A Visitor's Guide To Salisbury

The medieval city of Salisbury is one of the most beautiful and historic in the country. Explore the boutiques, museums and imposing buildings on its cobblestone streets, and pause on the edge of the water meadows to gaze upon the world-class Salisbury Cathedral. For over 750 years pilgrims have come to Salisbury Cathedral to seek inspiration in the building and surrounding Cathedral Close.

Enjoy the trappings of a classic British City

If you’re looking for the perfect base from which to explore this stunning part of the world, The Museum Inn is a cosy, welcoming pub that is near to many of the sights and landmarks that the New Forest National Park has to offer.

We have 8 stylish boutique bedrooms with super comfy beds and stunning bathrooms, as well as fresh, seasonal produce and delicious Butcombe beer on tap.

A Brief Overview Of Salisbury

Salisbury’s history dates back to the Iron Age, but its most famous landmark, Salisbury Cathedral, was built in the 13th century.

Salisbury boasts a charming medieval city center with beautifully preserved timber-framed buildings, historic streets, and a picturesque market square. The city’s architectural character has been preserved over centuries.

The city itself is set in the scenic Wiltshire countryside, with the Salisbury Plain to the west. Stonehenge, one of the world’s most famous prehistoric monuments, is just a short drive away. The area is also known for its rolling hills, charming villages, and outdoor recreational opportunities.


The Musuem Inn is approximately half an hour drive from Salisbury city centre.

Follow the road signs for the A354.

Continue straight onto Coombe Road/A354

At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on Coombe Road/A354 for approximately 12 miles

At Handley Cross Roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on A354 for another four miles.

Turn right onto Millers Lane for about a mile then turn left.

Then take a right and another immediate left.

The Inn will be on your left.