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Deserted village church opens for Easter

St Giles church in Imber, Wiltshire Credit: Visit Wiltshire

The closed and secluded St Giles church in Imber, Wiltshire, now used as a military training ground by the MoD, will be open for Easter.

Closed and shut off throughout the year, the church lies in a ghost village in the heart of Salisbury plain, an area that has been cordoned off by the Ministry of Defence for training for over 60 years.

Imber was officially evacuated for military training purposes in 1943.

The 700 year-old church is the only building in the abandoned WW2 village of Imber to have heating and running water.

There will be an Easter Egg hunt for kids and the chance for visitors to walk around the deserted village.

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