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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
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited here as part of a Stonehenge ticket tour and this was definitely a lovely respite spot after the madness of the crowds at Stonehenge. It's informative, a step into the past and great to see the remains of the old cathedral. It is worth...More

Thank JCh002208
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was an unexpected pleasure to come to the Old Sarum. The English Heritage website site does not do any justice to it. Basically you have the castle mound with two separate moats surrounding it. The castle itself is a ruin. You have to use...More

Thank joe_green
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the Old Sarum site as part of a package while also seeing Stonehenge. The two sites are very different. Whereas Stonehenge is very busy and somewhat crowded, Old Sarum is quiet, low key and very peaceful. We visited on a weekend with glorious...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 4 days ago

The historic environment, may give you the illusion of entering in the past. The landscaping is fabulous !

Thank Mário M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This looks very dramatic approaching from the north, a narrow steep access road to the site. Free parking, free access to the lower walls and walk and there is a Loo there. Further up the hill is the castle itself, much more extensive inside than...More

Thank 973SimonR973
Reviewed 5 days ago 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 6 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
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startinginchicago
10 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
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