Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Salisbury

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Considered a masterpiece of Early English Gothic architecture, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta features the tallest spire in the UK, rising 123 m (404 ft) into the air. Completed between 1220 and 1258, this majestic building includes the largest cloister and cathedral close in the country, as well as the world’s oldest working clock, in service since 1386. Perhaps the cathedral’s most famous feature is a copy of the Magna Carta, regarded as the best preserved of the four originals still in existence. Stop by the cathedral’s chapter house to see this historic document and discuss its significance through the ages with knowledgeable guides. Visit the gift shop for Magna Carta memorabilia and other souvenirs. Use our Salisbury online vacation planner to arrange your visit to Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta and other attractions in Salisbury.
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  • I adored so much of my visit to Salisbury Cathedral. The grounds are beautiful and the cathedral architecture is awe-inspiring. The worlds oldest surviving working clock dating from 1386 is very...  more »
  • A History of the past embedded into our future. This will take you way back in time. Dating from about 1386. The Magna Carta and the oldest, faceless working clock in the world, found at Salisbury...  more »

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