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Get inspired in Salisbury

With a reputation for inspiration, there is plenty for residents and visitors to experience in Salisbury. Sense the history with a visit to Salisbury Cathedral. Receive a warm welcome in our independent shops. Have a family-friendly food feast. Make the most of the vibrant nightlife or just spend time meandering through our architecturally stunning medieval streets.

Featured Events

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24 Jul - 31 Aug 21

Fayre on the Square

Mini golf, a city garden bar and street food vendors, come and experience Fayre on the Square this summer in Salisbury!

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08 Aug 21

Salisbury Street Sellers

Join us in celebrating everything that makes our city special. Traditional English crafts, products and produce from a range of independent and quirky traders, plus live music, entertainment and street food.

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17 Aug - 26 Sep 21

Threads Through Creation

Come and see 12 huge embroidered panels that were made by Devon based textile artist Jacqui Parkinson in the beautiful setting of Salisbury Cathedral.

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Salisbury Blogs

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29 July 2021

Salisbury's sustainable independents

One of the most pressing issues of our time is climate change and the impact we're all having on the world around us. Many businesses are trying to become more sustainable and eco-friendly. In this blog we've explored some of Salisbury's indies with eco-credentials.

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29 July 2021

Salisbury Live is 'Out & About' this Friday

Salisbury Live, the organisation that brings FREE live music events to the city, is 'Out & About' in the city this Friday 30th July 2021. Here's everything you need to know.

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23 July 2021

Top summer essentials from Salisbury indies

The summer break this year will once again be governed by Covid-19, with more of us planning staycations rather than flying abroad. But whatever your plans, you can pick-up all your summer holiday essentials in Salisbury.

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09 July 2021

The story of the Spitfires in Salisbury

It is part of Salisbury’s history that took 75 years to come to light – how hundreds of men, women, girls, boys and engineers built the iconic Spitfire in secret, in our historic cathedral city.

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07 July 2021

New independent businesses opened in Salisbury during Covid

As Independents Month continues, we celebrate all those new indies that have bravely launched during the coronavirus crisis and are now part of the Salisbury city centre independent business community.

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01 July 2021

Salisbury celebrates independents month with free shopping bags

July is Independents Month, and throughout the month we'll be championing and celebrating the city’s impressive array of independent businesses.

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01 July 2021

Quirky teacher gift ideas

In just a few weeks schools will be closing their doors for a much-needed summer break. It has been another challenging academic year for education, so we think teachers deserve some end-of-term appreciation!

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30 June 2021

Only in Salisbury

Salisbury is a city that values craftsmanship. We encourage and celebrate independent businesses that trade in Salisbury provenance, in the craft and care that are the signatures of our city. We've put together some of the handcrafted gems that you'll only find in Salisbury.

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18 June 2021

Salisbury's top picnic spots

There is nothing better than a leisurely picnic on a lazy summer's day. And Salisbury has plenty of perfect spots.

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11 June 2021

Where to watch the Euros 2020 football games in Salisbury

Football fans have been kept waiting for a year, but the start of the 16th UEFA European Football Championships is finally upon us. 

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01 June 2021

Father's Day gift ideas from Salisbury independents

Dads can be notoriously difficult to buy for so, we've put together some ideas from Salisbury's independent shops to make gift buying for Father's Day a little easier this year. 

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01 June 2021

Outdoor events to look forward to this summer in Salisbury

With summer just around the corner, outdoor events are the hot ticket of the season. These are just some we think you'll enjoy.

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Hidden gems in Salisbury

There is much more to Salisbury than meets the eye. It is a city where extraordinary is ordinary. Discover Salisbury's hidden gems. 

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Experience a staycation in Salisbury

With international travel looking unlikely this year, discover why Salisbury is the perfect staycation destination.

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Beautiful beer gardens in Salisbury

Beer gardens are what summer was made for! And, as we head towards the warmer months, we have put together our favourite outside spaces in Salisbury to meet friends, laugh, relax and enjoy the surroundings.

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Salisbury's not to miss summer events

It will be a busy summer with these events to keep everyone in the family happy - from live music, to children's theatre and festivals full of laughter.

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Dog friendly eateries in Salisbury

Struggling to find out where to take the dog and grab something to eat? Don't worry, we have you covered with this list of dog friendly eateries in Salisbury.

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Pictures to inspire your Salisbury experience

Salisbury. A modern medieval city that calls out to be photographed! Take a look at the pictures that will inspire you to experience Salisbury.

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Salisbury's Novichok story

For most of its 800-year history Salisbury has been known for its beautiful Cathedral and rich medieval history but in 2018 it hit front pages across the world for another reason – a poison attack.

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Experience Salisbury Cathedral

A visit to Salisbury is not complete without taking in the majestic Salisbury Cathedral.

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Things to do on a rainy day in Salisbury

We like to think the sun always shines on Salisbury, but, on those occasions when the rain does move in, there is plenty to do.

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Salisbury's hidden architecture

The magnificent medieval architecture of Salisbury is clear to see throughout the city but sometimes it is easy to miss the true history, even when you walk past every day!

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14 things you may not know about Salisbury Cathedral...

Salisbury Cathedral dominates the city skyline and is an international attraction, but how well do you really know it?

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24 hours in Salisbury

From Cathedral to coffee shop, from pub to Playhouse, there is much to squeeze into a 24 hour visit to Salisbury. Our medieval city is compact enough to explore on foot, but its timeless beauty will have you lost in a captivating past.

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Experience Salisbury after dark

Salisbury has a real tradition of hospitality, which makes it a great location for a night out.

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The Rail Crash in Salisbury in 1906

Just before 2am on 1st July 1906 Salisbury was hit by tragedy. 28 people were killed when a London and South Western Railway (LSWR) boat train from Plymouth Friary railway station derailed.

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Discover Salisbury's five rivers

Five rivers is a term you will hear a lot around Salisbury. Our biggest council run leisure centre is named Five Rivers, there are sports clubs and many businesses that have adopted the name – but why?

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Britain's tallest spire

With a spire that is the tallest in Britain it’s no surprise Salisbury Cathedral dominates the city skyline and can be seen for miles around.

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The best Sunday roasts in Salisbury

There is nothing better than a relaxing Sunday Roast cooked by someone else. Especially because there's no washing up to do!

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The world's oldest working clock

A clock that can be found in Salisbury Cathedral is actually the world's oldest surviving working clock.

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A traditional original city

This is Salisbury. A beautiful heritage city, with an eye on the future.

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St Thomas’ Doom Painting

As well as Salisbury Cathedral, there is another place of worship within the city centre that draws international attention: St Thomas’ church.

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Salisbury's oldest pub? Definitely the spookiest!

One of Salisbury's oldest pubs, The Haunch of Venison dates back to 1320, and is home to a mummified hand. Yes, a mummified hand! 

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10 reasons to visit Salisbury Cathedral

Visitors from across the globe journey here to marvel at the architecture that has been the centre-piece of Salisbury for 800 years, but there is so much more to the cathedral than first meets the eye.

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Sir Edward Heath's home in Salisbury

Former Prime Minister, Sir Edward Heath is perhaps one of Salisbury’s most famous former residents. Find out about his home in Salisbury.

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Salisbury has become the first full-fibre broadband city in the UK

Salisbury may be a city known for its historical past, but it has more than an eye on the future. Salisbury has become the first full-fibre broadband city in the UK.

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Explore our interactive map and discover the best of what Salisbury has to offer. 

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