In the English county of Wiltshire lies the small town of Salisbury. From London, a Salisbury day trip is a wonderful change.
From a tourist point of view, the main attraction of the city is the beautiful 13th century cathedral. Here lies one of the four existing copies of the Magna Carta, which can be seen on a tour of the church.
Regular shuttle buses run from Salibury to the Stonehenge stone circle.
Tips for a Salisbury Day Trip
The Salisbury Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral and bishop’s see. Of course, we wanted to visit it too on our trip to Salisbury. The building was constructed in a very short time in the early English Gothic style.
Salisbury lies in the English county of Wiltshire where the rivers Avon and Wylye meet. The most important building in Salisbury is the cathedral from the 13th century. We took the train from London to Salisbury. Our final destination on that day was the nearby Stonehenge and the famous cathedral.…
Travel information about Salisbury
Bournemouth Airport and Southampton International Airport are about 40 kilometres away. Those travelling from Germany must fly to London Gatwick.
Salisbury has a railway station which is easily accessible from London, Southampton, Portsmouth and Exeter, for example.
Numerous intercity buses connect the city with the major cities in the region. The central stop is the bus station on Endless Street in Salisbury.
Salisbury is about 90 minutes drive from London and about 50 minutes from the ports of Portsmouth, Poole and Southampton.
The M27 motorway is about 25 kilometres south of Salisbury. The city is accessible via well-maintained country roads.
The port of Portsmouth is just under 70 kilometres from Salisberry. Various ferry services arrive here from France.
On the way in …
The city centre is very easy to discover on foot. The paths are not far.
There are five park-and-ride lots open six days a week. The Park & Ride buses run every 15 minutes between the sites and the city centre. The cost per journey is £3.
Names of P&R parking spaces:
- Beehive Park & Ride
- Britford Park & Ride
- London Road Park & Ride
- Petersfinger Park & Ride
- Wilton Park & Ride
There are several car parks in the city centre that offer short-term parking for Salisbury, including Central Car Park, Salt Lane, Brown Street and Crane Street.