Visiting Salisbury

(Salisbury, England)

Scores of tourists flock to Salisbury every year to visit one of England's most well-known and enduring landmarks, the world-famous Stonehenge, which is located on the Salisbury Plain.

The city is host to other important British landmarks including the massive medieval Salisbury Cathedral; built over 800 years ago, it is one of the most impressive cathedrals in the United Kingdom.

Visiting Salisbury: Places to Visit

  • Explore the mysteries of Stonehenge, one of England's most renowned tourist attractions and a World Heritage Site that is located a short tour bus ride away from central Salisbury
  • Take a walking tour of historic Salisbury using the area's 'Blue Badge Guides'. They cover interesting attractions and historic landmarks in the city in 1 hour, 30 minute- long tours
  • See what's on offer at the Salisbury City Hall Entertainment Centre, a popular spot for local festivals, concerts and exhibitions
  • Admire priceless works of art at Wilton House, a stately, nearly 500-year-old home situated on the outskirts of Salisbury
  • Let the kids have a blast at the Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm, which features rare breeds of British farm animals and numerous rides and exhibits that are guaranteed to please kids
  • Visit Salisbury Cathedral, commonly regarded as one of the best medieval churches in England
  • Relive pastimes at the Salisbury Medieval Hall, which offers tours, a museum area and a short film about the history of the area. It is located near the Salisbury Cathedral
  • Learn the fine skill and 300-year-history of hand woven carpet-making at the Wilton Carpet Factory, which has numerous exhibits and demonstrations of the process
  • Check out over 20,000 trees at the Westonbirt Arboretum, a world-class venue with trees from around the world and a particular treat in the autumn when the leaves change colours

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