Travel Blogs from Salisbury, United Kingdom

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Change Over, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Change Over

A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver

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... 8217;t have wifi so that is a challenge but the cottage is lovely, right on the river Avon and just 2 miles along the footpath to city center.  We have a view of Salisbury cathedral from the upstairs bedroom and can see Old Sarum from the front ...

Last Days in Salisbury, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Last Days in Salisbury

A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver

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Wednesday is overcast with rain forecast but we head off to Longleat.   It’s really closer to Bath than Salisbury but we will only be in Bath for a week and there’s lots to do there so we head out.   Longleat ...

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 ...

Salisbury, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Salisbury

A travel blog entry by tomodea

... visit. Instead of spending most of the day there we left about 12:00 to drive to our next base, a B&B on the outskirts of Salisbury. On the way we stopped at Uffington to see its White Horse.  We saw it through the haze.  Tom took a photo ...

Back Through the Ages, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Back Through the Ages

A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver

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... 1220 the army and the clergy were not getting along (the army had control over the only well) and a new cathedral was started in Salisbury.   By the 17th century the castle was demolished.  Now it is a ruin but English Heritage has a lot of ...

Roman Baths, Druids, and Robin Hood, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Roman Baths, Druids, and Robin Hood

A travel blog entry by teachervagabond

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Once in Cardiff I found the Enterprise rental place and got my car. Oh, my,  Cardiff is a difficult city to drive around in...should have been a signal to me as to how difficult England would be. My daughter had traveled in France, Spain, Ireland, ...

More on Canterbury, Cathedrals, and pre-history, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

More on Canterbury, Cathedrals, and pre-history

A travel blog entry by samcohon

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... Cathedral, one starting point for Canterbury pilgrimages, but I also don't think it will feel like Canterbury did. After the Salisbury Cathedral, on a cold, wet, blustery day, I went on to the historical museum here, called The King's House, with a huge ...

Round in circles....., Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Round in circles.....

A travel blog entry by taylorvacation

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Saturday, even chillier, I now have retrieved my beanie and scarf from the bottom of my suitcase and off to Salisbury Cathedral we head. Enjoying the cathedral (somewhat because it's warmer inside than out) and the coffee shop before venturing on to our ...

Birthday Bounce, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Birthday Bounce

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... while Andy had a nap. We ate a pasta dinner with their neighbor Laura before dolling ourselves up and going out. We drove into Salisbury which is the little town nearby about 12 miles away. It is a cute little town with windey roads and cottage like ...

A quick jaunt home, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

A quick jaunt home

A travel blog entry by gordonandsarah

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... we headed back from Japan to the UK and spent a manic but lovely week touring between London, Camberley, the Costa del Salisbury, Sussex and Devon trying to spend as much time as possible with friends and family, revelling in being in cooler weather ...

Winchester, Stourhead & Wilton House, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Winchester, Stourhead & Wilton House

A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver

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... various troops stationed there cut the emblems of their regiments into the chalk hill side.  Sunday we head back to the Salisbury Quaker Meeting.   We found out more about their “new” building”.   It was ...

...Where I see rocks, stained glass and do laundry, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

...Where I see rocks, stained glass and do laundry

A travel blog entry by driverj

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... I bought postcards there for this part of the trip, but since the gift shop didn't have any cards that read "Welcome to Salisbury - IT'S FRIGGIN' COLD!", or "I VISITED STONHENGE AND ALL I GOT WAS HYPOTHERMIA", I had to settle for picture cards. Then off ...

Slowing down a little, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Slowing down a little

A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver

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... ;s all done in 19th century furnishings.  The best part is the ornate plaster ceiling.   Then we dropped into the Salisbury/Wiltshire Museum.  It’s fairly small and local but gave a good history of the area and the various guilds ...

Day 12- Salisbury- Portsmouth, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 12- Salisbury- Portsmouth

A travel blog entry by benjamins2016eu

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Had a great nights sleep in our Airbnb cottage. Cold and overcast with light rain- typical fine English morning ! Headed out around 10am for a 45minute drive to Portsmouth via Southampton. We went to the Maritime Museum and did a tour of the Victory- ...

Preamble, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Preamble

A travel blog entry by lfbob

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... in a week, a distance of approximately 530 miles, and in the process raise as much money as possible for the Salisbury District Hospital Stars Appeal, so have you visited our Just Giving site yet? ...

StoneHenge, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

StoneHenge

A travel blog entry by padalecki

Day trip to StoneHenge on the Brit rail ...

Taking a Trip Back In Time, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Taking a Trip Back In Time

A travel blog entry by samisuni

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... where the giant megaliths await! [PHOTO_ID_BLOCK=view-of-bath-as-we-leave-for-stonehenge.jpg] As we arrived to Salisbury, the area in which Stonehenge is located, the English countryside could not have been more beautiful. The sheep and cows were ...

No more alcohol and food, please ! -Caroline, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

No more alcohol and food, please ! -Caroline

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier

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... with too much culture and exercise so far. But before they had their fun we maanged to slip in a bit more culture with Salisbury and Stonehenge thrown in on the way. Salisbury's cathedral is amazing as is the town then onto Stonehenge, which we have ...

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

Salisbury, Stonehenge and Shaftesbury

A travel blog entry by richardsandra

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... but fine day with the chance of showers. The main thing is that it is not raining. Went for a walk to find breakfast but Salisbury was closed- no cafes open - so forced back to the hotel to eat. Stonehenge was the first destination today. It was also ...

London to Salisbury, via Windsor, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

London to Salisbury, via Windsor

A travel blog entry by richardsandra

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... finding a bottle shop took in the atmosphere. I really liked what I saw and am looking to exploring further tomorrow, especially the Salisbury Cathedral which is very close to our hotel. Rain drove us indoors but it didn't last very long. I am sure there ...

Being an account of perpetual picnicking..., Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Being an account of perpetual picnicking...

A travel blog entry by alexandsonia

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... have never seen girls that looked like snails or something. The weird looks we've been getting are neverending. We're camping near Salisbury, and I've got to say it makes hauling around a tent worth it. Hot water for showers, dishwashing facilities, an ...

Stone henge (Nicky), Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Stone henge (Nicky)

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier

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Today we went to stone henge. They had these phone things when you type in the number about the thing you want to hear about and it play it to you through audio. It was so ...

Home of the steak or something, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Home of the steak or something

A travel blog entry by beautiful_freak

So this is Salisbury. I see no steaks as I walk around the city. Perhaps that is why this city is not know for steaks but for Stonehenge. I am currently staying in a 18th century mansion type house that I'm sure I could not afford if it wasn't a hostel. ...

Longleat safari park (Oliver), Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Longleat safari park (Oliver)

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier

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... and two simulators. The hedge maze is the UK's largest hedge maze. Firstly, when we got there, we went to the animal kingdom. There were really cool animals like meerkats and sloths. We also walked through a chipmunk zone! We then rushed to the safari ...

A Woodhenge, A Stonehenge and A Bath, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

A Woodhenge, A Stonehenge and A Bath

A travel blog entry by sandysteffens

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THE HENGES: Noah had booked Pat Shelley of "Salisbury Stonehenge Guided Tours" to take us on a tour of Stonehenge, and boy were we in for a treat. Pat picked us up at our hotel bright and early in the morning, and as soon as we were in the car the tour ...

1-2 April: Salisbury, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

1-2 April: Salisbury

A travel blog entry by johnny2015

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... leaving London we visited the British Museum where we saw the Rosetta Stone in three different languages.   Next stop was Salisbury. We took the train there, and booked into our hotel room. We then went to visit the cathedral and the Magna ...

Stone hendge, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Stone hendge

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier

When we were at stone henge We had audio guides. Stone henge is a very special circle of stones like the stuff on movies. The audio guide just tells you about the place when you are walking on the pathway. The stone henge is quite big and there are lots ...

The pre travel attack, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

The pre travel attack

A travel blog entry by d.emma.b

I never sleep well before I travel, it's a fun combination of excitement and anxiety caused by being one of the worlds most disorganised minds. So as usual the night before the travel begins I have a habit of staying up late. Last night it was about 2am ...

A quaint English city with a beautiful park!, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

A quaint English city with a beautiful park!

A travel blog entry by lynandsteve

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Another beautiful day in England! A drive to Salisbury through the English countryside gave us lots of time to view more of the area the Platts live in. Past delightful thatched cottages, canals with lazy travelers stopped for a rest and more rolling ...

Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Salisbury Cathedral

A travel blog entry by jafael

The Chapter House of the Salisbury Cathedral houses an original copy of the Magna Carta. Written in tiny print on a large single sheet of vellum, it is an impressive document. Outside in the courtyard of the cloisters stands a pair of massive cedar trees ...

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