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The Close

West Walk St, Salisbury, England
+44 1722 555120
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Beautiful in Autumn and summer

Walk through The Close especially on a sunny day. Walk all the way around and gaze up at the... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
jennifer h
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A Bill Bryson Favourite spot

We sat, as Bill Bryson did in his 'Notes from a small island' book in The Close, Salisbury. He was... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
Faringdon, United Kingdom
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West Walk St, Salisbury, England
+44 1722 555120
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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Walk through The Close especially on a sunny day. Walk all the way around and gaze up at the cathedral spire .. An awesome sight !

Thank jennifer h
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We sat, as Bill Bryson did in his 'Notes from a small island' book in The Close, Salisbury. He was right, this quaint square, historic buildings and well manicured gardens, is a beautiful place to just sit, and watch. Salisbury Cathedral in the background is...More

Thank cmd181
Reviewed 23 April 2016

I stay regularly at Sarum College and love the close with its varsity of different buildings and the magnificent cathedral - 365 windows, 12 doors and built on 'floating' wooden foundations. You can spend several hours - a day even looking around the cathedral and...More

Thank FiofBucks
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Went to the Cathedral Close to see the sculptures on display. Loved the clasped hands and also the hares. Always enjoy walking through the Close.

Thank joys582015
Reviewed 20 April 2016

The close is so full of history and there are so many places open to visit! The close is not only a home to many residents but also there are so many places of interest to visit. You could spend a whole day here!

Thank 18brenda55
Reviewed 18 April 2016

after visiting the cathedral it was only fitting to walk around the close,so calm and peaceful.in another month it should be beautiful with the various plants in bloom.

Thank simon j
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely walk around this area of Salisbury. What made it even more enjoyable was a murder mystery we downloaded from a treasure hunt website. It was £6.99 but we had to walk around and look for clues in this area. We had...More

Thank Seb O
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This is a quiet place where you can wonder around completely forgetting that you are in the idle of a large city. Large ope space some very interesting sculptures spaced around the greens, all in all a good place to recharge ones batteries

Thank Barry B
Reviewed 10 April 2016

very romantic evening stroll with fabulous light, good for budding photographers, not crowded, must come again soon

Thank atownley0
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Such a beautiful and peaceful place. Wander around the grounds, soak up the atmosphere, admire the architecture. England's heritage in microcosm.

Thank Jetlagged55
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margaret c
7 April 2015|
Response from Howard N |
Try Sarum College which offers excellent accommodation Howard Norman