"Salisbury Plain" Salisbury by hayward68
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Visiting Salisbury was on the intinerary of a driving tour which my friend Julie and I did in July of 2001. We started off at Gatwick Airport and headed for Stonehenge before finding Salisbury and a place to lay our heads.
After a few wrong turns we crested the hill near Stonehenge and proceeded to do what thousands have done before us...admire the monoliths which were erected many, many years ago.
Next was a tour of Old Sarum which is just outside Salisbury. We thoroughly enjoyed that and also stood on the outer embankments watching fighter jets streak through the skies over Salisbury Plain. Quite the contrast of old and new.
Salisbury, we later discovered, is a delightful town with cobbled pedestrian lanes, interesting shops and a gorgeous cathedral. Well worth the the time we spent there. We were glad we had chosen it as one of our rest spots along the tour.
One of the buildings by Salisbury Cathedral. Be sure to check out the sundial placed on the house in 1749. It has a... more travel advice
Construction started on this cathedral in 1270 and completed in 40 years. It's spire, at 404ft is the highest in... more travel advice
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