Discover the story of the original Salisbury and take the family for a day out to Old Sarum, 2 miles north of where the city stands now. The mighty Iron Age hill fort was where the first cathedral once stood and the Romans, Normans and Saxons have all left their mark.
Today, 5,000 years of history are told through graphic interpretation panels on site. Families, heritage lovers and walkers can enjoy a great value day out at Old Sarum- you could even bring a picnic and enjoy the fantastic views across the Wiltshire countryside. The gift shop has a delicious range of ice-creams and exclusive English Heritage gifts and produce. Wooden bows and arrows are also on sale to help the kids imagine what life was like all those years ago!
Stonehenge Neolithic House Project
Fri 24 May 2013
Gain exclusive access to the Neolithic Houses being built ahead of the new interpretation at Stonehenge.
Sat 25 - Mon 27 May 2013 (bank holiday)
Journey back to the Dark Ages this Bank Holiday weekend at Old Sarum as the Vikings take resident! Witness exciting combat shows, weaponry displays, and for our budding junior warriors, take part in your very own mini battle.
The Great Viking Quest!
Tue 28 May - Sun 2 Jun 2013 (bank holiday)
You must have your wits about you if you are going to take on the Viking Quest! Hunt down the clues in the Castle grounds and complete the challenge to be rewarded with a special prize!
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Castle Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire - SP1 3SD
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