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Address: West Walk St, Salisbury, England
Phone Number: 01722-55-51-20
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A real touch of England

A lovely setting where the Cathedral stands out with a large surround of green area where you can picnic and relax. The Close has beautiful houses some of which are museums to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A lovely setting where the Cathedral stands out with a large surround of green area where you can picnic and relax. The Close has beautiful houses some of which are museums to visit some of which you pay to go in but not if you are a National Trust member.

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shropshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Lovely setting with some beautiful houses around the close. Plenty of space to sit and relax. Nothing to dislike as the area is so nice.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

An extension of the Salisbury Cathedral, this lovely green area its the place where local gather to enjoy the afternoon and picnic. Its amazing to see how integrated this place is with the locals and its so nice to sit for a while and enjoy the peace of the area.

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Poole
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This truly a lovely piece of old England with its long history linked to the Cathedral. As an Australian visitor said to me this is so very English with people picnicking on the Cathedral green surrounded by history.

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Uckfield
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

A beautiful and charming addendum to the Cathedral grounds - and a lovely place for a picnic lunch (suggest a stroll up to M & S to mix and match whatever takes your fancy).

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The Close is situated in the heart of Salisbury, but on entering, you leave stresses and strains of modern life and enter a peaceful and atmospheric setting. Some of the houses go back to medieval times and all the houses have a history of their own. Even in the peak of summer when there are crowds of tourists they do... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

A lovely place to visit. The Cathedral itself is a stunning building and the restaurant /Shop has a magnificent glass ceiling through which you can see the spire

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Deddington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

A peaceful area away from the bustle of the shops and most of the traffic. It has many different types of architecture and provides views of all angles of the cathedral and its fantastic spire.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

See Walking Madonna sculpture, elegant and powerful. Spacious, well-kept grounds fitting for such a grand cathedral. Unforgettable.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The Close has one of the best communities of period houses including the National Trust's Mompesson House. There is a pervading air of transquillity in the Close as you stroll around.

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Address: West Walk St, Salisbury, England
Phone Number: 01722-55-51-20
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Salisbury

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