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Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Discover nearly 800 years of history, including Britain's tallest spire, the world's best preserved original Magna Carta 1215 and Europe's oldest working clock, on a free tour with one of our knowledgable volunteer guides. Built between 1220 and...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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6 The Close, Salisbury SP1 2EF, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Large Cathedral available for tours with a special viewing area for one of the four remaining copies of the Magna Carta. As a history buff, it was amazing to see this document. And for preservation, you can not take a photograph of the document. Young...More

13  Thank southerngal2015
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

We gave a donation of £10 at the carefully sited 'suggested' donation booth. The 'suggested' donation was £6.50 per head, which we thought a little excessive. On entry you will be approached by one of the generally very elderly guides, who I'm sure do their...More

5  Thank FamilyTraveller1970
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Reviewed today

I personally like the world's oldest clock, but the cathedral, its setting, the chapter house and the Magna Carta are all stunning.

Thank James B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Liked it very much, been there with my step mother, who loves churches and cathedrals, with my husband and our little 3 year old baby, we all loved it, the architecture is amazing, the view inside is breathtaking. Recommended

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I did a day trip to Salisbury from London (about a 1.5 hr train ride) and highly recommend it to anyone who is visiting London area for more than a few days. The tour guide, Jenny, did a fantastic job and left the floor open...More

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Ch0rister, Guest Relations Manager at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your fantastic review, I will pass this on to Jenny too.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Must visit when in Salisbury as it is a place of outstanding history in the UK. Cloister area must be seen too.

Thank AA1156
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited Salisbury Cathedral, well worth the visit. There is an immense amount of history here. The historical explanations are very good well explained. The building itself is an excellent example of English Cathedrals. You are allowed to explore the entire building on the ground...More

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Ch0rister, Guest Relations Manager at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank your lovely review and I'm very pleased that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love this Cathedral. There is so much to see in this beautiful place. The architecture is stunning and lots to explore and see at every turn. Every time we have been there has been exhibitions on or an orchestra, fantastic. Today they had ww1 wooden...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you enjoyed Pillars of the Earth this is the place for you. Make sure you have a guide to optimise the experience. Awesome building inside and out.

Thank VickiL35
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I'm no hero but to go to the top of Salisbury Cathedral tower I deserve a medal....I got a badge instead! Thanks to Jennifer our tour guide who made our 2hr tour a huge joy. And thanks to the 2 trainee guides as well. The...More

1  Thank U3181HTrichardc
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely cathedral enjoyed it so much, breathtaking and wonderful history, worth the visit, cafe and gift shop very reasonable.

1  Thank carolcM8650CX
Reviewed 6 days ago

Les was a fantastic tour guide. I would 100% recommend coming for an official tour - so much information to learn about this beautiful building!

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UselessArthur
14 September 2018|
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You can always come back the next day for a short time
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Response from Skeney57 | Reviewed this property |
teacher12, Yep , London to Salisbury is about a 2 hour trip by Train and is directly West of London ! Driving in the UK , especially London is Worse then LA !! Trust me I have done both ! The British rail system is really... More
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Response from Ch0rister | Property representative |
Sunday is an important day of worship here so access to some areas of the Cathedral is restricted to general visitors during services. We warmly invite you to attend a service to see the Cathedral in all its glory - Sunday... More
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