In Salisbury

Salisbury Cathedral

Here are some of the many reasons Salisbury makes an unbeatable destination for day trips and short breaks alike:

Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta

Britain’s finest medieval cathedral, with the country’s tallest spire and best preserved original 1215 Magna Carta. Pre-book a Tower Tour for spectacular views across the city.

The Cathedral Close

Marvel at finds from Stonehenge in The Salisbury Museum; explore the National Trust’s Mompesson House; tour Sir Edward Heath’s former home, Arundells; and learn the story of two local regiments at The Rifles Berkshire & Wiltshire Museum

Great for Shopping

You can’t beat a good market and Salisbury has markets aplenty. As well as your favourite high street stores, several shopping centres and an excellent range of interesting independent retailers

Salisbury High Street

Fantastic Food and Drink

You’ll find tempting tearooms and coffee shops. Historic restaurants and inns. Local brews, great pub grub, traditional Sunday lunch and food from around the world. 

Beautiful Scenery

Salisbury has many acres of parks and green spaces where you can relax and unwind. Enjoy a stroll or a cycle ride. Tuck into a picnic. Or just sit by the river and watch the world go by. 

Activities in Abundance

Escape rooms, treasure hunts and spa days. Guided tours, golf and race days. Horse and Landrover safaris. Go-karting and laser combat. Plus walking, cycling and horse riding. You’ll never be short of something amazing to do.


No visit to Salisbury would be complete without seeing the World Heritage Site of Stonehenge. Marvel at the stone circle and tour the world-class visitor centre, including authentic replicas of Neolithic huts.


Inspirational Arts and Entertainment

Outstanding arts venues and fabulous festivals and events provide year-round entertainment. Drama and dance. Concerts and exhibitions. Walks and talks. Fêtes and fairs. With so much to choose from the city has been awarded Purple Flag status – the gold standard for a great night out.

Quality Accommodation

With hotels, bed and breakfasts, self-catering properties and campsites you’ll be sure to find your ideal home away from home. 

The Red Lion Salisbury

Easy to Get To

Just 90 minutes from London by car or train, you’ll be here in no time. Plan your visit here

Salisbury: the perfect historic city. Make time to explore now. Find out more here




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