Local Area

About Salisbury

Stonehenge    Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury is a medieval city located in South Wiltshire near Salisbury Plain. It is the meeting point of five rivers: the Naddar, Ebble, Wylye, Bourne and Avon.

One of the main attractions is the magnificent Salisbury Cathedral boasting the tallest church spire in the UK. There are regular tours around the Cathedral

Salisbury has great shopping facilities set amongst its historic streets and alleyways as well as a regular street market.

For those interested in the arts, there are plenty of arts and cultural venues with events through the year from drama and dance to lectures, arts and children’s activities. Not to be missed is the yearly Salisbury International arts festival.

There is also a bustling night life with plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants and a couple of night clubs.

Salisbury is a great base for visiting the world famous Stonehenge which is only a 20 minute drive away

It is a truly wonderful place to come and spend a few days!

To find out more about Salisbury have a look at the following links:

Wikipedia – Salisbury

About Odstock

Yew Tree Inn   Walks and cycle rides through the downs

Odstock is a historic village in the heart of Wiltshire. The village pub, The Yew Tree Inn is 18th Century,. The village Church dates back to 1297. There are beautiful walks and cycle rides through the downs and plenty of earth works, flowers, forests and water meadows to fall in love with. Odstock is on the intersection of the scenic Avon Valley walking path and the wonderful Ebble valley.

To find out more about Odstock have a look at the following links:

Wikipedia – Odstock
Walking: Avon Valley Path
Population of Odstock from 1801: Wiltshire.gov.uk census