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Blog (Salisbury) - Visit Wiltshire

Stonemasonry Works Yard Tour at Salisbury Cathedral

Stonemasonry Works Yard Tour at Salisbury Cathedral

During this tour you learn about the 150 million year-old Jurassic limestone and how it is used for conservation and construction for the remarkable Salisbury Cathedral. For me, it was fascinating to finally learn about the reasons behind the restoration process after seeing Salisbury Cathedral go through many stages of building repairs.  

Hidden Gems in Salisbury

Hidden Gems in Salisbury

Despite living in Salisbury for several years, there are a lot of places that I haven't discovered. So I made it my misson to find some hidden gems to share with you.

Mompesson House Salisbury

Step back in time at Mompesson House

This year National Trust are celebrating 40 years of Mompesson House being opened to visitors. The house is situated in one of the most famous addresses in Salisbury, the Cathedral Close, and it’s hard not to be taken aback by it.

Salisbury Plain Safaris

Salisbury Plain Horseback Safari Experience

On an August weekend, we met bright and early at the Riverside riding stables in Shrewton, where we were met by James from Salisbury Plain Safaris. Time, we weren’t heading out in his 4x4 vehicle but we were going to experience Salisbury Plain on horseback!

Wilton Windmill

Celebrate some of Wiltshire’s unique heritage this September

During September, many buildings open up for the annual Heritage Open Days. Some of these buildings are ones that aren’t usually open to the general public whereas others give people the opportunity to visit an attraction free of charge.

We take a look at some of the highlights of this year’s Heritage Open Days event that you can enjoy here in Wiltshire.


15 things to do in Wiltshire this August

Whether you are planning days out and activities with the family or would like some alone time, there are lots of options for fun-filled days here in Wiltshire this August. Here we’ve put together a selection of some of the top highlights for you to enjoy. 

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