Salisbury: A Visitor's Guide
Known as “the city in the countryside”, the medieval city of Salisbury just 30 minutes away is one of the most beautiful and historic in the country. Explore the boutique and museums on it’s cobblestone streets, pause on the edge of the water-meadows and gaze upon its world-class cathedral.
MAJESTIC CITY SPIRES AT SALISBURY
One of the finest medieval cathedrals in Britain, for over 750 years pilgrims have come to Salisbury Cathedral to seek inspiration in the glory and peace of the building and surrounding Cathedral Close. Whether you come to worship, to marvel at or climb up to Britain’s tallest spire, get ready to be awed by the beauty and scale of the cathedral interior or to study the original Magna Carta in the Chapter House.
If you’re looking for the perfect base from which to explore, then look no further than The King John Inn. Our pub offers 8 sumptuous en-suite bedrooms, delicious drinks and a mouthwatering pub menu.
A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF SALISBURY CATHEDRAL
Salisbury Cathedral stands as a testament to medieval craftsmanship and continues to be a place of worship, a cultural landmark, and a popular tourist destination, attracting thousands of visitors each year. Its rich history, stunning architecture, and cultural significance make it a must-visit site for those interested in England’s architectural heritage.
DIRECTIONS TO THE KING JOHN INN FROM SALISBURY
Salisbury is approximately 30 minutes by car from the King John Inn.
Take New Canal, Brown St and Exeter St to New Bridge Rd/A338.
Follow A354 for approximately 12 miles.
At Handley Cross Roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto B3081 for another five miles.
After approximately 10 minutes the King John Inn will be on your right.