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Wessex Womens Professional Networking Group - Historic Salisbury Walk

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Salisbury Information Centre

Fish Row

Salisbury

SP1 1EJ

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We are delighted to invite you to the next Wessex Women’s Professional Networking Group event that takes place on Thursday 28th September.

We will be guided around Salisbury by our very own tour guide, who will tell us about the city’s fascinating history.

Following our walking tour, we will be heading to the Cosy Club Café for tea, cake and some more networking.

Date – Thursday 28th September

Time – 2:15pm for our 2:30pm walking tour. The tour is 2 hours long and we will be heading to the Cosy Club at 4:30pm.

Where – We will be meeting at the Salisbury Information Centre, Fish Row, Salisbury SP1 1EJ (Best place for parking: Central Car Park)

Tour Programme:

  • 14.30 walk begins from the Tourist Information Centre, Fish Row (just off the Market Place), Salisbury

  • Talk about the origins and history of Salisbury, its development, trades etc

  • Explore the ancient chequered street plan of the city and the wool houses of wealthy medieval wool merchants

  • (If it’s open on the day) visit the old Court Room in the Guildhall on the Market Place (a mini-version of the Old Bailey)

  • Walk beside the River Avon and discover the locations of the old Salisbury jail and the workhouse

  • Visit the church of St Thomas to view the stunning Doom Painting dating from 1275

  • Discover Salisbury Cathedral with the tallest spire in England and learn about the historic buildings of the Cathedral Close, the largest in England

  • Wander through the magnificent Cloisters of the Cathedral and visit the Chapter House to see the finest surviving original copy of the Magna Carta dating from 1215

  • 16.30 End the tour with well-earned refreshments at the Cosy Club

Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements and as this is a walking tour, please wear sensible footwear.

The walk will still be going ahead if we have wet weather, so please bring a brolly if it looks like it might rain!


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