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"Bath
Bath Stonehenge and Salisbury"Setting off from London this luxury coach trip to three stunning UK locations is the perfect way to explore England in one amazing day. The first stop is mystical and monumental Stonehenge – an incredible stone formation that has stood for over 4000 years. Steeped in history and intrigue getting to see it in person is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.Next stop is a picture-perfect visit to Salisbury and the stunning Cathedral. See inside and marvel at the breathtaking interior as well as the world’s oldest working clock! Salisbury Cathedral also houses the best preserved copy of the Magna Carta. Written in 1215 this incredibly important document is a fascinating piece of history. If you want to save time at the attractions
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"Bath
"Bath Stonehenge and The English Countryside Day Tour from London ""Leave London in the morning and beat the crowds to Stonehenge. Enjoy informative commentary along the way with the assistance of your knowledgeable guide. Arrive at Stonehenge and enjoy a walk around the ancient monoliths before it gets too busy. Take a admire the architecture and see the famous Pultney Bridge. Visit the Royal Crescent the Roman Baths and Bath Abbey (own expense). Try one of the many restaurants available for lunch. Ask your guide for a recommendation. Leave Bath to return to London arriving at approximately 6:30pm."""
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Private Chauffeured Vehicle to Stonehenge from London
"Board your luxury chauffeur driven Mercedes or similar minivan for a day to remember with your licensed Blue Badge guide who will accompany you from London to Stonehenge. On arrival your Blue Badge guide will take you onto the site where you can enjoy the stones at your leisure with a fascinating guided tour.""""The great and ancient stone circle of Stonehenge is one of the great wonders of the world and has been awarded World Heritage status. Why it was built is a mystery it has been a pagan place of worship an astronomical clock and a Bronze age burial ground. Its origins date back almost 5000 years. Decide for yourself while you discover this unique monument."
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Salisbury

Off The Beaten Path

Cathedral Tower Tour

It was difficult to take pictures inside the cathedral and flash would not have helped because the area was too large to be illuminated in that way. I tried to take a picture of the way that they had...
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Salisbury Library

The library in Salisbury is at the corner of the market square next to the Cornmarket Inn. It’s improved a lot over the years & it’s not as dingy as it was. They used to have some swing doors at...
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LouiseTopp
Apr 04, 2011

Salisbury District Hospital

Ok so this might not have anything to do with travel but I thought I would mention the hospital. It's been here since the 1950's, it used to be ran by the Americana. It has one of the best burns Units...
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LouiseTopp
Apr 04, 2011

Relax in the garden of Salisbury

Elizabeth gardens was once an allotments until the corronation of the present Queen in 1953, and this area was made up in her honour. It's a lovley area with the River Avon cutting through, and a...
Lifestyles
Apr 04, 2011

Full English Breakfast

So this is a must have well in london or England for that matter. So there is not much to say but it tastes good. Look at the picture to see what you get. EGGSTOASTSAUSAGEBACONFRIED TOMATOSAUTEED...
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heitzenrater
Apr 07, 2009

The tale of William Longspee

This bastard offspring of Henry II was instrumental in the building of Salisbury Cathedral and was also a leading light in the Second crusade.His effigy lies in the south Aisle, but he now has...
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sourbugger
Oct 10, 2007
 
 
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William Longespee

William Longespee was present when the first stones of the existing cathedral were laid; he was the first person to be buried within it.Half-brother of King John (of Magna Carta fame), his tomb...
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leics
May 15, 2007

Look for cadaver tombs.............

Cadaver tombs represent the decomposing body of the person within: they remind of us that our bodies will decay after death, and only the soul lives on. They are quite common in English cathedrals,...
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leics
May 15, 2007

Watery art..........

There's a rather beautiful piece of modern art in Salisbury Cathedral. Nothing much is made of it (no special pointers or anything) but it's worth noticing.Created by William Pye, Sibirica Minor ll...
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leics
May 15, 2007

Carvings.............

The wooden carvings in the 'quire' (choir) of Salisbury Cathedral are not all the Medieval originals, but are well worth exploring nevertheless.The oak canon stalls date from 1236, and are the...
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leics
May 15, 2007

Stonehenge

Stonehenge is a UNESCO World Heritage site and Britain's greatest prehistoric monument. I am always amazed at just how incredibly old it is. The site dates back more than 5,000 years. It was built in...
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iwys
Apr 30, 2006

Lower Bemerton

Bemerton is on the western side of Salisbury (in the County of Wiltshire, UK) & is now thought of as a community of that city. Nevertheless within living memory Bemerton was a separate thriving...
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LouiseTopp
Oct 23, 2004

Victoria Park

Just up from the village of Stratford lies Victoria Park. Named after Queen Victoria after her coronation in 1877, there used to be a band stand here until it sadly burnt down. Here there's crazy...
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LouiseTopp
Oct 23, 2004

Elizabeth Gardens

At the end of Salisbury by the River Avon is a large grassy area known as Elizabeth gardens. It started out as an allotments during the war, before being turned into a park in 1952 for the queens...
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LouiseTopp
Oct 23, 2004

Top Hotels in Salisbury

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Wilton Road, Salisbury, United Kingdom
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St John Street, Wiltshire, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2SD, United Kingdom
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Town Path, West Harnham, Harnham, Wiltshire, SP2 8EU, United Kingdom
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Milford Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2AN, United Kingdom
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7-9 Milford St., Salisbury, SP1 2AJ, United Kingdom
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33 Milford Street, Salisbury, SP1 2AP, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Salisbury

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Salisbury Cathedral

In Salisbury Cathedral Pt 2 I described the different parts of the church, and so for this final part I’m going to explain what there is to see inside - or at least some of the highlights. Throughout...
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Stonehenge

I took the Stonehenge Hop on tour bus from Salisbury rail station ,fare £28 ,this may seem high but it includes bus and admission to Stonehenge,this means you go straight to the shuttle bus. O n ...
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Old Sarum

Old Sarum probably won’t be the first place visitors will come to on their first visit to Salisbury, but it should be the first place to know about, because without Old Sarum there would be no...
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Mompesson House

Mompesson House is under the protection of the National Trust (NT), of which I am currently a member. Being a member entitles me to free entry, and if I’m being completely honest I don’t suppose...
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Town Centre - Historical Centre

Butchers Row, Fish Row, Salt lane, Endless Street.Blue Boar Row ,New Canal, are some of the unusual names i noticed. Endless Street didn"t seem endless to me. Some buses go from there. Poultry...
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Cathedral Close

MOMPESSON house old small family house now managed by National Trust,open to public house and garden.-- WARDROBE The rifles Army museum, Open to public..--ARUNDELLS Ex PM Edward Heath house. Open by...
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Top 5 Salisbury Writers

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LouiseTopp

"Salisbury, a brief history"
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EasyMalc

"Salisbury"
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Myfanwe

"A Great Historic City"
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Goner

"Surprising Salisbury"
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Airpunk

"Salisbury - its Cathedral and Old Sarum"
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