Tour Salisbury Cathedral
From miles away, you can view the impressive spire that for hundreds of years was the tallest building in England. The magnificent cathedral dominates the city and skyline. The cathedral was completed in only 38 years and is a feat of civil engineering to be admired.
Why Salisbury? Where is Old Sarum? Discover why the cathedral was situated here, why the tower was built and the story behind the Magna Carta, the best surviving copy of only four in existence which is 800 years old can be viewed in the Chapter House.
Check your watch against the oldest working mechanical clock in the world.
For those with a head for heights and stamina, a guided tour to the top of the tower can be arranged!
It’s only 332 steps to the top!
As you can see from the slideshow the views are breathtaking.
The nesting Peregrine Falcons can be viewed from a nest camera and if you’re lucky you may see them close up in flight.
Visit the tomb of King John’s brother and hear the story of a poisoning, arsenic, and a rat found in his skull?
Turn a half day into a full day.