Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral

Last Updated on February 21, 2024 by Suzy

Things to do at Salisbury Cathedral review

Salisbury Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral located in the centre of Salisbury, Wiltshire. Inside you can explore Britain’s largest Cathedral Close and Cloisters and more.

The Cathedral was built between 1310 and 1330. Their spire tower is 123 metres above the ground and you can climb the tower as part of a tour. There are 332 steps to the top and their expert guides will uncover the hidden stories of the Cathedral’s construction and show you these roof spaces up close. Under 7s are not permitted and your ticket includes admission to the rest of the Cathedral and the Magna Carta.

Your entrance ticket includes entry into the Cathedral and Chapter House with the Magna Carta and they are then valid for a year from the date of purchase enabling you to return for free, over the next 12 months. They also offer Behind the Scenes tours and demonstrations.

You can see surviving Magna Carta documents from 1215, this is the best preserved of only four surviving documents with the others being held in The British Library and Lincoln Castle. There is a multi-media exhibition.

FAQ and Further Information Salisbury Cathedral

Is there food and drink available?

There is a restaurant and tea room serving food and drinks. You are welcome to picnic outdoors.

What are the main things to do?

Historical Cathedral with guided tours to the top of Britain’s tallest spire, one of 4 remaining Magna Carta documents on display and more. There are toilets and places to purchase food and drinks.

What are the ticket prices?

*Mid-rangeu003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range – Standard adult entry is £9 online in advance, children under 12 are free, and ages 12-16 are £6.50 in advance. Tower tours are £18 per adult when pre-booked online and children aged 7-16 are £11.

Is there parking?

There is parking nearby and charges apply.

When are they open?

Salisbury Cathedral is open almost all year round. For up-to-date opening times please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Only registered assistance dogs are permitted.

Are they accessible?

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