Walking & Walking Routes in Salisbury
Walking in and around Salisbury
Salisbury is a relatively flat city, lending itself for some great short, accessible walks as well as some long distance routes too. Find out more about walking in and around the city below…
Short walking routes
Whether you fancy a short stroll of an evening or a quick walk around one of our parks, there are lots of options available. Download the Salisbury and Wilton Walking Map for suggested routes.
If you like to be guided then why not join Salisbury City Guides for one of their historical walks of the city centre? Walks take place regularly throughout the year and more information can be obtained by Salisbury Information Centre.
Salisbury-based walking company, Downland Walking offer a selection of guided walks in the Salisbury area including Old Sarum and the Woodford Valley. Walks range in length from 3 miles to 10 miles and Guided Walks in Wiltshire will offer guided walks around the county for individuals or small groups including the beautiful Chalke Valley and the Stonehenge area.
Long distance walks in the Salisbury area
Salisbury is the start of the Avon Valley Path, following the river from the city, south to Downton and then on eventually into Christchurch Harbour.
There’s also the Clarendon Way that links Salisbury to Winchester, past the ruins of Clarendon Palace and the Laverstock Downs.
Looking for other walks in the Salisbury and wider-Wiltshire area? Head to the VisitWiltshire website for downloadable walking routes and other suggestions.
Discover accommodation where your muddy boots will be welcome
We’ve plenty of places to stay where walkers are welcome. From places to leave your muddy boots through to hosts that are happy to share with you their favourite local walks browse our places to stay in and around Salisbury and book your walking break today.