Mark the 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta with a Salisbury City Break

Mark the 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta with a Salisbury City Break

Did you know Salisbury has been named as one of the best cities in the world to visit in by travel guide Lonely Planet?

The city will play an important role in the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta as Salisbury Cathedral is home to the best-preserved original copy. The city and cathedral will host many of the celebrations with a brand new exhibition, informative talks, evensongs, a flower festival and more.

Book one of our 2-night Magana Carta breaks to come along and join in with the celebrations this historic event Events start in February and run all the way through to November 2015 for more details visit the Salisbury Cathedral website here. We are minutes away from the Cathedral and its world famous Heritage Close.

This two-night Magna Carta package includes an afternoon tea on arrival, a welcome drink and a 3-course dinner in our restaurant on one evening and full English breakfast both mornings.

Date of visit

Feb – May 2015

Jun – Sep 2015

Oct – Nov 2015

Standard Room




Superior Room




Deluxe Room




These prices are based on two people sharing a double or twin room and include service & VAT. This offer is valid from 1st February to 30th Nov 2015 (excluding St Valentine’s weekend). Prices will be charged according to dates of your visit.

To book please telephone us on 01722 338388, or email and quote reference: “Magna Carta Breaks 2015”


Why not plan ahead?

Whilst you are here take a Salisbury Cathedral Tower Tour. Enjoy spectacular views as you explore the roof spaces and tower with our knowledgeable guides, climbing 332 steps in easy stages by narrow winding spiral staircases to reach the foot of the spire 225 feet above ground level. From here, you can see up into the spire through the medieval scaffold, and from the outside you can look over the city and surrounding countryside. These tours take approximately 90 minutes and are limited to 12 people per trip. Children under the age of 7 or anyone under the height of 1.2m cannot participate in these tours due to health and safety regulations. Click here and book ahead of your visit. Tickets start from £10pp for adults, £7pp for children and £27for a family ticket

Visit the Magna Carta Flower Festival. From Tues 15 Sept to Sun 20 Sept 2015 Salisbury Cathedral will be filled with thousands of flowers, colours and fragrance in a mix of spectacular contemporary, traditional and interpretative displays inspired by Magna Carta for one week only. Click here for more details and to book your tickets.

Whilst you are here take a magical history tour of Salisbury, Stonehenge and the surrounding area. Working with one of our local leading tour operators – Salisbury, Stonehenge and Sarum Tours – we can help you arrange guided tour of our local area. Find out more about the local history including a visit to Stonehenge. Prices start from £50pp including entrance tickets – for more information click here. New for 2015 will be a Magna Carta tours too.

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