Travel Blogs from Salisbury, United Kingdom

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Home again, home again, tiddlyumph, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Home again, home again, tiddlyumph

A travel blog entry by bobsonthegreat

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So here I am. Back in Salisbury for the first time in 363 days and spending most of my time reflecting on the good times I've had. I've been wondering about the best way to do this final entry and I figured that I should just write it as it comes, from my ...

Avebury, Salisbury and Stonehenge, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Avebury, Salisbury and Stonehenge

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... picked out strange circular patterns. Originally wooden posts stood here, these are now replaced with stone circles. Once in Salisbury I headed straight to the Cathedral which contains the oldest working clock in the UK and the tallest spire. The ...

15 Days to Go!!, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

15 Days to Go!!

A travel blog entry by bobsonthegreat

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That's right. Only 15 days to go before I'm on the plane to New York. For those of you who don't know, I am off around the world. That means no more England. FOR A WHOLE YEAR. Despite this significant advantage I will be leaving behind many of the ...

Salisbury, England, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Salisbury, England

A travel blog entry by benandtrudie

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... to the Salisbury that we know today and it was here that the world-famous Cathedral was built between 1220 and 1258. Salisbury Cathedral is the only Cathedral in England to have been built throughout in the same Early English style and possesses the ...

Salisbury Cathedral and Stonehenge, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Salisbury Cathedral and Stonehenge

A travel blog entry by vanwie

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... !).  Feeling more refreshed, we headed toward Stonehenge.    Of course, the visit to Stonehenge makes the Salisbury Cathedral seem downright modern!  It is believed that Stonehenge was constructed in 3100 B.C.; there seem to be many ...

Salisbury, Stonehenge, and the Magna Carta, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Salisbury, Stonehenge, and the Magna Carta

A travel blog entry by bebraud

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Today I travelled to Salisbury with Richard and MacArthur and we went to Stonehenge and Salisbury Cathedral. I had heard that Stonehenge can be disappointing for some, so I did not know what to expect, but I thought it was awe-inspiring. Right now is ...

Winchester Cathedral, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Winchester Cathedral

A travel blog entry by jayton

... miles away, and it became independent of the crown.  To support the church he also created the market town of Salisbury.  Old Sarum was the original market town but it died out when Salisbury grew.  The old castle was deserted by ...

Time to look forward, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Time to look forward

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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So it's nearly that time of year again. Here at Trussell HQ we are looking forward to another Bulgaria Christmas box campaign (see a short video of last years trip here) with a mixture of anticipation and apprehension. We never know how many boxes will ...

A bit of this and a bit of that, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

A bit of this and a bit of that

A travel blog entry by jayton

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... Duke of Pembroke.  Why he doesn't live in Pembroke is a mystery to me.  It used to be the seat of the ancient Kingdom of Wessex a long time ago.  It is also the junction of the River Avon and the River Wylye.  This is not the ...

Knight & last day, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Knight & last day

A travel blog entry by tonyrosy

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Woke up to sunshine and no puddles in the van or tent Packing up was pretty easy and we were soon on our way to Grandma's via Old Sarum for some battle cries and sword fights. Chilli at Grandma's before heading ...

Salisbury and Stonehenge, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Salisbury and Stonehenge

A travel blog entry by krb2g

... arrival in Salisbury, we walked to St. Thomas' church, but as they were still having services, we went directly to the Salisbury Cathedral. There, we went through in rounds so that we could leave the bookbags outside. The Cathedral was lovely inside, and ...

Tour 9001 / 0808 - Day 10, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Tour 9001 / 0808 - Day 10

A travel blog entry by warwicksoption

... in the morning - early afternoon. I enjoyed it and took plenty of photos. The guides history was also very helpful. We continued onto Salisbury and had 1.5 hours here. It was a lovely town and it was our last town with Cosmos on this tour. While ...

Home of the Druids, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Home of the Druids

A travel blog entry by ameng

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... without visiting Stonehenge.  We checked out and left our luggage at the hostel, then caught the train from London to Salisbury (turns out the 'i' is silent), then bought tickets for a bus+entry Stonehenge tour.  By the time we arrived at ...

Stonehenge Rocks, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Stonehenge Rocks

A travel blog entry by kyle-and-lisa

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Salisbury, England July 25 Day 5: Rode front and center on a double decker bus to Waterloo Station and took a train to Salisbury. Rode on a tour bus to Stone Henge. Unimpressed to see a highway built not far from the site. But the stones ...

Jet lag? What jet lag?, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Jet lag? What jet lag?

A travel blog entry by foothills_bears

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... lack of sleep during our flight. But I soon learned the rhythm of the roads and settled in for the 2 hour drive to Salisbury. Navigating was a bit of a challenge given the variety of names, the unfamiliar signage, and the fact that signs were frequently ...

Nearly Time To Go, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Nearly Time To Go

A travel blog entry by s2s2010

Well nearly time to go.  Last minute kit checks, fried brekkie, shame it's raining buit hey ho at least we're headed ...

Stonehenge, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Stonehenge

A travel blog entry by jessica_caywood

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... had a day trip to Stonehenge. I was really excited, because it was always something I wanted to see. It was in the town of Salisbury, which was a really cute little town. It was older and it was nice to just walk around there. We also went to the oldest ...

Salisbury - Stockbridge - Winchester, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Salisbury - Stockbridge - Winchester

A travel blog entry by monroefischer

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... they kept a quill that sharp is beyond my knowledge! After a bite to eat at the cathedral cafe we started across Salisbury Plain towards Winchester, stopping in the lovely village of Stockbridge for a cream tea at Lilly Langtree's.  Once in ...

STONEHENGE - $10,000, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

STONEHENGE - $10,000

A travel blog entry by wonders0

Our first stop in Europe will be at Salisbury where we will get to see the amazing stonehenge. Day 34: After arriving from the airport, we will check into our hotel and get ready for the next day. Day 35: We will take a tour of the stonehenge. ...

Salisbury 28th November 2007, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Salisbury 28th November 2007

A travel blog entry by jeniboots

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Ok we're off - sort of! We moved out of our house yesterday but only got as far as staying with Sam's mum! Still battling with Estate Agents and solicitors etc and still not sure if the sale of the house will actually go through. Fingers crossed that ...

Salisbury and Stonehenge, Salisbury, Wiltshire, United Kingdom travel blog

Salisbury and Stonehenge

A travel blog entry by jiyen1213

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... in just 38 years. While I must say that Winchester Cathedral was far more visually appealing, the "extras" at Salisbury Cathedral are far superior. For example, the cathedral houses the oldest continuously operating mechanical clock in the world and ...

Rainy days, well it is England..., Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Rainy days, well it is England...

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

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I had never seen Stonehenge, so I had to come ...

A whirlwind bus tour of central England, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

A whirlwind bus tour of central England

A travel blog entry by valaryr

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... for the rest of the trip.  SO, we decided to go on a ridiculous bus tour that lasted 12 hours and covered Bath, Salisbury, and Stonehenge. We knew full well that we were going to be ridiculously rushes at all three places, but it was so much ...

Salisbury, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Salisbury

A travel blog entry by lisaandpaul

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This is the town where Pauls Dad was ...

Stonehenge, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Stonehenge

A travel blog entry by soohyung

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... I could tour about the countryside without care. So equipped, I head to Waterloo station in the morning to take a train to Salisbury--close to Stonehenge. Right outside the station I luck upon the bus to Stonehenge and take a 20 minute ride directly ...

Another day another site, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Another day another site

A travel blog entry by jayton

... is to see, if you can't see it all in one day you can return for a second day free. Tuesday. We went into Salisbury today for shopping and the launderette.  It was a nightmare as the traffic is horrific and the streets narrow.  Salisbury ...

Ruinas de Stonehenge, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Ruinas de Stonehenge

A travel blog entry by k0k0m0

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Cerca de las 11:00 de la mañana arribé a la estación de Salisbury. La intriga que tenía era ver cómo hacer para ir desde allí hasta Stonehenge, pero descubrí que apenas al bajar estaba la parada del bus que te transportaba. Un viaje que demoró una ...

Salisbury... not as nice as Winchester, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Salisbury... not as nice as Winchester

A travel blog entry by darrenhough74

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But it also has a big Cathederal, and this one houses one of 3 copies of the Magna Carta. I noticed that 2 of the little praying areas (I'm not a church goer so I don't know what those gated off areas are) still had their original painting on ceiling. I ...

Winchester and Salisbury, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Winchester and Salisbury

A travel blog entry by cheenosineurope

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... market (these are Christmas themed crafts market with some food stalls essentially). Explored the town a bit before seeing the great gothic Salisbury Cathedral, which must have one of the greatest spires in England. We did not go in though as there was a ...

Getting ready to roll, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Getting ready to roll

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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We've had a really amazing response to our our Christmas box appeal from our super supporters and the general public this year (who now of course become super supporters!). 5,887 Christmas shoeboxes are now making their way to Bulgaria. Click here to see ...

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