Salisbury places to see
Salisbury is such a stunning place to visit , and is serviced by a good networks of roads, so if you’re driving to Salisbury, you should not have any issues getting there, as only 20 miles from Southampton and has a population of 40,302. When you come over the hill toward Salisbury on the A30 or A36, you can take in the sheer beauty of this medieval town which dates back to year 900, steeped in history, plus the glorious vast rolling countryside, which is a pleasure to drive and see.
Did you know the best preserved Magna Carta is in the Salisbury Cathedral ?
Salisbury Cathedral which is 123 metres in height and has 332 stairs to the top, is worth a visit, with its stunning interior and you can take a guided history tour. The grounds are worth a walk to find history plaques, or even take a picnic and sit on the grass outside, and admire the structure, while enjoying the hustle and bustle noise around you.
A short drive away you have Old Sarum which is a hillfort dating back to the iron age, and is where the original cathedral was situated, and close to Old Sarum is the Aviation Collection in Boscombe Down, with aircraft of all eras, and you can go and get into the cockpit.
Salisbury also has a stunning and quaint town which in places makes you feel like you have gone back in time, and is famous for holding its twice weekly market up the centre of the main shopping street on a Tuesday and Saturday, where you can buy fresh farm produce, vegetables, fruit, deli foods, craft stalls and much more. Visit one of the many local cafes or bars for a drink and meal.
On your driving lessons you’re driving instructor will be treating you to a drive to the outskirts of Salisbury, making your way along the national speed country roads to Andover and surrounding areas like Laverstock, Porton, Thruxton, Alderbury, Downton, Wilton, and Stonehenge, taking in the views and getting good experience driving country roads. You will spend time driving the local town, negotiating the many one way systems, roundabouts and narrower backstreets of Salisbury, which will be excellent training for you, helping you become a skilful driver.