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Entrance to Salisbury Cathedral

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Highlights
  • See Britain's tallest spire
  • Admire the Gothic cathedral interior
  • Study the original Magna Carta in the Chapter House
  • Witness the world's oldest working clock
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Traveller Details
Adult   $9.38
Child  (5 - 17 Years) $3.75
Senior/Student   $8.13
Total $ 0.00
 
Description

Salisbury Cathedral
Salisbury Cathedral is unique amongst medieval English cathedrals, built within one century with no substantial later additions. The building itself is remarkable, a testimony to the faith and practical skills of those who erected it.

Magna Carta 800th Anniversary
2015 is a special year for the Magna Carta as it marks the 800th anniversary of this historic document. Written in 1215, the Magna Carta was issued by King John of England and stated that everybody, including the king, was subject to the law. Salisbury Cathedral will re-display and re-present its Magna Carta in a new interactive exhibition for the 2015 celebrations.

The Spire of Salisbury Cathedral
The tallest in England at 123m (404ft) - soars to the heavens, and marked a revolution in cathedral architecture when it was built 700 years ago. In the Chapter House, you will see the Magna Carta, the famous agreement made between King John and his barons at Runnymede in 1215.

Oldest Clock in the World
Salisbury Cathedral holds the oldest working medieval clock in the world. It was made by 1386 and was originally installed in the detached Bell Tower. It is made from hand-wrought iron. As is usual for this period there is no face, the clock being designed only to strike hours.

Additional Information
Please Note:

  • Weekday services are held: Monday to Saturday 7.30am and 5.30pm, Tuesdays 12.15pm , Thursdays 11.15am
  • Sunday services are held at 8am, 9.15am 10.30am and 4.30pm.
  • You are most welcome to join these services, but please be aware that Cathedral access will be restricted.
  • Recommended Sunday viewing times: 12.00pm - 4pm
  • The Chapter House, Restaurant and Shop are all closed on Christmas Day.

Venue Information:
33 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2EJ
Nearest Train Station: Salisbury

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