THings to do near salisbury

Some of our recommended things to do in and around salisbury



Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, 2 miles west of Amesbury. It consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 13 feet high, 7 feet wide and weighing around 25 tons.

Caen Hill Locks

Caen Hill Locks are a flight of locks on the Kennet and Avon Canal situated just down the road from the Black Swan.The 29 locks have a rise of 237 feet in 2 miles and were engineer John Rennie’s solution to climbing the very steep hill.

Avebury Stone Circle

Containing three stone circles, around the village of Avebury this is one of the best known prehistoric sites in Britain as it contains the largest megalithic stone circle in the world

City of Bath

Enjoy the fantastic shops, the hot natural springs at the Thermae Bath spa and fabulous Georgian architecture.

The Wadworth Brewery

This Victorian Brewery, located in Devizes, is an iconic part of our heritage. The tower brewery, built in 1885, is a real landmark in the town and no trip to Wiltshire would be complete without a visit! For more information:

Old Sarum

Old Sarum is the site of the earliest settlement of Salisbury in England. Located on a hill about 2 miles north of modern Salisbury


Stourhead is a 1,072-hectare estate at the source of the River Stour in the southwest of the English county of Wiltshire, extending into Somerset.

Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral, formally known as the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, is an Anglican cathedral in Salisbury, England.