Family Holidays in Salisbury
Whether you are planning a visit with your family during the summer holidays or perhaps a short break – a family holiday to Salisbury might be just what you are looking for!
Salisbury family holiday ideas
Discover some of our history with hands-on family attractions. See if you can pull a giant Sarsen stone on a visit to Stonehenge, take part in some crafty activities at Salisbury Museum and meet Romans, or see jousting several times of the year at Old Sarum.
Keen airplane enthusiasts will love a visit to Boscombe Down Aviation Collection where you can climb into cockpits and see aircraft restoration take place. Close by you’ll also often be able to see skydivers coming into land!
Become a real-life detective on a visit to Salisbury Escape Room and see if you can solve the clues to get out or explore the sights of Salisbury with a self-guided, themed walking Treasure Trail.
Not only is there a lot to explore within Salisbury but you can also use it as a great base for exploring the wider Wiltshire area, the south coast and the New Forest National Park.
Look out for family-friendly events when booking your family holiday to Salisbury. Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury Museum and Old Sarum all regularly hold events for all the family during the school holidays. Browse our what’s on pages for more details of events coming soon.
Both City Hall and Salisbury Playhouse hold family events including performances by popular children’s TV personalities and an annual Pantomime and the annual Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival hosts children’s events as part of their programme.
Booking your family holiday to Salisbury
Discover family-friendly places to stay in and around Salisbury including hotels with adjoining bedrooms, campsites, B&Bs with family rooms and cosy self-catering cottages.
Download our free Salisbury App (available on Apple and Android) to help you plan your family’s adventures and to keep up-to-date with special offers, events and more.