Salisbury Cathedral


Salisbury, Wiltshire

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Explore 800 years of history at Salisbury Cathedral, one of the UK’s most iconic medieval cathedrals. Take a tower tour to the base of Britain’s tallest spire, tower tours are not exclusive but are limited to 12 people only with age and height restrictions for children. See the Cathedral’s original 1215 Magna Carta and explore its legacy in a specially created exhibition. Discover the world’s oldest working mechanical clock and enjoy afternoon tea in the Refectory restaurant with a fantastic view of the spire, or in The Bell Tower Tearooms (open March–October).

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Salisbury Cathedral
Salisbury Cathedral,The Close,SALISBURY,Wiltshire,SP1 2EN
Phone : 01722 555120

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Discover Wiltshire

A land shrouded in mystery, myth and legend, Wiltshire evokes images of ancient stone circles, white chalk horses carved into hillsides, crop circles and the forbidden, empty landscape of Salisbury Plain. To many M4 and A303 drivers heading out of London through the clutter of the Thames Valley, Wiltshire is where the landscape opens out and rural England begins.

Wiltshire’s charm lies in the beauty of its countryside. The expansive chalk landscapes of the Marlborough and Pewsey downs and Cranborne Chase inspire a sense of space and freedom, offering miles of uninterrupted views deep into Dorset, Somerset and the Cotswolds. Wiltshire’s thriving market towns and picturesque villages provide worthwhile visits and welcome diversions. Stroll through quaint timbered and thatched villages in the southern Woodford and Avon valleys and explore the historic streets of the stone villages of Lacock, Castle Combe and Sherston. Walk around Salisbury and discover architectural styles from the 13th century to the present and take time to visit the city’s elegant cathedral and fascinating museums. And if all of that isn’t enough, the county is also richly endowed with manor houses, mansions and beautiful gardens.

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