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Address: Castle Road, Salisbury SP1 3SD, England
Phone Number: +44 1722 335398
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US$165.19*
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Small-Group Day Trip to Salisbury, Stonehenge and Avebury from London
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Fascinating excavated ruins of a castle (and cathedral which doesn't require admission fee) with a great view of Salisbury and the surrounding area and very popular with the local... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fascinating site of the original town of Salisbury dating back to 3,000 BCE. A walk here not only takes you back through time, but offers commanding views of the town of Salisbury and the entire valley. From here you might take the ancient Roman roads all the way to London, but you can certainly see how they led, in remarkably... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If for no other reason than the view, my visit was worth it. With magnificent views across Salisbury and the local area the commanding position of this ruin makes it obvious as to why it was a location originally chosen for a fort centuries ago. The ruins themselves are impressive and standing there you cant but be impressed by the... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Old Sarum is a English heritage site but you can enjoy the site of the old Cathedral with its foundation remains and outer ring with views on all sides without having to enter Old Sarum itself and pay anything. There are in fact two outer rings that you can walk around, the inner one skirts the original hill fort and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fascinating excavated ruins of a castle (and cathedral which doesn't require admission fee) with a great view of Salisbury and the surrounding area and very popular with the local dog owners. Wear boots if it's been raining though; walking on the grass is encouraged

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all check out short stay tourist passes for the English Trust and the National Trust, could save you a lot of money if you are visiting a number of sites. This is an interesting site, but not a must do. Castle ruins are mostly just floor plans now, but still get a good sense of the size of... More 

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South Molton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked around the outside as stupidly had forgotten our wallets so couldn't go inside! You really can imagine how it used to be.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dare I say that I liked this place more than stonehenge? Well, we started off from London early (7:45am or so) to do a day trip to Salisbury. We pre-booked our bus tickets for the stonehenge tour. It was cheap to tack on Old Sarum tickets plus the salisbury cathedral. The bus goes to stonehenge first. After visiting we got... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a sunny day visiting the Old Sarum. The gentleman in the shop was very happy to share some history of this place which we really appreciated. A great deal of history to soak up. Very enjoyable time wandering around and imagining life back in the early days.

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Keystone Heights, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old Sarum is a great place to explore on your own. If you buy the combined ticket at the bus station for transportation to Old Sarum, Stonehenge, and the Cathedral, entrance is included.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a good place to visit, but not really enough to see to make a day of it. Maybe combine with Salisbury or Stonehenge. People pushing English Heritage a bit of a turn off.

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