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Spacious and Tranquil

What a fine setting for the Salisbury Cathedral. Lovely walk on our way to the cathedral... read more

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Peaceful Cathedral Close

A really lovely Cathedral Close - larger than many - with a range of very beautiful buildings.It... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a fine setting for the Salisbury Cathedral. Lovely walk on our way to the cathedral. Buildings you will find here are schools, clergy housing and alms-houses. There are numerous elegant buildings here. Mompesson House is a good point to start your walk. The Close...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really lovely Cathedral Close - larger than many - with a range of very beautiful buildings.It made a peaceful walk on a cold day.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many architecturally attractive buildings dot the Cathedral Close, as might be expected; amongst these are Sir Edward Heath's former home, the National Trust's Mompesson House, and a museum. All well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank plymouth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love to have a walk around this area of Salisbury - worth a wander during December as it has been decorated with lights for the festive season and looks prettier than ever.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stonehugger
Reviewed November 25, 2018

I would love to live here. Regular events take place in the close. Great place for picnics in good weather. Leave by the East gate to discover interesting architecture around St. Anne's Street. Leave by the South gate to see more architectural beauties. The close...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jacky B
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Really lovely place to visit. The cathedral grounds is nice for picnics or just walking around. It can get busy.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tracie C
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Around the Cathedral there are a number of important places to visit as well, The Salisbury museum tends to show things about the plains, the rocks, the bowls found out there, etc. It also has a good selection of books to buy and covers the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank radicol2001
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Such a peaceful place, we spent a good couple of hours just sitting, not even saying a word, we just felt a pervasive sense of peace here, doubtless the result of so many good prayers and positive thoughts.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank maggiep1965
Reviewed November 3, 2018

The Close is full of fascinating buildings and houses including some open to the public, providing an insight to our rich history

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JonH407
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place ,very atmospheric Stunning buildings , worth a leisurely walk through Never tire of this place

Date of experience: May 2018
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