Salisbury is nestled in the heart of south-west Wiltshire.  It has a charming blend of historical richness and modern vitality. The city is probably most famous for its magnificent cathedral which boasts the tallest spire in Britain and is home to the best-preserved original Magna Carta. The city's history dates back to the Iron Age, with evidence of settlements found in the nearby hill forts. The medieval streets of Salisbury still resonate with echoes of its past, inviting visitors to wander through time and discover architectural gems like the medieval town walls and the 15th-century Poultry Cross.

Families are drawn to Salisbury not only for its historical charm but also for its excellent educational opportunities. The city is home to a variety of primary and secondary schools, including both state-funded and independent schools renowned for their academic excellence and nurturing environments. From outstanding grammar schools to comprehensive academies, Salisbury offers parents a range of choices to suit their children's needs and aspirations.  

Salisbury's bustling market is held twice a week in the historic Market Place.  It is a vibrant hub of activity where locals and visitors alike gather to peruse fresh produce and artisan crafts. The city has a wide variety of restaurants and traditional pubs, many of which offer locally sourced ingredients.  From cozy taverns serving hearty pub fare to elegant fine dining establishments showcasing inventive cuisine, there's something to suit every palate. 

Salisbury benefits from excellent transport links, including rail connections to London (Waterloo) and other major cities, as well as easy access to the nearby A303 and A36.  This makes it an ideal base for both commuting professionals and leisure travellers who want to explore the picturesque countryside of Wiltshire and beyond.

What do we love in Salisbury?

  • Our favourite ‘drinkeries’ include The Pheasant, The Haunch of Venison and Maul’s Wine & Cheese Bar.
  • Our favourite restaurants include Hixon, Tinga, and The Rai D’Or
  • Our favourite shops are Biggie Best, Fisherton Mill and Casa Fina

Wherever you live in Salisbury, there are plenty of places to walk:

  • Clamber around the ancient ruins of Old Sarum and take in the views of Salisbury.  
  • Use the Old Town Path from Elizabeth Gardens to cross the water meadows to Harnham.  
  • Take in the views from Cocky Down Nature Reserve in Laverstock.
  • For the serious hiker, you can walk to Pitton along the stunning Clarendon Way, taking in the ancient ruins of Clarendon Palace en route.

Our properties

3 bed cottage for sale in Landford, Salisbury, SP5
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3 bed cottage for sale in Smallbrook Farmhouse, Hamptworth Road, Landford, Salisbury

Smallbrook Farmhouse is an attractive, rustic three-bedroom cottage situated in the New Forest National Park between villages Landford and Hamptworth. Smallbrook Farmhouse is...

4 bed end of terrace house for sale in Court Street, Salisbury, SP3
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Guide Price £700,000
4 bed end of terrace house for sale in Court Street, Tisbury, Salisbury

This beautiful property captures a charming blend of character features alongside subtle touches of modern convenience. This house has that special 'at ease' feeling, it is cosy,...

3 bed terraced house for sale in North Street, Salisbury, SP2
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3 bed terraced house for sale in North Street, Wilton, Salisbury

73 North Street is a deceptively spacious Grade II Listed 3 bed cottage in the heart of Wilton being sold with no forward chain. A relaxed cosy sitting room leads to a versatile...

3 bed detached house to rent in Victoria Road, Salisbury, SP1
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£1,500 per month
3 bed detached house to rent in Victoria Road

A very spacious 3 bed family home located in lovely quiet road within easy walking distance of the city centre. The property comprises 2 reception rooms, a kitchen with...

1 bed character property to rent in Mill Road, Salisbury, SP2
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£965 per month
1 bed character property to rent in Mill Road

A stunning split-level mews apartment in a gated development close to the railway station. Contemporary design & traditional features give this quirky property a real wow factor....

3 bed semi-detached house to rent in Home Dairy Cottages, Salisbury, SP5
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£1,450 per month
3 bed semi-detached house to rent in Home Dairy Cottages, Clarendon

A 3 bed semi-detached farm cottage located on the edge of Clarendon Park Estate. Accessed via a wooded lane, this property comprises a large reception room with open fire and views...

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