Often referred to as ‘the city in the countryside’. Salisbury resides in the centre of Southern England’s rural heartland. Few cities can match the rich historical diversity of Salisbury; with its Cathedral boasting the tallest spire in Britain as well as the copy of the Magna Carta, and the World heritage site of Stonehenge just a short drive from the city.
Salisbury is home to a variety of restaurants and tea rooms, some of which date back to the 13th century. Shopping in Salisbury is great; with regular markets and intriguing smaller shops complementing all the major chains in a picturesque setting. Salisbury exudes culture and style, incorporating a mix of old and new, with it’s breathtaking medieval buildings and architecture. There is also a defined art culture, with its many art galleries, exhibitions and festivals. Salisbury also boasts a choice of high ranking primary and secondary schools.
The city is well connected by train: providing great links between Exeter and London Waterloo and Bristol and Southampton. There are also good road links to London, Bristol, Basingstoke, Bournemouth, Portsmouth and Winchester.