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Old Sarum, Salisbury

Categories: Historic Sites, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.3/5 based on 950 reviews on the web
Discover the story of the original Salisbury at Old Sarum, where Romans, Normans, and Saxons have all left their historical mark. The outdoor site contains evidence of human habitation as early as 3000 BC. Enjoy the views across the Wiltshire countryside while exploring 5,000 years of history through graphic interpretation panels. Get more out of your visit by printing out the Step Inside activity pack--which is full of games and activities--and completing it onsite. Old Sarum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Salisbury Edition.
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  • If you are interested in the history of Salisbury this is one of the important attractions together with the Cathedral close. This is where it all originated and you can go into the ruins for free if ...  read more »
  • Very nice walk up on the tops great views all around. On a good day fantastic spot for a picnic or a day date. Good toilets loads of parking too 
  • Just 2 miles from the Salisbury that people go to to see the Magna Carta and the beautiful cathedral, is the original Salisbury. You get to walk around the ruins and see the cathedral, the abby and th...  read more »
  • Great place! As with most English Heritage places, these are mostly ruins/remenants, but they are very interesting.. Not too expensive either.. Shame about the vast amounts of dog poo around the old cathedral ruins.
  • Beautiful place with spectacular views.... a must visit on d way back from stonehenge. ..
  • It was really disappointing. There were just ruins, nothing acutally much to see and not much of information was displayed and there was no guide either. It's better to read about it and see it in pictures. Experiencially, there's nothing to gain. There were very few visitors. I don't think even the entrance fee is justified.
  • What a wonderful place of history! Great for picnics as the view is breathtaking
  • I'd advise taking at least two hours to enjoy the place as it would deserve! Unfortunately my friends and I had only one hour to visit the place, so I'll have to come back...
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