A Cathedral city in Wiltshire near Stonehenge
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, with a population of about 40,000. It lies at the confluence of the rivers Avon, Nadder and Bourne. The city is approximately 20 miles (30 kilometers) from Southampton and 30 miles (50 kilometers) from Bath.
Salisbury Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in Salisbury, England. The building is regarded as one of the leading examples of Early English Gothic architecture. Its main body was completed in just 38 years, from 1220 to 1258. The spire, built in 1320, at 404 feet (123 m), has been the tallest church spire in the United Kingdom since 1561.
Stonehenge, a prehistoric monument, is only eight miles (thirteen kilometers) northwest of Salisbury. Visitor volume to Stonehenge peaked in 2019 at 1.6 million visitors but dropped in 2020 and 2021 due to Covid. During those years, Stonehenge had only about 330,000 visitors a year.