What can you expect with tours in Salisbury? Historic and cultural interests will be satisfied, as will adventure seekers, with tandem skydiving, and helicopter tours.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM SALISBURY
See the ancient wonder of Stonehenge in modern comfort. This tour will show you the ancient English heritage and many sites of historic and cultural interest, including Stonehenge and the medieval city of Salisbury with its famous Cathedral and Magna Carta dating back to 1220.
The tour dives into the depths of history and discovers the how, when, where and why of Stonehenge & ancient past of humans, from Neolithic Man to the present day. Stonehenge and Avebury in Wiltshire are among the most famous groups of megaliths in the world. The two sanctuaries consist of circles of menhirs arranged in a pattern whose astronomical significance is still being explored. These holy places and nearby Neolithic sites are an incomparable testimony to prehistoric times.
SALISBURY MUSEUM ENTRY TICKET
The Salisbury Museum tells the story of south Wiltshire, an extraordinary landscape – the cradle of unparalleled human achievement for over half a million years. The museum’s world-class collections include internationally important finds from Stonehenge and the oldest gold objects found in Britain. The temporary exhibitions explore objects, art, culture and lives, joined through the centuries by this unique landscape.
STONEHENGE HELICOPTER TOUR: FROM SALISBURY
Hop on board a Jet Ranger helicopter to experience an unforgettable aerial adventure and admire soaring views of the historic Stonehenge, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Departing from Compton Abbas Airfield set in the beautiful countryside of Salisbury, this 30-minute flight gives you a truly unique view of one of the best known attractions in the world.
TANDEM SKYDIVE NEAR STONEHENGE: FROM SALISBURY
To get the rush you’ve never had… do something you’ve never done! If you’ve never skydived before – you’ve come to the right place. Your team of professional skydive instructors and support staff are specially trained to work with first-time tandem skydivers. So what’s tandem skydiving like?
Imagine an experience that puts your senses into overdrive; it’s the ultimate adrenaline rush. When you jump out of a plane at 10-15.000 feet (3048-4572 meters), you’re putting your trust in a total stranger. Literally throwing yourself into the unknown and free falling at 120mph is an experience like nothing on earth.
Marvel at the sights of major prehistoric significance, including the Iron Age hill fort of Old Sarum, once the home of William the Conqueror and depending on wind direction the world heritage site of Stonehenge. Beyond exhilarating, it defies description. The only way to understand it is to do it. So, let’s do it!
STONEHENGE, AVEBURY AND WEST KENNET LONG BARROW DAY TRIP: FROM SALISBURY
This full-day trip from Salisbury introduces you to the medieval city of Salisbury and the beautiful Woodford Valley en route to the world famous prehistoric stone circle of Stonehenge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You also get to learn about the railways and canals before arriving at Avebury, also known as the largest stone circle in Europe.
PRIVATE SALISBURY PLAIN OFF-ROAD TOUR
A private off-road tour of Salisbury Plain for you and up to 5 friends. This tour explores the deep history, breathtaking views and unique wildlife, made possible in the UK’s largest military training area.
From the comfort of a Land Rover Defender, experience Wiltshire as you have never seen before, with unparalleled access to an area the size of the Isle of Wight you are sure to find a memory to tell your friends about. As this is a private tour you have the option to choose which elements of life on the plain you wish to focus on and tailor the tour to suit.
Simply put, the best way to experience the landscape that surrounds Stonehenge and escape the crowds. A typical tour encompasses elements of history, photography opportunities and off-roading, you will also find a nice place to stop and have tea and biscuits before heading back to your collection point.
SALISBURY PLAIN EXPERIENCE OFF-ROAD TOUR
An exclusive off-road tour of Salisbury Plain for up to 6 guests. Join this tour to explore deep history, breathtaking views and unique wildlife, made possible in the UK’s largest military training area. From the comfort of Land Rover Defender, experience Wiltshire as you have never seen before, with unparalleled access to an area the size of the Isle of Wight you are sure to find a memory to tell your friends about.
WINDSOR, STONEHENGE AND SALISBURY DAY TRIP: FROM LONDON
On this mini coach tour, we visit two popular sightseeing landmarks allowing plenty of free time to explore each town. This trip includes, entrance to World Heritage Site at Stonehenge and into the famous Salisbury Cathedral, luxury coach travel throughout and the services of a tour manager.
BATH, STONEHENGE AND SALISBURY TOUR: FROM LONDON
Explore ancient England with a guided coach trip, visiting iconic Stonehenge, Salisbury and Bath in one day. Beginning with Stonehenge, get up-close to the mystical structure that has been around since 2000 BC! Then, visit the tallest spire in the UK at Salisbury Cathedral and see the Magna Carta inside, an 800 year old document.
The final stop on the tour is the city of Bath with its Georgian architecture and a trip to the Roman Baths, that date back to 40 AD, Britain’s only natural hot spring.
SMALL GROUP DAY TRIP TO SALISBURY, STONEHENGE AND AVEBURY: FROM LONDON
Grab the opportunity to go on this small-group tour to learn about the unique history of the great British Empire, from the Stone Age to the Victorians. Journey back in time to a land of stone circles, burial chambers and hill forts to discover fascinating reminiscences like Stonehenge, Old Sarum Castle, Salisbury Cathedral and the huge stone circles at Avebury.
SALISBURY, STONEHENGE AND BATH CUSTOM DAY TRIP: FROM LONDON
Uncover three of the English countryside’s most famous treasures on this customizable day trip from London. Visit the quaint town of Salisbury and see the tallest spire in England; wander amid ancient intrigue at Stonehenge ; and explore the UNESCO World Heritage–listed spa city of Bath.
Explore each site independently or upgrade when you get there for a guided visit — the choice is all yours. Entrance to any mentioned attractions are at your own expense, but transport by luxury coach and pickup from select London hotels are both included.
STONEHENGE AND SALISBURY PRIVATE TOUR: FROM BATH
This amazing private tour from Bath tour gives you the chance to explore Stonehenge alongside a personal, local guide.
Skip the queues and cover the mysteries of this extraordinary place at your own pace. Make a day of it by combining your trip to Stonehenge with either a visit to local villages, Salisbury and it’s cathedral, a visit to Avebury or something else.
Whatever you are interested in, we can create the perfect tour for you.
SOUTHAMPTON SHORE EXCURSION: POST-CRUISE TOUR TO LONDON VIA SALISBURY, STONEHENGE AND WINDSOR
When your cruise ship docks at the Port of Southampton, make the most of the journey to London with this coach transfer that visits three of England’s must-see destinations – Salisbury, Stonehenge and Windsor.
In the beautiful city of Salisbury, you’ll see the medieval Salisbury Cathedral. Then enjoy the drive to Stonehenge, where you can contemplate the various theories about this prehistoric monument, and visit the town of Windsor, home to Windsor Castle. The coach will then take you to your London hotel.