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Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta

33 The Close
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP1 2EJ

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Salisbury Cathedral in Wiltshire (c) Ash Mills

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult (Recommended donation)£7.50 per ticket
Child (5-17) (Recommended donation)£3.00 per ticket
Family (Recommended donation)£15.00 per ticket
Senior (Recommended donation)£6.50 per ticket
Student (Recommended donation)£4.50 per ticket
Tower Tour Adult£13.50 per ticket
Tower Tour Child 7-17 years£8.50 per ticket
Tower Tour Family£33.00 per ticket

The prices listed above are a recommended amount for donation. All donations are gratefully received and help to maintain this special building, which costs £14,000 a day to run.
If you are a UK taxpayer and choose to Gift Aid, the Cathedral can gain an additional 25 per cent on top of your donations at no additional cost to you. It’s well worth doing because we can claim back 25p for every £1 donated from the government. Find out more: https://www.salisburycathedral.org.uk/visit-plan-your-visit/recommended-donations

The Cathedral has a dedicated Travel Groups & Visitors Co-ordinator as a personal point of contact for planning and booking group visits. Simply call our booking line 01722 555120 or email us at email groups@salcath.co.uk

Different prices for Christmas Tower Tours and Group Tower Tours apply. Please contact Salisbury Cathedral for details.

Opening Times

Gift Shop and Restaurant (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2020)
DayTimes
Monday09:3017:30*
Tuesday09:3017:30*
Wednesday09:3017:30*
Thursday09:3017:30*
Friday09:3017:30*
Saturday09:3017:30*
Sunday09:3017:30*
2015 - 2020 Visitor Opening Times (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2020)
DayTimes
Monday09:0017:00*
Tuesday09:0017:00*
Wednesday09:0017:00*
Thursday09:0017:00*
Friday09:0017:00*
Saturday09:0017:00*
Sunday12:0016:00*

* 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.

Please note: the shop and restaurant are open all year except for Christmas Day.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Visitor leaflet and loop system during services (Minicom).
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Touch and feel model/linked commentary large print service books.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Open daily, 0930-1730,snacks and freshly cooked meals, licensed. Not open Christmas Day.
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted - Well behaved dogs on leads are permitting inside the cathedral.
  • Event Venue
  • Open All Year
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given)
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 02:00
  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Max group size - 100
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - Parking for Disabled Badge holders is available – otherwise please use the city centre car parks or park and ride sites. There is some parking in the Cathedral Close - £7 all day.

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Booking essential - Booking essential for tower tours.
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 10
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Chinese printed material
  • Czech printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Hungarian printed material
  • Italian printed material
  • Japanese printed material
  • Latvian printed material
  • Polish printed material
  • Portuguese printed material
  • Russian printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun - Activity packs for young children and special family trails.
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 10

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Subject to Cathedral services.

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Video

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TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    4846
  • Very Good
    1322
  • Average
    187
  • Poor
    24
  • Terrible
    15

Recent Reviews:

  • Rivermeister
    Saint John, Canada
    -Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 15th October 2019
    Had a great visit to the Salisbury cathedral. Being from Canada it is hard to believe that 1000+ year old buildings are standing let alone functioning for church service, tours, and even a gift... Read full review
  • nmeadwyer
    Stephenville, Canada
    Historical
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 15th October 2019
    A huge edifice for such a small area. Really, it instills within the tourist the importance of religion at the time the structure was built. The many altars inside also speak to the religiosity of... Read full review
  • phulland56
    Nice walk
    3 of 5 stars
    Friday, 18th October 2019
    A bit pricey but is is salisbury not very clean . Nice to walk around the out side thats all . The staff are not very good take your money and run Read full review

Awards

  • Visit EnglandQuality Assured Visitor Attraction Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2013
  • TripAdvisor AwardsTripAdvisor Hall of Fame TripAdvisor Hall of Fame 2018
  • TripAdvisor AwardsTripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence - 2019 TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence - 2019 2019

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