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Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta

33 The Close


01722 555120

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Salisbury Cathedral

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult (Recommended donation)£7.50 per ticket
Child (5-17) (Recommended donation)£3.00 per ticket
Family (Recommended donation)£15.00 per ticket
Senior (Recommended donation)£6.50 per ticket
Student (Recommended donation)£4.50 per ticket
Tower Tour Adult£12.50 per ticket
Tower Tour Family£30.00 per ticket
Tower Tour Under 18£8.00 per ticket

The Cathedral has a dedicated Travel Groups & Visitors Co-ordinator as a personal point of contact for planning and booking group visits. Simply call our booking line 01722 555120 or email us at e-mail

Tower Tours - Monday to Saturday. Times can be found on

Different prices for Christmas Tower Tours and Group Tower Tours apply. Please contact Salisbury Cathedral for details.

Opening Times

Gift Shop and Restaurant (1 Jan 2015 - 31 Mar 2017)
2015 - 2017 Visitor Opening Times (1 Jan 2015 - 31 Mar 2017)

* As a living church access is restricted during services and opening times may vary at short notice especially at Easter and Christmas, please check online for closures before visiting. Please note: the shop and restaurant are open all year except for Christmas Day.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Subject to Cathedral services.

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction


  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Visitor leaflet and loop system during services (Minicom).
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Touch and feel model/linked commentary large print service books.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - Parking for Disabled Badge holders is available – otherwise please use the city centre car parks or park and ride sites. There is some parking in the Cathedral Close - £6 all day.


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Open daily, 0930-1730,snacks and freshly cooked meals, licensed. Not open Christmas Day.
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 02:00
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 100
  • Min group size - 10
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Event Venue
  • Open all year
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given)
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Chinese printed material
  • Czech printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Hungarian printed material
  • Italian printed material
  • Japanese printed material
  • Latvian printed material
  • Polish printed material
  • Portuguese printed material
  • Russian printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 10

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Map & Directions

Special Offers

  • Make the most of the holidays and explore the entire Cathedral Close!

    On paying admission to any one of the Cathedral Close attractions you will receive a Summer Offers leaflet giving you access to various discounts including:

    Arundells: Free guide book

    Mompesson House: 2-for-1 adult entry

    Salisbury Cathedral: 2-for-1 adult tower tour

    Salisbury Museum: 2-for-1 adult entry

    Sarum College: 10% off lunch or supper

    Rifles Berkshire & Wiltshire Museum: Children go free

    All offers are subject to availability and venue terms and conditions.

    View MoreSalisbury Things to Do offers


  • Salisbury Cathedral Introduction
  • Salisbury Cathedral Introduction (French)
  • Salisbury Cathedral Introduction (German)
  • Salisbury Cathedral Introduction (Italian)
  • Salisbury Cathedral Introduction (Spanish)
  • Salisbury Cathedral Introduction (Portugese)
  • Salisbury Cathedral Introduction (Chinese)
  • Salisbury Cathedral Introduction (Japanese)


  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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Recent Reviews:

  • RobertJE
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Wonderful cathedral in a lovely setting
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 31st August 2016
    Emerging from the bustle of the town the cathedral and the surrounding green and close is a wonderful sight. On a warm summer's day there were lots of people laying on the grass and enjoying the... Read full review
  • John J
    Hamilton, Canada
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Tallest spire in England just one of many features.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 30th August 2016
    Salisbury Cathedral is a real gem of a place to visit. Situated in a walled close, it is surrounded by beautiful grounds and is a sea of tranquility right in the centre of the bustling city. Read full review
  • M977LGinfo
    Portsmouth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Beautiful surroundings
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 30th August 2016
    Lovely place to visit, beautiful surrounds. Stunning place to go visit when in salisbury. Nice place Read full review


  • Visit EnglandQuality Assured Visitor Attraction Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2013

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