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Address: Castle Road, Salisbury SP1 3SD, England
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+44 1722 335398
10:00 - 16:00
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USD 162.98*
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Small-Group Day Trip to Salisbury, Stonehenge and Avebury from London
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Good for kids and dogs!

This was a bit of a bleak and windy spot the day we visited. High overlooking Salisbury and surrounding area there are fantastic views. The ruins are, well ruins! A good... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
David P
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The site of the old city of Salisbury. The Normans built a castle within the old hill fort which dominates the landscape, then moved the See from Sherborne and built a new cathedral, only the ruins and footprint remain, and the castle was sold for scrap by Henry VIII. After the clergy and cathedral removed to the plain and riverside... More 

Thank hic-et-procul
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a bit of a bleak and windy spot the day we visited. High overlooking Salisbury and surrounding area there are fantastic views. The ruins are, well ruins! A good historical attraction if you have a dog and/or boisterous children. The display boards are very tired in places and there isn't an audio guide. A stop over rather than... More 

1 Thank David P
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As long as you enjoy the game of "Dodge the Poo" you will enjoy a visit. I have never been anywhere that has so many lazy dog owners, despite Poo bins being placed all around the area last owners continue to leave mess where families walk and play. NT and Salisbury council should be doing more to stop this.

Thank Sean K
Swindon, England, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The place was easy enough to find thanks to sign posts on the main road. It's rather underwhelming when you park up though as there are hardly any buildings/walls in sight. The site would be best visited on a sunny day as it is ALL outdoors so if it is cold or wet then it may become too unpleasant. The... More 

Thank Matt H
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are planning a visit to Stonehenge via Salisbury make a stop at Old Sarum, the old Salisbury. There is not much to see apart from the ruins of the castle. However, the view across the land is amzing and considering this was a place where people sttled 5000 years ago is breathtaking.

Thank Arne B
Dorking, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can see why it was the Capital of England with its dominant views over the surrounding countryside and Salisbury. Its very well laid out and gives you access to most of the site. The whole site is vast and must have been impressive with its own cathedral.

Thank Anthony S
Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coming here after visiting Stonehenge it was quite a let down. I wouldn't even bother to pay to go inside as there is nothing but ruins pretty much at ground level. The moat is impressive as are the views but you don't have to pay to see those. Also, very muddy to get around.

Thank Colmich
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a place that is really good to take the dog or the children for a walk... The paid part is not really worth it... Just drop the car at the parking lot and walk around the ruins... There's an amazing view of Salisbury from up there!

Thank Pietro V
Bangkok, Thailand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a visit of stonehenge and the cathedral, I went here. Having paid the relatively high entrance fee, I was negatively surprised of how few was to be found here. Some rumbles and earth works. There is not much left of the old castle. You can find this anywhere around here.

1 Thank BTS1972
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For those looking for some historic adventures this is a good place and the views are amazing. Great for those who don't mind walking

Thank Paula G

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