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Address: Castle Road, Salisbury SP1 3SD, England
Phone Number: +44 1722 335398
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$172*
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Small-Group Day Trip to Salisbury, Stonehenge and Avebury from London
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Enjoyable afternoon

Visited on Sunday afternoon as members. Lovely spot with fantastic views over Salisbury. Enjoyable talk. Only thing missing was a tea room.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Apart from the obvious historical nature of the place, this a good opportunity for active children to run about all over the ruins, as our grandcchildren did. The really enjoyed it. The day we went there were stalls there, and a chance for children to try their hand at archery and painting. It is not a difficult walk around Old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I debated if I wanted to pay the £5.00 entry to what is essentially a derelict castle,but I'm glad I did as the information boards around the grounds made sense of the layout and history . There's nice grassy areas to sit and picnic in good weather and I was able to purchase a take out coffee and ice cream... More 

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Beccles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came upon this quite by accident while on holiday, we just saw the sign at the end of the lane and decided to have a look. What an amazing place! We could have spent hours there but a storm came so we had to cut short our visit, we shall definitely go back when we're that way again. Lots... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Old Sarum is the site of the earliest settlement of Salisbury in England. Located on a hill about 2 miles north of modern Salisbury near the A345 road, the settlement appears in some of the earliest records in the country. Living in the area, Old Sarum is a regular place for us doggy people to meet up - poo bags... More 

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Thank McFluzie
Gold Coast Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We selected to visit Old Sarum after being at Stonehenge and using the POI on our GPS. Upon arrival, about mid morning, there were plenty of car parks and a quick walk awaited us toward the entry. Whilst it is an old ruin, it certainly packs a lot of history. The views were amazing, especially over Salisbury where we spied... More 

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Thank skiteau
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went on the 24th July with our dog. The scenery surrounding the ruins is breathtaking. The £5.00 entrance fee is very reasonable as once inside everything is beautifully kept a great place to relax with a picnic after soaking up all of the history of the fort. There was also a talk about an archeological dig complete with skeleton... More 

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Thank Meadways
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

11 yr old daughter and 10 yr old and 8 yr old cousins still keep talking about our visit to Old Sarum. Give them a bit of history to chew on, take a picnic and let them run while you enjoy the stunning views and time travel in your imagination.

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Thank rachel966
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's not often that we visit a place so tranquil and unspoiled, close to the edge of a bustling town there is sense of heritage at this site, and it is neither over blown or over done. We actually visited in the evening when it was closed, and ate our picnic as the sun was setting it is one of... More 

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Thank Jilly C
Southampton
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210 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on Sunday afternoon as members. Lovely spot with fantastic views over Salisbury. Enjoyable talk. Only thing missing was a tea room.

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Thank SouthamptonLynne
Melbourne, Australia
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29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dad wanted to visit this and I wasn't too keen, but it was his birthday so I decided to be a good daughter and accompany him to something he wanted to see. My brother-in-law and young niece joined us. Once we got there it was very interesting learning about the role of the Sarum and how it was constructed. Small... More 

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