for initial on the job training to cover all aspects of the work, and further formal training could be available.  Hours can be flexible remuneration, dependant on skill and experience to be negotiated, is in the region of £5,500 p.a. If you are interested please contact the clerk at parishcouncil@ramsbury.org 01672520045 for a fuller job description and further details by Tuesday May 2nd 2017.

The Ramsbury Parish Boundary Walk will take place on Sunday April 30th – It is a lovely day long walk through beautiful countryside, much on private land which can’t be walked at other times.
Start time 6.45-7am in the Square transport for 7.30am start at Crooked Soley. If you can get to the start under your own steam please do. Bacon butties at 10am(£2.50 profits to Scouts). Tea at 4.45pm (Donations welcome to pre-school).
Do some or all of the walk-gold badges if you complete the whole thing.
Click on leaflet for full information.
– Sorry – NO DOGS.

Ramsbury 5 Mile Run – Sunday 21st May 2017 – The Ramsbury 5 Mile Run is an annual event , which starts at the recreation ground and takes a scenic, undulating route around the footpaths, tracks and small roads of Ramsbury. The main event attracts between 100 and 150 villagers and runners from the clubs around Wiltshire and is organised under UK athletics rules.

Children’s races start at 10am and include categories for all ages with appropriate distances. The main race starts at 11am. There are prizes for different ages in the children’s and adult races.

Refreshments are provided in the Recreation centre pavilion.

Download an entry form here, pick one up at the post office or Midway Stores, or contact me and I will E-mail one to you.

Alternatively, enter on-line through runnersworld.co.uk or runbritain.com. Children enter from 9.15am on the day.

Entry Form –RamsburyRunEntryForm2017

Contact Jacqy McQue on ramsburyrun@hotmail.com or 07775648307