The South Travel Guide

The South Sights

Old Sarum

  • Castle Rd. Map It
  • Salisbury
  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Published 08/20/2030

Fodor's Review

Massive earthwork ramparts on a bare sweep of Wiltshire countryside are all that remain of this impressive Iron Age hill fort, which was successively taken over by Romans, Saxons, and Normans (you can still see the ruins of a castle built by William the Conqueror in 1070 within the earthworks). The site was still fortified in Tudor times, though the population had mostly decamped in the 13th century to New Sarum, or Salisbury. You can clamber over the huge banks and take in the far-reaching views to Salisbury Cathedral.

Sight Information

Address:

Castle Rd., Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SD, England

Map It

Phone:

01722-335398

Sight Details:

  • £4.80

Published 08/20/2030

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