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The Cathedral, Magna Carta and Refectory will be closed for visiting all day on Thursday 21 and Friday 22 and the morning of Saturday 23 October. Click here for opening times.


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Adults, Family and Congregation

Salisbury Cathedral is a place of learning for all, whatever your age. 

For adult learning there is a regular programme of lectures, talks, discussions and opportunities to take part in practical sessions whether you are interested in matters of faith and spirituality, extending your historical knowledge or keen to improve your art ability.

You can view our full events listings here.

Family Activities

Salisbury Cathedral is a wonderfully exciting place to explore as a family. The distinctive features, the fascinating history and the visual stimulus alone give endless opportunities for discovery-based activities, art and craft ideas and hands-on fun. Whether from the local community or just visiting for the day families are invited to join in and find out more about this famous landmark.


Family Activity Trail

Suitable for children aged between 7 and 12. There are free copies printed inside the Cathedral, or you can download it before your visit here:  

PDF icon Childrens trail booklet

Peregrine Activity Pack 2020
Peregrine fact sheet.pdf
Peregrine Activity Sheet.pdf


Also on offer to families are the following:

*  Regular holiday activities:

*  Special family events

*  A Christmas special for the Under Fives

Holiday Activities

Holiday times are an ideal opportunity for families to come and explore the Cathedral. During the Wiltshire school holidays, from time to time we put on craft activities and trails for families to come and do together.  Suitable for ages 3-11 years. Parents stay.

View our 'What's On' page here.