Salisbury Off The Beaten Path

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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Salisbury

  • 1. 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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  • 2. 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....

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  • 3. 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...

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  • 4. 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...

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  • 5. 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....

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  • 6. 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...

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  • 7. 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...

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  • 8. 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...

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  • 9. 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...

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  • 10. 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...

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  • 11. 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...

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  • 12. 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...

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  • 13. 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...

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  • 14. 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...

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  • 15. Early Evidence Of Fire Found in Harnham Village

    The name Harnham was used with that same spelling as early as 1115. It is thought to be derived from either harahamm or harenahamm. Hara is Old English for...

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  • 16. Sarum Castle

    Old Sarum is windswept and mysterious. It started life out as a Iron age hill fort, then the Romans arrived & began calling it Soverodonium. A few years old...

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  • 17. Salisbury Racecourse

    I have been told that the racecourse at Salisbury is one of the oldest courses in the UK. Set in the middle of picturesque Wiltshire countryside, within views...

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  • 18. Old Serum Flying Club

    This is a nice place to go & watch planes take off. There is a cafe here which does home cooked meals, there is also generouse glasses of orange juice for...

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  • 19. Serum Castle

    Sometimes in the evenings during the summer, I like to wander over with my bike towards Serum Castle. In the evening it is very peaceful with scenic views from...

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  • 20. Spend some time at the market...

    Spend some time at the market in the center of town. Its not unlike or unique from markets throughout Europe, but it was just nice to paruse various British...

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  • 21. Don't miss the mummified hand...

    Don't miss the mummified hand at the Haunch of Venison. It was found while the building was being worked on in the 1800's. The hand was still clutching a few...

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  • 22. The Gabriel Loire Window

    At the end of the cathedral's Trinity Chapel is the Gabriel Loire Window for Prisoners of Consciense. Gabriel Loire, born in France in 1904, was the greatest...

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  • 23. Have a look at the delivery...

    Have a look at the delivery cart for the butcher in Salisbury. Such a quaint way to still do deliveries.

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