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Discover nearly 800 years of history, including Britain's tallest spire, the world's best preserved original Magna Carta 1215 and Europe's oldest working clock, on a free tour with one of our knowledgable volunteer guides. Built between 1220 and...more
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6 The Close, Salisbury SP1 2EF, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a guided tour of Cathedral, absolutely amazing. Our Guide was extremely well informed and made the tour extra special for the group.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Florendia
Reviewed 5 days ago

we visit the cathedral often, it is so beautiful and serene and if we time it right we get to hear the choir. We have done the tour of the spire several times, but always learn something new. The current art exhibition in the cathedral...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank S R
Reviewed 6 days ago

A visit to the Cathedral is an absolute must whilst visiting Salisbury. The architecture is stunning, the peace and tranquility you feel as you sit in the main body, even the ladders of light did not detract from this. It is good to see that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank WoodyWalker55
Ch0rister, Guest Relations Manager at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and seeing our current art exhibition.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a very interesting and informative guide Richard who took the group up the bell tower. Although it was a long way up it was not as strenuous as I thought it would be. There were plenty of stops to rest whilst Richard informed...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic guide walking us up the tower and providing great insight into the cathedral and tower’s history.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 786janej
Reviewed 1 week ago

The outside of the cathedral is without doubt simply stunning. It is beautiful and in a wonderfully peaceful location. The cloisters are very pleasant to walk round and the cathedral guides are extremely friendly and helpful. The modern light installation, a temporary feature, didn't feel...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jean S
Ch0rister, Guest Relations Manager at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your review. We're sorry you felt our current art exhibition detracted from your experience. We host around 2-3 exhibitions each year from a range of artistic styles/disciplines and know that the way that individuals react to art is personal and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to The Cathedral and Close during a day trip to Salisbury. Parking in the Central Car Park was easy, but the ticket machines don't take cards so make sure you have a some pound coins with you, there is a facility to pay...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Paul B
Ch0rister, Guest Relations Manager at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your detailed review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit. We do have many of our documents, such as the organ exhibition text and self-guided tour maps, available in large font print which is available upon request. We hope you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A brilliant cathedral that breathes in the city of Salisbury. A beautiful place to visit with nice inner yard and of course the Magna Carta. There is a ticket to get in the cathedral and it is worth.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank elympos
Ch0rister, Guest Relations Manager at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for review and we're glad you enjoyed looking around our Cloisters and seeing Magna Carta. Please note that entry to the Cathedral is not ticketed, but we do recommend making a donation upon entry to help with the upkeep of our beautiful building....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had John Baber and he was a great guide up the cathedral! Great place if you a near or easy to get the train to Salisbury!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Ch0rister, Guest Relations Manager at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review. We are only 10 minuted from Salisbury train station and there are many different routes to us if you are driving down too.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We paid a visit to the Cathedral today. We were very disappointed, The cathedral is beautiful but it was spoilt for us as they had an exhibition called Ladders of light. Throughout the cathedral there were what looked like red rope ladders hanging from the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Ch0rister, Guest Relations Manager at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are sorry that you felt that our temporary art installation detracted from your recent visit to the Cathedral. We host 2-3 art exhibitions a year and work hard to ensure that they are relevant and respectful within this sacred space. These installations showcase a...More

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You can always come back the next day for a short time
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teacher12, Yep , London to Salisbury is about a 2 hour trip by Train and is directly West of London ! Driving in the UK , especially London is Worse then LA !! Trust me I have done both ! The British rail system is really... More
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Sunday is an important day of worship here so access to some areas of the Cathedral is restricted to general visitors during services. We warmly invite you to attend a service to see the Cathedral in all its glory - Sunday... More
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