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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 yesterday via mobile

Stunning piece of architecture. Less grand than Durham Cathedral but a taller spire! What made it absolutely stand out for me was the newish baptismal font - it was too beautiful to describe and the picture below does not do it justice. You have to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank POBanerjee
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a quick walk into the Cathedral grounds and into the cloisters. You can walk around the cloisters and visit the Room where the Magna Carta is on display, without needing to purchase a visitor ticket for the Cathedral. The information display for the Magna...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nick G
Reviewed 2 days ago

A very interesting visit. Sat nav worked and we found our way to blue badge parking. Very happy to pay the £7.00 as it would not have been possible for us to enjoy the visit otherwise. The cathedral has good accessibility for guests with limited...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Joules20
Reviewed 3 days ago

The volunteer staff here are outstanding. Informed, friendly, patient, and passionate about the Cathedral. The display for the Magna Carta is particularly well done. Informative explanation of how parchment was made, and ink prepared, as well as an explanation of how Magna Carta has influenced...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Enjoyed our visit, complemented by some very knowledgeable volunteer guides, the font is a very unique design, and with the reflections it makes for some interesting photo opportunities.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank wrensnestred
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our first time visiting here, it is truly awe inspiring [sorry for the pun!]. Rather pricey to enter at £7.50 each but worth it. We took the official tour which was interesting for about 30 minutes, he knew so much, but we had to come...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MrNick60
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Cathedral and cloisters have alwayd been an old favorite and I often have coffee there. It might be a little pricey compared to in the town but the ambience cannot be beaten as far as I am concerned!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jane H
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of our national treasures that should never be missed. Forget the unfortunate experiences in Salisbury last year and come to see what there is to offer.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DudleyH16
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a magnificent cathedral. A great monumental space, almost too large in fact in relation the human size. The ever flowing font in the nave is a wonder to behold. I shall visit again. The cafe is good too.

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

Thank you for your review, we would love it if you visited again. Have you taken our tower tour before? It might be something to try on your next visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here many times. Beautiful building. Great photo opportunities. The magna Carter is awe inspiring, so much history almost at your finger tips. On a sunny day it's lovely to just sit in the grounds and take in the cathedral and it's amazing structure. Then...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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djphotos
3 March 2019|
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Response from Ch0rister | Property representative |
The tower tour is broken up into different stages, and the stairways are mostly spiral. For some sections there is a rope that you can hold onto, but for some of the stone spiral staircases there are no handrails, so care... More
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13 September 2018|
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You can always come back the next day for a short time
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Response from Skeney57 | Reviewed this property |
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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