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Fish Row

Address: Salisbury, England
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Ranked #15 of 23 Attractions in Salisbury
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Cultural

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The atmosphere was lovely., because of the history in this city. Nice shops selling a big variety of interesting things and food

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WEST SUSSEX
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I noticed that the areas around the Market Square had names pertaining to what had previously ...in days of old...been sold there Fish Row, Salt Lane, Oatmeal Row and Butchers Row, which incidentally does still have a very old traditional looking butchers in it. Very interesting and unusual.

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malaga
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Fish Row is where fish was sold in ancient times and follows on from Butcher Row famous for the meat. The buildings are all extremely old and beamed, most are restored but some are hidden behind modern facias. There are delicatessens, coffee shops, one of Salisbury's most famous butcher shops and much more. A short lane but one to see.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Plenty of cafes, most of which have tables and chairs outside for al fresco dining, traditional pubs, and a baker, delicatessen, bookshops, tea merchants, clothes and shoe shops. Cobbled street and lots of sandwich board signs and street furniture might make it a bit hazardous for those with mobility of sight problems, so mind how you go!

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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155 reviews 155 reviews
76 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We wandered the streets, late at night and during the day. The back streets have retained many of the ancient attributes, even though they are located amongst modern buildings.

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

How well preserved this area is. A really nice little street. You don't even realise the age of it as it is so well adapted and preserved. Coming from London we really don't appreciate the older places in the country. Well worth another visit.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Whole town of Salisbury enjoyable, Fish Row had lots of coffee shops and atmosphere, brilliant. Tourist information good.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Quaint street that has many stories to tell - just a short walk from the market square - make sure you watch your feet as its a little uneven in places.

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London, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Street full of old buildings and nice shops in the centre of Salisbury, just off the market square. Full of character and next to Butcher Row.

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New Forest National Park, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

I live about 10 miles form Salisbury and have been shopping there on and off for over 20 years. I'm afraid to say that I will avoid going there until they sort out the traffic problems and the condition of some of their road surfaces as well. The shops are generally OK with all the usual chain stores etc with... More 

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