Destination guide

The riverside setting of Salisbury is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's cathedral, history and monuments and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Salisbury. This welcoming city allures visitors with its riverfront and bird watching. Local cultural sights include Stonehenge and Old Sarum. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Salisbury

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Salisbury a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Thruxton Motorsport Centre (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Bramshaw Golf Club (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Paultons Family Theme Park (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Peppa Pig World (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Frankie's Fun Factory (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Hawk Conservancy Trust (14 mi / 22.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Salisbury

Salisbury is famous for its stunning river views and pristine countryside. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Salisbury is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cathedral Close (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Mottisfront Abbey and Gardens (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Edmondsham House and Gardens (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Danebury Iron Age Hillfort (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Rufus Stone (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Salisbury

Fly into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), the closest airport, located 20.2 mi (32.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Southampton (SOU), which is 20.6 mi (33.1 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Salisbury Station, Dean Station and Salisbury Tisbury Station are the main stations in the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Salisbury?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 205 vacation rentals near Salisbury. From 89 Cottages to 89 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Salisbury for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Salisbury?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Salisbury. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Salisbury Cathedral: 518 vacation rentals
  • Salisbury (XSR-Salisbury Train Station): 506 vacation rentals
  • Old Sarum: 501 vacation rentals
  • Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum: 520 vacation rentals
  • Bishop's Palace: 524 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Salisbury listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Salisbury?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 89 Cottages in Salisbury. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Salisbury include:

  • Cabins: 89 rentals available
  • Houses: 71 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 89 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Salisbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation rentals with pool available in Salisbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.