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The Close: A wonderful and visually captivating social setting

The Close in lovely Salisbury reminds me of a giant less intimate version of an Italian piazza... read more

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preglad
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New York
Beautiful

It may be busy at times, there may be far too many tourists or school children at times for some... read more

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Tisbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

The largest Cathedral Close with acres of greenery, hidden lanes and quirky, historic architecture. A great destination for visitors, but a bit of goldfish bowl for long suffering residents. Numerous cafes and the cheapest parking in town.

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Reviewed August 10, 2018

This is a lovely open space around the cathedral, itself surrounded by grand houses and other buildings. On a sunny day, it's a nice place to relax and watch the crowds go by.

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Reviewed July 22, 2018

This is (as claimed) the biggest Cathedral Close in the country, still with walls and gates around it. There are plenty of interesting houses around the close and every other one seems to be a museum or suchlike [they've all got their own listings on Trip Advisor]. But just walking around and getting the scale of the place, and the peace and quiet once you get a little away from the Cathedral tourists, is worth five stars on it's own.
P.S If you drive here, park elsewhere and walk in.

Thank Martin_Ridgway
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

This must be the most beautiful cathedral close in Britain. There is so much to see and admire - the cathedral itself (obviously), Mompesson House, Arundells (the former home of prime minister Edward Heath, the Berkshire & Wiltshire Rifles Museum, the Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum, as well as many other beautiful period buildings. In the centre is a large area of beautifully kept grass, dotted with a few statues - a great place to sit and read or have a picnic.

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Reviewed July 12, 2018

The area around the Salisbury cathedral is very calm and peaceful, with some pretty buildings and nice nature.

Thank SupEvan
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