VISIT SALISBURY, STONEHENGE & SOUTH WILTSHIRE
Salisbury is one of England’s most wonderful cities
Salisbury, Stonehenge and South Wiltshire is a truly unique destination. Set among some of the most beautiful countryside and with a 5,000 year old history the area is steeped in history but with its eye firmly fixed on the future.
Salisbury is one of England’s most wonderful cities – a medieval masterpiece with something for everyone. From traditional English pubs to cosmopolitan street cafes and from hard-to-find specialist shops to major high street stores, you’ll find it in Salisbury. And at its heart there is the magnificent Salisbury Cathedral, towering over the city as it has for over 750 years.
Step outside of the city and you are in another world. Green hills, crystal clear rivers and picturesque towns and villages just waiting to be discovered. And, of course, there’s Stonehenge. The world’s most famous stone circle stands just a few miles north of Salisbury – a must see destination.
“There is no doubt in my mind that Salisbury Cathedral is the single most beautiful structure in England and the Close around it the most beautiful space”. Bill Bryson in ‘Notes from a Small Island’
Salisbury is a city for all seasons and for all people; a magnificent medieval city, with its chequer pattern streets overflowing with charm, and with history on every corner. The city’s historic core is the Cathedral and the Cathedral Close, an oasis of peace and tranquility and yet just minutes from the city’s streets.
Within the Close there are museums and grand buildings such as the National Trust’s Mompesson House. Outside you’ll find traditional English pubs, great shops, galleries, restaurants, cafes, beautiful parks and gardens and a superb range of attractions.