Salisbury Cathedral is considered one of the leading examples of Early English architecture. The main body was completed in only 38 years, from 1220 to 1258. Legend has it that the Bishop of Old Sarum shot an arrow in the direction he would build the cathedral; the arrow hit a deer and the deer finally died in the place where Salisbury Cathedral is now.Salisbury is one of only three English cathedrals to lack a ring of bells, the others being Norwich Cathedral and Ely.

Salisbury Cathedral, England - History, Facts, Location, Where is

Salisbury Cathedral is considered one of the leading examples of Early English architecture. The main body was completed in only 38 years, from 1220 to

The New Inn, Salisbury, Wiltshire England.  Note: they do not have Salisbury Steak. But I remember liking what I had...whatever it was.

The New Inn, which is located in the heart of the historic and exciting City of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. This is a traditional English pub offering great food and award winning Ales, a cosy environment and a beautiful beer garden.

The 15th century Poultry Cross in Salisbury, Wiltshire    Once a market site for fruit and vegetables as well as poultry, the Poultry Cross was built in the late 15th century on the site of an earlier structure first mentioned in 1307. There were three other crosses in medieval Salisbury; for livestock, cheese and milk, and wool and yarn.

The century Poultry Cross in Salisbury, Wiltshire Once a market site for fruit and vegetables as well as poultry, the Poultry Cross was built in the late century on the site of an earlier structure first mentioned in There were three other

Salisbury Cathedral has the tallest church spire in the United Kingdom (123m/404 ft). Visitors can take the "Tower Tour" where the interior of the hollow spire, with its ancient wood scaffolding, can be viewed. The cathedral also has the largest cloister and the largest cathedral close in Britain (80 acres). The cathedral contains the world's oldest working clock (from AD 1386) and has the best surviving of the four original copies of the Magna Carta.

Cold Morning by Paul Chambers Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

The Westbury White Horse, Wiltshire, England. Another of England's mysteries.

The Westbury White Horse, Wiltshire, England. The oldest of several white horses carved in Wiltshire. It was restored in The origin of the Westbury White Horse is obscure.

Salisbury Cathedral ~ was formerly known as the  Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The cathedral was constructed in 1220 and is located in Salisbury, England.

Salisbury Cathedral ~ was formerly known as the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The cathedral was constructed in 1220 and is located in Salisbury, England. visited the cathedral and stayed in salisbury.

An aerial view of Old Sarum, Wiltshire, UK showing the motte and bailey castle and the remains of the Bishop's Palace. The Bishop's seat was transferred to nearby Salisbury in 1219 which gradually led to the decline of the Old Sarum site. When the settlement grew too big they needed to relocate so they decided to fire and arrow and where it landed they would build the new settlement, the arrow hit a deer and where the deer died they built Salisbury Cathedral

An aerial view of Old Sarum, Wiltshire, UK showing the motte and bailey castle and the remains of the Bishop's Palace. The Bishop's seat was transferred to nearby Salisbury in 1219 which gradually led to the decline of the Old Sarum site.

My travel experiences in Salisbury, UK, visiting the cathedral and Stonehenge

Read all about my half term staycation to Salisbury where I managed to tick off two more UK bucket list items: Stonehenge and Salisbury Cathedral.

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