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Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta - Visit Wiltshire

Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta


33 The Close

Tel: 01722 555120

Fax: +44 (0) 1722 555116

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Salisbury Cathedral

Be inspired by the peace and beauty of one of Britain’s finest medieval cathedrals, set within eight acres of lawn in the beautiful Cathedral Close, just eight miles from Stonehenge.

The spectacular Salisbury Cathedral is unique in being built almost entirely in one architectural style, Early English Gothic and has Britain’s tallest spire (123m/404ft) plus numerous famous literary connections.

Enjoy a guided tour of the Salisbury Cathedral floor or book a tower tour and climb 332 steps to the base of the spire to enjoy magnificent views across Salisbury’s famous water meadows (tickets available online in advance or on site on the day).

Alternatively, explore by yourself and discover the world’s finest original Magna Carta, Europe’s oldest working clock and over 750 years of history.

Our famous boy and girl choristers sing daily services with Evensong at 5.30pm Monday to Saturday or 4.30pm on Sunday.

Salisbury Cathedral welcomes groups and hosts a wide variety of special events throughout the year, notably art exhibitions and concerts – full details are available online at


  • Visit EnglandQuality Assured Visitor Attraction Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2013

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.

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