Travel Blogs from Salisbury, United Kingdom

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Stonehenge, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Stonehenge

A travel blog entry by sean_emily

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... had it built by a skilled foreign architect. During the time of it's construction, Ireland was experiencing a veritable gold-rush. Salisbury may have been somewhere along the trade routes back to mainland Europe. The river Avon perhaps serving as a ...

Gateway to history, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Gateway to history

A travel blog entry by aasta.martin

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... top level and front seats!!! Great vantage point. The tour bus had an audio guide which told us much about Stonehenge and Salisbury itself. We learnt that the Salisbury Cathedral has the tallest Spire in Britain and was therefore used by German pilots as ...

Catching up slowly, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Catching up slowly

A travel blog entry by misneach

... they are funneling the natural hot spring! After we finished we headed back to the car and began our journey to Salisbury. Adapted our original plans and headed to Salisbury Cathedral prior to going to the accommodation. The attraction to this Cathedral ...

Stonehenge, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Stonehenge

A travel blog entry by shelleyb

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You can't drive down a mall.... Apparently., Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

You can't drive down a mall.... Apparently.

A travel blog entry by global_montys

... morning for Exerter.. It's not far, only 2 1/2 hrs. But first we need to get some supplies. We follow the sat nav into Salisbury. Only problem is that as we get into the middle of Salisbury the sat nav said go right when there was no right turn. I asked ...

Day 6:  Cotswolds and Oxfordshire, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 6: Cotswolds and Oxfordshire

A travel blog entry by daniandmo

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... ! After Oxford (now that I think of it, I really don't know how we fit this all into one day!) we drove down to Salisbury as we are planning to see Stonehenge tomorrow before heading back to London. Our hotel is lovely, and we have had time to have a look ...

Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Salisbury Cathedral

A travel blog entry by joallen15

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... typical English village; lots of thatched roofs on houses and pubs literally right on the side of the road with no sidewalk. Salisbury Cathedral only took 38 years to build and has had worship held continuously in it for almost 800 years. The English ...

Off to a great start, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Off to a great start

A travel blog entry by frankenichols

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... the sim cards to have data/phone coverage.  For those that have no idea what I just said, the story continues..... Here. Salisbury Cathedral was built in the 13th century.  I tried to image what it felt like to walk into this structure in the ...

Surprising Stonehenge, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Surprising Stonehenge

A travel blog entry by woodsfamily

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From Dad From all accounts, Stonehenge was supposed to be an underwhelming experience.  I found it very interesting and a well-organised attraction. I am now sold on the idea of audio guides for attractions. They let you progress at an orderly and ...

Salisbury, Moments of Enlightenment, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Salisbury, Moments of Enlightenment

A travel blog entry by pura.vida

As one photography enthusiast possible to another I learned something very important this early leg of the trip. Regretably I felt the pressing urge to format my camera and or memory card. No it could'nt be, did I really, did I really just delete all my ...

Olympic torch handover event, Salisbury,  United Kingdom travel blog

Olympic torch handover event

A travel blog entry by willpotts

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Working with Production Plus for two days on an event that headlines Bjorne ...

Stonehenge Rocks, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Stonehenge Rocks

A travel blog entry by torial

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Salisbury is a lovely town, having Stonehenge and the Salisbury cathedral makes it a popular tourist spot. The White Hart is a great hotel, with a bit of period charm rather than bland functionality of some other hotels in the Mercure chain. Stonehenge ...

Hooning in a Motorhome, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Hooning in a Motorhome

A travel blog entry by dlj

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... the motorhome (“campervan” in Australian). From there we had our first experience of the English Motorway as we drove to Salisbury in the south-east. Taking that wide vehicle through some of those village roads was a tad scary – there is ...

Thanks for the memories, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Thanks for the memories

A travel blog entry by trusselltrust

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So we survived the long and exceptionally tedious journey home. I know that while each of us is glad to finally reach home, our hearts are still very much in Bulgaria with the kids we have gotten to know and love. We certainly will never forget ...

Stonehenge Visit, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Stonehenge Visit

A travel blog entry by heymann

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We headed straight from London-Heathrow to Stonehenge. Our first order of business was a nap on the well-manicured lawn adjacent to the standing stones, since we had only slept a collective two hours on the plane. It was a GREAT nap, which was probably ...

The Mystery of Stonehenge, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

The Mystery of Stonehenge

A travel blog entry by jared_wilson

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... some pretty nice countryside. Enjoyed a nice relaxing day and about. The weather was a little warmer which helped. We visited Salisbury Cathederal which has the largest Spire in England. Then we visited Old Sarum - an ancient castle and cathederal - ...

An old city in the Sun, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

An old city in the Sun

A travel blog entry by allangraham

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... .  Some runners were wearing century of marathons - hope that was not 100 marathons as that would be a mighty effort    Salisbury cathedral seemed very big from the outside and was very impressive.  It was so big that I was not able to ...

Day 8 - Caerphilly/Bath/Salisbury, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 8 - Caerphilly/Bath/Salisbury

A travel blog entry by jamieric

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... Britain. We left and drove to Bath and went to the ancient Roman Baths.  We took the tour and then had dinner ath the Crystal Palace where we enjoyed Shepherd's Pie.  We then drove to Salisbury and the "Old Bell Inn", which is over 400 years ...

Day 101 - STONEHENGE, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 101 - STONEHENGE

A travel blog entry by kiwiholly

We boarded the bus this morning for Salisbury where we were staying with friends of mine, Udo and Leighanne Fuehrer, who had moved out to England 18 months ago. Salisbury is quite close to the famous Stonehenge, and on arrival Leighanne packed us into the ...

Stonehenge, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Stonehenge

A travel blog entry by maccasworldtour

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... 5,000 years old. Not bad for a bunch of rocks. After I dropped Aaron and Sally off at Southampton, I drove back upto Salisbury. Salisbury was actually a nice town. In the middle of town was a huge chapel with a whole heap of old buildings surrounding ...

Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Salisbury Cathedral

A travel blog entry by oreydc

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Roast Beef, Wine, and a Great Big Sign, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Roast Beef, Wine, and a Great Big Sign

A travel blog entry by jbakermwdi

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... were built before electricity and indoor plumbing were invented. The kids were mesmerized by the stories he told about growing up in Salisbury – especially during World War II when the US military was based here. He told us he and his friends loved ...

Off To Salisbury!, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Off To Salisbury!

A travel blog entry by andyanneattwood

Trip to Salisbury to pick up new caravan and then off to the ...

Friday April 19, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Friday April 19

A travel blog entry by ronandsusie2013

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... up a VW Golf and drove down to Salisbury. It was easy driving and the apple map GPS guided us perfectly. Devizes Inn B&B in Salisbury is an historic little inn with a couple of intimate bar rooms for the locals on the ground floor. Had an amazing ...

A caravan has been purchased, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

A caravan has been purchased

A travel blog entry by mermaid_puffbal

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A Coachman Pastiche 545/4.  We liked the fixed island bed layout and it just felt like home.  Sadly, we drove away and left it to be serviced and also to have a motor mover and solar panels fitted.  We had to leave it anyway, no tow car ...

Stonehenge, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Stonehenge

A travel blog entry by nadiadube

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I realized my greatest dream, I finally visited Stonehenge. I don't have a word to describe how I was. Very nice moment!!!! The try of my life. The 5 hours of tren was obligatory, but to go to Stonehenge, I would have done anything. Bye Bye ...

Final day of touring, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Final day of touring

A travel blog entry by stevendmartin

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Wanted to do a wandering day in the south west direction.  Wanted to end up on the coast somewhere down there but only got as far as Salisbury.  Nice day, still windy, beautiful ...

Visiting the Queen and the Mysterious Stones, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Visiting the Queen and the Mysterious Stones

A travel blog entry by dougherna

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We decided to drive up to Windsor Castle to visit the Queen, or something like that, except she wasn't there, but we still got to see the castle. The castle is quite large and is set sort of in a square shape with the courtyard in the center. Two very ...

1st Visit Day Two, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

1st Visit Day Two

A travel blog entry by jcmatheny

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... made that help us to know more about the place we now know as Stonehenge. From Stonehenge, we ventured across the Salisbury Plains.  This area is heavily populated by the military including an experimental aircraft facility.  Across the terrain, ...

La Odisea del Stonehenge, Salisbury, United Kingdom travel blog

La Odisea del Stonehenge

A travel blog entry by ragod

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... Asi que cogeremos un bus a Amesbury y haí ya veremos. Mientras esperamos que salga el bus vamos a ver la catedrá de Salisbury, la catedrál más alta de toda Inglaterra, con una altura de 123 metros. Impresionante. Paseamos por sus jardines y nos ...

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