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Old Sarum

Castle Road, Salisbury SP1 3SD, England
+44 1722 335398
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Small-Group Day Trip to Salisbury, Stonehenge and Avebury from London
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Castle Road, Salisbury SP1 3SD, England
+44 1722 335398
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went with grandchildren and son and daughter in law. Excellent day out, sunny day but very windy. Great view of the Cathedral in Salisbury. Site also overlooks Old Sarum airfield. The planes on final approach to landing were almost within touching distance. Grandchildren loved it....More

Thank amberleyman
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Put on your comfy walking shoes. This site, while not as large as some other Historic Trust sites like Dover Castle, still has plenty of walking to do. The ruins of the castle are best appreciated with a healthy dose of imagination, and the views...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In common with a lot of English Heritage places Old Sarum is in ruins and when I see them I always wish we were able to rebuild them to what they should have been. Historians would of course hate that as the demolition was also...More

2  Thank Ken R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have mixed feelings about this site. It is a lovely site dating back to among others, William the Conquerer. Being close to Stonehenge and Woodhenge we thought it worth while we stop in for a visit as did we notice other families appeared to...More

Thank worldtrekkers4
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Followed the signs, map and sat nav but couldnt find this location. Ended up on a housing estate. Gave up.

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed walking up the hilll and were rewarded with teh nice view of the valley with the outskirts of the first cathedral. There is not much to see, but the area is very nice.

Thank Tonantzin S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited Old Sarum with my wife while on a weekend break in Salisbury. It's tough to make sense of the ruins of the old castle on the hill but they're certainly fascinating to look at and walk around. The ramparts do provide an amazing view...More

Thank Daz6680
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had spent the morning at Stonehenge, but having finished our picnic we were kicking our heels a little and decided to set off on another adventure. Having English Heritage membership we simply waved our cards, accepted our receipts (£0.00 is always a nice amount!)...More

Thank T1m0te1
Reviewed 6 days ago

This historical site is in the care of English Heritage. They are doing a terrible job. Most of the plaques are badly faded and cracked making them almost impossible to read. All that is required here is to mow the grass and I'm sure that...More

Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great look into history. Such a peaceful place, also great if you a dog walker dogs are welcome so you can have a piece of history plus your pet also has a great walk.

Thank suepabs
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9 July 2017|
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Response from cornishmac | Reviewed this property |
if you just want to see the ruins maybe 90 mins or so depending if you walk the surrounds. why not add in a picnic or visit the pub avross tne road. If you're trying to cram, combine with stonehenge and Salisbury city. Enjoy