Salisbury Cathedral

A visit to Salisbury isn’t complete without a trip to Salisbury Cathedral. With Britain’s tallest spire, one of the best preserved Magna Carta manuscripts and stunning architecture it is one of Wiltshire’s must-see attractions.

As a city, Salisbury is relatively small with a population of approximately 45,000 people. Being that the city is small, there are plenty of places that you can stay which offer views towards the Cathedral. Here, we’ve put together details of some of the places you can stay in and around Salisbury that offer cathedral views. (Please note: some properties only have certain rooms which offer cathdral views, it’s worth checking with the accommodation providers at the time of booking to guarantee a cathedral view from your room).

Sarum College

Sarum College can be found within the Cathedral Close. Sarum College is a theological college which also runs a variety of events including art exhibitions, lectures and concerts. The college has a number of bedrooms with single, double and twin rooms – some of which offer cathedral views.

The view fro Belle View

Belle View

Also located within the Cathedral Close, Belle View is a self-catering property owned by Salisbury Cathedral and offers uninterrupted views across the lawn to the cathedral.

Mercure White Hart Hotel

A quick walk from the Mercure White Hart Hotel will take you into the Cathedral Close. Some of the bedrooms at the front of the hotel offer views across to the cathedral.

The view from the Grasmere House Hotel

Grasmere House Hotel 

This three star hotel is located in Harnham, on the edge of Salisbury. From the rear of the Grasmere you get fantastic views across the water meadows to Salisbury Cathedral.

Legacy Rose & Crown Hotel

Also located in Harnham, the Legacy Rose & Crown Hotel is a four star hotel with a rear garden backing onto the River Avon with views also across the water meadows to the cathedral. Some of the bedrooms in the more modern wing of the hotel offer the view across the meadows towards the Cathedral.

Discover more to see and do on a visit to Salisbury from the award-winning Salisbury Museum to historic houses and show-stopping events.

Find out more about places to stay in and around Salisbury on our website. Please note, some of the other accommodation providers in and around Salisbury may also have cathedral views from some of their rooms. We always recommend you ask the provider at the time of booking.


Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta

Salisbury Cathedral has been a place of worship, welcome, and hospitality for over 800 years. Its Spire (the tallest in the country and a feat of medieval engineering) rises to a breath-taking 404ft/123m, guiding travelers, merchants, and pilgrims to the historic city.



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