Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta

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Salisbury Cathedral in Wiltshire (c) Ash Mills

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£8.00 per ticket
Child (12 and Under)Free
Salisbury Residents (ID Required)Free
Student (aged 13-18 years)£5.00 per ticket

Free entry will be available for individual Salisbury residents – residents must bring photo identification with their address on it and they will be admitted without a charge.

All tickets are valid for repeat visits to the Cathedral and can be used as many times as you like for 12 months from the date of purchase.

By purchasing a ticket, you are helping to sustain the future of this special building, which costs £14,000 a day to run. If you are a UK taxpayer and choose to Gift Aid your tickets, the Cathedral can gain an additional 25p for every £1 you spend from the Government at no additional cost to you.

If you are unable to book your tickets online or would like support with getting tickets, please call us on 01722 512156 (available Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00).

Opening Times

2020 Opening Times (8 July 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)



  • 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


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Open daily, 10:00-16:00,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 - 6
  • 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
  • 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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Map & Directions


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Recent Reviews:

  • yvonneo750
    Trip Type:
    Beautiful cathedral
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 20th October 2020
    Having never visited before we were looking forward to the trip and we weren't disappointed. The cathedral itself is beautiful - I am at a loss as to why anyone would not be impressed. As to the... Read full review
  • Snitch2014
    Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
    Well worth the visit.
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 21st October 2020
    Very Covid friendly. We also could take our dog inside with us which is always a bonus or else we have to take it in turns to see things. We both felt the Cathedral was beautiful with lots to see and... Read full review
  • ArgentineTango
    South East
    Excellent attraction with brilliant guides
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 21st October 2020
    This is a lovely place to visit and the staff are all helpful and knowledgeable. I really appreciated the humour and insight provided by the guides. The older, distinguished gentleman at the way... Read full review


  • Visit EnglandQuality Assured Visitor Attraction Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2013
  • TripAdvisor AwardsTripAdvisor Hall of Fame TripAdvisor Hall of Fame 2018
  • TripAdvisor AwardsTripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2020
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

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