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Old Sarum

Castle Road, Salisbury SP1 3SD, England
+44 1722 335398
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Small-Group Day Trip to Salisbury, Stonehenge and Avebury from London
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Castle Road, Salisbury SP1 3SD, England
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"english heritage"
in 132 reviews
"castle ruins"
in 31 reviews
"information boards"
in 47 reviews
"original cathedral"
in 37 reviews
"dog walking"
in 14 reviews
"iron age fort"
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"an iron"
in 13 reviews
"surrounding countryside"
in 33 reviews
"run around"
in 15 reviews
"nice walk"
in 23 reviews
"sunny day"
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"guide book"
in 18 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"interesting place"
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"entrance fee"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a fantastic hour or so looking around the very impressive ruins. There is also a great view of the nearby airfield and the planes coming in to land. Well worth the visit.

Thank Dwb1990
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had always wanted to visit here. The castle was very interesting - extremely helpful NT people on site. The ruins of the original cathedral are very atmospheric.

Thank Kev575
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited and did feel a bit pressurised by the guy trying to get us to join as members of Heritage England, which did not suit as we live in Jersey, although if we had been over for longer and we're going to Stonehenge then he...More

Thank Alan O
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Old Sarum on our arrival in Salisbury. An English Heritage site, it is very interesting and best visited before the cathedral as it is the site of the original one. The setting is beautiful with views down to the city and the cathedral.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

When coming from a Stonehenge tour, the green bus stops at this site and when you have visited Old sarum you can take any bus heading for town, showing your Stonehenge bus ticket. The site is mainly impressive of the history and the footprint of...More

Thank huys25
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Old Sarum before and walked around the outside where the foundations od the cathedrals can be viewed without cost but we thought on this occasion that we would spend the £5.50 each and go inside the moated fortress remains. I note that...More

Thank Daisy21Duke
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can walk around the outer bailey, and see the original cathedral site and read most of the story boards without paying anything, which is great. The cost to enter the inner bailey seems far too steep to me, considering everything inside is a ruin,...More

Thank maceng-chattan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good historical site. Remains of both the castle and cathedral. Well signposted around the site and a good guide book is available. There are also lovely views of the surrounding countryside.

Thank MeSteveKB
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to visit and it's were the original cathedral once stood. We went in the month of August were they had a medieval themed day from falconary to jousting you had to pay to get into this but if you are a member of...More

Thank cherylbrine
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to visit if you are in the area. As a single site visit it can be expensive, but if you are a member of the National Trust then it's free as part of the membership. It's really interesting to see the old...More

Thank IanG_8600277
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ChristineandThomas
9 February 2018|
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Response from Viki F | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is parking, no to coffee shop or pub. Take a picnic!
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startinginchicago
9 July 2017|
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Response from cornishmac | Reviewed this property |
if you just want to see the ruins maybe 90 mins or so depending if you walk the surrounds. why not add in a picnic or visit the pub avross tne road. If you're trying to cram, combine with stonehenge and Salisbury city. Enjoy
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