Historic town with ancient stone circles of Stonehenge and Avebury nearby
Salisbury Tours with Great British Trips
Salisbury is most famous for having one of Britain's great Cathedrals and indeed the tallest spire of any Cathedral in England. The medieval city of Salisbury set in typically English countryside has a range of architecture from timber framed Tudor buildings to Georgian and Victorian styles. All this history combined with a modern cafe culture make it a perfect destination to explore. The tourist office also offer a decent city tour. Apart from Salisbury's own attractions it is also a great base for exploring the many local delights such as Europe's most famous ancient site Stonehenge as well as a number of other historic sites including the the World heritage stone circle at Avebury.
Want to visit Salisbury?
Region: South West England
Time to spend here: 3 hours - 1 day
More Information: www.visitwiltshire.co.uk
What's nearby? Cotswolds, Bath
What transport do you recommend? Salisbury town is small and easy to walk. Buses can take visitors to Stonehenge but a vehicle is needed to go further.
Did you know? It has been estimated that the construction of Stonehenge required more than thirty million hours of labour.