Sarum College is reopening from 1 August, with new safety measures in place. Find out more.
Situated in the idyllic setting of Salisbury’s Cathedral Close, Sarum College offers a regular programme of art exhibitions, courses, literary and musical events throughout the year.
Time your visit with a day or weekend course on Christian art, a public lecture or a lunchtime concert in the college’s Victorian chapel designed by the renowned architect William Butterfield.
The Sarum College Bookshop is on-site and hosts a number of its own events throughout the year, including book launches, author talks and discussions.
The College is an ideal base to enjoy the many attractions and events within the Close, Salisbury and the wider region.
Groups welcome (Max. 70 if residential. More if shorter visit) Residential stay periods can be negotiated.
Art Exhibitions - Free
All other events - Price Varies
|2020 (2 Jan 2020 - 23 Dec 2020)|
* The Reception desk is staffed from 8.30am however there is a duty manager on 24 hours a day.
- Guide Dogs Permitted
- On-Site café/restaurant
- Conference facilities
- Event Venue
- Open All Year
- Wedding Venue
- In town/city centre
- Indoor Attraction
- No Smoking Attraction
Parking & Transport
- On site parking - Parking is limited and subject to availability
- Parking (free) - Parking is limited and subject to availability
- Delta accepted
- MasterCard accepted
- Visa accepted
Tours and Demonstrations
- Educational Visits Accepted
- Guided Tours Available for Groups
- Guided Tours Available for Individuals
Travel & Trade
- Packed lunches available
- Room/unit allocations available
- Wi-fi available
- Groups Accepted - Please contact us for more information.
Map & Directions
Car parking at Sarum College is very limited and is available on a first come first serve basis. We have one space reserved for disabled parking. Alternatively there is a small car park within the cathedral close (£6), along with others in the city centre.If you do come by car The High Street entrance is the only way to drive into The Close. Satellite navigation users are warned that these often direct you to St. Ann’s gate, which is for pedestrians only. Some systems are more effective when “North Walk” is entered as the street name rather than “The Close”.From St Paul’s RoundaboutLeave the roundabout at the exit after St Paul’s Church signposted for the railway station. Go under the railway bridge and turn sharp right at the mini-roundabout towards the station. Turn left at the next mini-roundabout before the station entrance. Follow Mill Road, Crane Bridge Road and Crane Street to the High Street traffic lights. Turn right into High Street and once inside The Close turn left into North Walk. Sarum College is on your left opposite Bishop’s Walk.From New Road RoundaboutTake the City exit from the roundabout and follow Exeter Street into St John Street, keeping in the left-hand lane. Opposite the White Hart Hotel, turn left at the traffic lights into New Street. Turn left at the High Street traffic lights into the Close, then turn left into North Walk. Sarum College is on your left opposite Bishop’s Walk.
Public Transport Directions
Sarum College is in the centre of Salisbury and is within a 15-minute walk of both the rail and bus stations. If you are cycling here there is a small bike shed located at the rear of the college.Public transport links to Salisbury are excellent and rail and bus stations are very close to Sarum College. The train services to and from Salisbury are frequent with direct trains to London, Southampton, Portsmouth, Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter. The city also has an extensive bus network with five park & ride sites located at all the main routes into Salisbury.
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