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Address: Castle Road, Salisbury SP1 3SD, England
Phone Number: +44 1722 335398
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Small-Group Day Trip to Salisbury, Stonehenge and Avebury from London

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There are only few stones left and I only supposed how the Old Sarum was at its highest period. Even though this place has something special and gives you good sensations. When we... read more

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41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There are only few stones left and I only supposed how the Old Sarum was at its highest period. Even though this place has something special and gives you good sensations. When we came it was a rainy day and maybe we were in the right mood to come back in history and feel once again that historical atmosphere. Quick... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

An historic site well worth a visit. You don't need to pay to see the castle ruins to appreciate the monument. The rest is completely free. Good informative signs throughout the site and adequate parking. This is a must fot anyone visiting Salisbury and a bit of a history geek!

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Thank Sam C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Old Sarum castle on a windy Saturday with our dog. It was easy to find and, possibly because the weather was changeable, it was easy to park. There are toilets by the car park (always good news!) and only a short way to walk to the steps up to the ruins. Entrance for seniors is £4.50 (includes vol.... More 

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Thank Alyson P
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice walk up through some fields, over a lovely stream, past some very old buildings and up a hill over a couple of dry moats to the site of the old castle. On the flat between the moats lie the foundations of the original Salisbury Cathederal. This was apparently an inhabited and defended position from the stone age, then... More 

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Thank adrian444
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely peaceful spot - an antidote to Stonehenge if you've been overwhelmed by the masses of visitors there. Good views over Salisbury and local area. Staff on duty were pleasant and friendly. English Heritage members are admitted free of charge.

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Thank Philmex1
New Forest
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here before; but decided to drop in using our English Heritage membership. Old Sarum shows the ancient history of settlement in Salisbury. The Iron Age hillfort was enhanced with a castle in 1070; but was largely demolished in later times and lay hidden until an archaeological excavation more recently. The shape of the old buildings is there; but... More 

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Thank Catok178
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked from the centre of Salisbury to old Sarum and that was the best part of the day. Old Sarum is reasonably interesting although not actually much to see. English heritage charges their normal high fee to get in, but I suppose they are looking after it. So talk a walk from Salisbury to old Sarum following the river,... More 

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Thank Martynsmith
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in for the afternoon with a five year old the ruins are spectacular to wander around and the signage very informative about what used to be there and how it was used along with the history amazing views and walks and a surprise ancient cathedral which you get an amazing view of its layout from the top of the... More 

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Thank Chris S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old Sarum is just brilliant! It's a great place to go to let the children run off some energy as there is so much space. It's also beautiful and very interesting to take a step back in time! A brilliant place to take children if you're trying to teach them knew things about history!

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Thank Barnes1993
Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This enthralling experience is great for all the family. The views are fantastic, over looking Salisbury and the surrounding countryside. There is ample parking and toilets etc. Old Sarum is one of a number of well preserved ancient sites that are must visit. Its also a great site for a picnic.

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