Old Sarum's Cathedral Chaos Walking Tour
Explore Secret Stories Old Sarum's Cathedral Chaos Tour, a self-guided interactive walking tour to enjoy whenever you want.
Welcome to Old Sarum! A unique site and once one of the most important places in England, home to kings and bishops. It was also really Salisbury before Salisbury even existed.
In this tour, find out why Old Sarum fell out of favour and Salisbury took over. Discover Old Sarum’s part in securing William the Conqueror’s grip on the throne, and its role as a prison for a rebellious queen. Hear all about how it earned its reputation as England’s rottenest rotten borough, and the mysterious energy lines that may run through it.
Total length: 1.2 miles; Suggested age range: 7+