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Autumn colours in Wiltshire

5 places for autumn colours in and around Salisbury

As the summer draws to an end, autumn takes over with its rich colours. It’s a great time to embark on some of the local area’s walking routes and to crunch amongst the fallen leaves. Here are some of our highlights on where to head for those autumn colours in the Salisbury area…

Five things to do this September in Salisbury

Five things to do this September in Salisbury

With cooler temperatures and less crowds, September can be a great time to make a short break. Here in Salisbury there is still plenty to see and do during September, from the opportunity to get active to the chance to sample some of our tasty local produce. Check out some of this month’s highlights…

Mompesson House

Things to do this Bank Holiday weekend in Salisbury

Whether you live locally or are here for a long weekend, there’s plenty to keep you all entertained over the Bank Holiday weekend here in Salisbury and south Wiltshire. 
These are some of the highlights you can enjoy...

Inside the tower at Salisbury Cathedral

Reach for the Sky: A Salisbury Cathedral Tower Tour

This July, Helen from the VisitWiltshire team went on a Salisbury Cathedral Tower Tour, climbing 332 steps to the base of the tallest church spire in England to enjoy breath-taking views over Salisbury and the surrounding Wiltshire countryside.

Queen Elizabeth Gardens

School Holiday Boredom Busters in Salisbury

We know what it’s like, the children break up for the school holidays and you often wonder how you will entertain them over the next six weeks, especially without breaking the bank.
This handy blog gives you some ideas on what you can do to break the boredom in Salisbury without costing you a fortune.

Diane Maclean - Ash Mills Photography

Child-free things to do this August in Salisbury

We all know what it’s like during August, a hectic month with the children off school. It can feel like everything in August revolves around children's activities but did you know there’s plenty going on in and around Salisbury that adults can get involved in? So whether it’s a case of getting a babysitter or perhaps you are travelling as a couple or a group of friends here are some ideas for what you can see and do in the area. 

St Thomas's Church

Five historic churches to check out in the Salisbury area

The awe-inspiring Salisbury Cathedral is known to many for its historic features, soaring spire and its Magna Carta, but how well do you know some of the features of some of Salisbury’s other churches? Whether you are religious or not, some of our churches hold a fascinating history that you can explore.


Dog-friendly Salisbury

If you love to travel with your dog, then your four-legged friend doesn’t have to miss out on adventures in and around Salisbury. There are plenty of places for you to visit where your dog doesn’t have to stay behind including…

Queen Elizabeth Gardens

Top events to enjoy this July in Salisbury

As July soon approaches, we take a look at some of the fantastic events that are due to take place in and around Salisbury. Why not pop along to some of them and experience our city in a whole new way? 

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