Salisbury attractions

Salisbury attractions

SalisburyFrom Salisbury you can explore the Cotswolds and the south/ southwest of England. Wiltshire borders the counties of Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire. Salisbury Plain is famous as the location of Stonehenge stone circle and other ancient landmarks such as the large henge and stone circles surrounding the village of Avebury. The city of Salisbury is notable for its cathedral and the county town is Trowbridge. Salisbury, in the south of the county is less than 30 miles from the south coast. Swindon, in the north of the county is easily accessed along the M4.

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Attractions Philipps House & Dinton Park, Dinton, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP3 5HH. Tel: 01722 716663. Early 19th-century neo-Grecian house. Impressive collection of Regency furniture and furnishings. Variety of tranquil walks in recently restored parkland. National Trust. Charges apply. About 8 miles west of Salisbury.

Philipps House

Attractions Stonehenge. 2 miles west of Amesbury on the junction of A303 and A344/360. It has been estimated that the three phases of the construction required more than thirty million hours of labour. Speculation on the reason it was built range from human sacrifice to astronomy. stonehenge.co.uk. About 8 miles north of Salisbury.

Stonehenge

Attractions Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury. Tel: 01722 555 124. Cathedral Shop Tel: 01722 555 171. Salisbury is unique amongst medieval English cathedrals, built within one century with no substantial later additions. Visited by over 500,000 people a year. Britain's tallest spire at 404 feet. Choose from a great range of easy to book, value for money inclusive day out packages. www.salisburycathedral.org.uk. Location: In the centre of Salisbury.

Salisbury Cathedral

Attractions Mompesson House, The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2EL. Tel: 01722 335659. 18th-century house in the Cathedral Close. Fine Georgian features: intricate plasterwork and a monumental oak staircase. Film location for 'Sense and Sensibility' (1995). National Trust. Charges apply. Location: In the centre of Salisbury.

Mompesson House

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