About Salisbury Railway Station
Salisbury Railway Station is the central train station for Salisbury, the cathedral city of south Wiltshire. It’s one of three railway station sites used and was opened by the Great Western Railway in 1856. Enlargement projects in the late 19th and early 20th centuries brought it up to six platforms, solidifying its position as Middlesbrough’s main railway station.
Exploring Cranborne Chase
Cranborne Chase is a large chalk plateau straddling the counties of Wiltshire, Hampshire, and Dorset, and the 6th largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the UK. A visit to Cranborne Chase will take you over Chalk Ridgeways with incredible views, and over wide expanses of rolling hills dotted with ancient outcrops and bucolic villages. Cranborne Chase is also the home to the beautiful Nadder Valley area, just outside of Salisbury. With plenty of scenic routes for walking and cycling, Cranborne Chase is one of the best places in the area to escape the furore of towns and cities.
Immerse yourself in history at Salisbury Cathedral
Salisbury Cathedral is one of the most impressive medieval buildings in England, having stood in the area for over 800 years. It’s home to one of four surviving original copies of the Magna Carta, as well as the world’s oldest working mechanical clock. Regular tours take you deeper into the extensive history of the cathedral, and highlight the many intriguing features that render it a marvel of medieval architecture.
Looking for a cheap hotel Near Salisbury Railway Station? Travelodge Amesbury Stonehenge Hotel is a 20-minute drive away, and Travelodge Andover Hotel can be reached in half an hour.