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Countess services


A303 at Countess Roundabout
(also accessible to traffic on the A345)

Signposted from the road.

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(Google Maps link)


Single site located at a junction.

Currently a small restaurant in a big plot of land, close to Stonehenge.


Catering: Under refurbishment Forecourt: Shell, Select, Deli2go, Costa Express Motel: Travelodgebook

Last updated June 2018.

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Countess Road

Trivia and History[edit]

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The previous, brick styling.

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Opened by Forte's Little Chef 1990
Taken over by Euro Garages 2017

Just a mile west of Solstice, this site is located on the A303 eastbound, but immediately after a roundabout and with a link back to it. Inside the services is an odd road layout, offering parking spaces in many different places.

It opened in 1990 as the Amesbury branch of Little ChefHistory. This gained a Burger King, then Harry Ramsden's and Caffe Ritazza as part of Little Chef Choices. A Coffee Tempo! was later added. In 2011, it received a thorough refurbishment as part of the Wonderfully British project, where it gained a Good To Go.

The Little Chef closed with the other remaining restaurants to fall under the holding name, EG Diner. This and the Burger King closed in June 2018 and are due to become a Greggs, Subway and Burger King will reopen. All three are due to open by mid July 2018. There were plans to include a Starbucks café at the site however this is not expect to happen.

Despite the name Amesbury being well-used, the roundabout and services are officially called Countess. The motel here is very close to Stonehenge and sometimes takes that name.

Shell operate the filling station and Euro Garages operate the restaurants.


Solstice (westbound, 2 miles) Services on the A303 Sparkford (38 miles)
none nearby Euro Garages services Willoughby Hedge (westbound, 19 miles)
Podimore (41 miles)