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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)£6.50 per ticket
Child (5-17) (Recommended donation)£3.00 per ticket
Family (Recommended donation)£15.00 per ticket
Senior/Student (Recommended donation)£5.50 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

Opening Times

Open All Year
Gift Shop and Restaurant (1 Jan 2014 - 31 Mar 2016)
2013 - 2016 (1 Jan 2014 - 31 Mar 2016)

* 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. The shop and restaurant are open all year except for Christmas Day.


Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Subject to Cathedral services.
  • Wedding Venue

Provider Preferences

  • 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

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

Road Directions

Salisbury Cathedral is situated in the centre of the historic city of Salisbury and is just eight miles from the World Heritage site of Stonehenge.

Travel time from London is 1½ hours, 45 minutes from Bournemouth and Southampton and 1 hour from Bath.

By Road:

The nearest major roads are the M3, M27, A36 and the A303, just follow the signs to Salisbury – for GPS users, the postcode is SP1 2EJ.

Please use city centre car parks (the closest are Old George Mall or Crane Street) or use the city’s Park and Ride sites which are located on the A36 (West), A345 (North), A30 London Road (North) and A338 (South).

Public Transport Directions

There are frequent train and bus services to Salisbury and the Cathedral is less than a 10 minute level walk from both stations.

By Train:

Turn left out of the station and cross the road at the zebra crossing, follow the curve of the road onto Fisherton Street and follow the signs until you get to traffic lights.

Turn right onto the High Street, crossing the pedestrianised area and the road at the traffic lights, then walk through gate and into The Close.

By Bus:

With the station to your left, turn left onto the pavement and walk until you reach the Market Square.

Cross the square diagonally and go through the gap in the buildings in the top right-hand side of the square.

Keeping on the left-hand side of the road, follow the curve of the road to the right until you get to traffic lights.

Turn left here onto the High Street, cross the pedestrianised area and the road at the traffic lights, then walk through gate and into The Close.


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  • Salisbury Cathedral Introduction (Chinese)
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