Old Sarum

What you need to know

We've made some changes to help keep you safe, and things might be a little different when you visit. Here's everything you need to know.

  • Do we need to Book?

    You don’t need to book your ticket in advance, but you will always get the best price and guaranteed entry by booking online ahead of your visit.

    If you are a Member and wish to book, your ticket is still free.

    Your booking is for the site/event only and does not guarantee a car parking space, which may carry an additional charge.

    Booking FAQs

  • How are you keeping us safe?

    Our staff are still working hard to keep everyone safe. We’re continuing with enhanced cleaning and you’ll find hand sanitiser stations on site. You are now legally required to wear face coverings in our shops and on all on-site transport.

    You can also help us keep you and other visitors safe by not visiting if you have symptoms, tested positive, or have been asked to self-isolate.

    You can visit our reopening page for information on general safety measures we've taken to help keep you safe.

    General Safety Information

  • Do I need to wear a face covering?

    You are now legally required to wear face coverings in our shops and on all on-site transport.

    Our staff continue to wear face covering in our busy areas and indoor spaces, and we strongly encourage you to do the same.

Guidebook: Old Sarum

Price: £4.00

 Timeline

Middle Iron Age (About 400 BC)Outer Defences

The outer ramparts are probably built to protect residents and livestock from danger.

AD 43-Early 4th CenturyRoman Occupation

Old Sarum (Sorviodunum) is continuously occupied during the Roman period. Two major settlements flourish outside the ramparts.

Find out more about the history of Old Sarum

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