Family Fun Attractions in Salisbury
Are you looking for ideas of what to do with your family? Head to Salisbury for some family fun. We’ve put together some great ideas below for family friendly things to do in and around the city.
Get hands-on with some of Salisbury’s history
History doesn’t have to be boring, head to Salisbury Museum for the Wessex Gallery and get hands-on with artefacts from the past and have fun on the interactive stations within the Gallery. Look out for the regular events that also take place here from Under 5s days through to living history days.
Look out for events for families over the school holidays at Salisbury Cathedral and learn about the Magna Carta in the interactive exhibition in the Chapter House.
Just two miles north of the city centre you’ll find Old Sarum. Old Sarum is the original site of Salisbury and is home to the ruins of the original cathedral. Regular family-friendly events take place during the school holidays from Roman invasions through to jousting.
Solve clues and unravel Salisbury’s past
Get spooked out
Join Salisbury City Guides for one of their regular ghost walks during the summer months or their Halloween Spooky Weekend in October. Lookout as well for other family friendly walks including Salisbury’s Horrible Histories, where you get to know about the gruesome and gory bits of Salisbury’s past! Information and tickets can be found from the Salisbury Information Centre.
Join in with some family-friendly events
From the Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival through to St George’s Day celebrations, Christmas lights switch on events and more, there is a large array of family friendly events that take place in and around Salisbury.
Salisbury Playhouse, City Hall and Salisbury Arts Centre all hold regular family friendly performances from the traditional Pantomime through to performances from popular childrens’ TV stars.
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