The cathedral city of Salisbury in Wiltshire, England, is placed near the edge of Salisbury Plain. The four rivers Nadder, Ebble, Wylye and Bourne join just outside the center of the Avon River.
Two airports serve the city, Bournemouth Airport and Southampton Airport, both about 30 km away where car for rent in Salisbury is awaiting your arrival. This fantastic city is a real jewel for anybody who loves historical buildings, museums, parks and gardens with an attractive entertainment. Therefore it is to no surprise that it is regarded as one of the must have seen cities in Britain. Surely you will have an unforgettable time!
Rent a car in Salisbury and get to the numerous sights such as the most important landmark, the Salisbury Cathedral, built between 1220 and 1258. Climb the 120 meter high spire, the tallest in England and adore the magnificent view over the city and surrounding greeneries. There is every day a choral singing, do check the time and listen to the lovely voices. Have a look at the fantastic lawns and old buildings around the cathedral, before starting a walk through the medieval city center and admire its old buildings and squares. When you are interested in jewelry, then visit the small gallery at New Street for a look at its exceptional display and get inside a working studio. A must see attraction is ‘The Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum exhibiting pictures, ceramics and costumes from the old time with an adjoining Stonehenge Gallery. Stroll through one of the many fantastic parks and gardens in the center and play crazy golf, skate or just sit, relax and have a picnic. Maybe doing some shopping, either in one of the shopping centers or in the small but well stocked boutiques and shops in the old town. The entertainment offers something for everyone; there are four theaters you can choose from to watch a play, numerous cinemas, a big number of large or cozy small pubs and clubs with live performances.
Hire a car in Salisbury as the best choice to get to the world famous Stonehenge, the ruins of a Neolithic monument. Visit the Langford Lakes Nature Reserve and spend a few hours watching different bird species or rent a bike and tour one of the many bike trails along the rivers, fun for the whole family. There is a great and easy hike to Old Sarum along the river where quite a few more attractions are awaiting you in this medieval village. To boost your adrenalin high you can enjoy skydiving and ballooning nearby the city.
Salisbury and the surrounding countryside will give you a terrific and memorable holiday, come see it by yourself!
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