Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Salisbury

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Considered a masterpiece of Early English Gothic architecture, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta features the tallest spire in the UK, rising 123 m (404 ft) into the air. Completed between 1220 and 1258, this majestic building includes the largest cloister and cathedral close in the country, as well as the world’s oldest working clock, in service since 1386. Perhaps the cathedral’s most famous feature is a copy of the Magna Carta, regarded as the best preserved of the four originals still in existence. Stop by the cathedral’s chapter house to see this historic document and discuss its significance through the ages with knowledgeable guides. Visit the gift shop for Magna Carta memorabilia and other souvenirs. Use our Salisbury online vacation planner to arrange your visit to Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta and other attractions in Salisbury.
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  • We took advantage of the Great British Rail sale and decided on a day trip to Salisbury. The Cathedral was the number one place to visit. When we arrived at the Cathedral, we were immediately greeted....  more
    We took advantage of the Great British Rail sale and decided on a day trip to Salisbury. The Cathedral was the number one place to visit. When we arrived at the Cathedral, we were immediately greeted....  more »
  • I'm from Germany and in England for 10 days. In Salisbury of course I visited the cathedral. I was lucky to have Kathi Sharp as my tour guide. A very nice and knowledgeable woman who, in a small... 
    I'm from Germany and in England for 10 days. In Salisbury of course I visited the cathedral. I was lucky to have Kathi Sharp as my tour guide. A very nice and knowledgeable woman who, in a small...  more »
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  • Amazing beautiful place steeped in history

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