Best of Stonehenge & Salisbury

8.5 hours | Portland | P T L - 1 2 5
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Points of Interest

  • Stonehenge
  • Salisbury Cathedral
Moderate activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

What you will visit:

Stonehenge
Arriving at Stonehenge, you'll visit the visitor and interpretation centre to learn more about this world famous 5,000 year old mystical stone circle. Download for free the Stonehenge App, which turns your mobile device into your personal audio guide, and hop on the shuttle, which will take a few minutes to transport you to the stone circle. 
As compelling today as it was to the people who built the first phase all those years ago, you will able to walk along the encircling pathway for close up views of the stones. Your Stonehenge App audio guide will inform you of the many archaeological finds including what has been learnt about the builders who crafted this monument, their beliefs, primitive tools and methods.


Salisbury
Salisbury, nicknamed 'the city in the countryside,' is a lively cathedral city built around its 13th-century Gothic-style cathedral. The cathedral spire is a sight to behold, soaring 400 feet into the sky and dominating the landscape for miles around. You will enjoy a visit to the cathedral which is home to one of only four original Magna Carta, which dates back to 1215 AD and set out the constitution for the country. A walk around the Cathedral Close is an opportunity to observe the quaint black-and-white, half-timbered houses that add charm to this unique location.

What you will see along the way:

The drive from Portland to Stonehenge is approximately two hours each way. Along the way you'll enjoy gazing out the window at views of Portland Harbor then on through the rolling hills of Dorset. The harbor, located at the southernmost part of the coast, was used for over 500 years by the British Royal Navy. Breakwater construction was performed between 1848 and 1905, creating one of the largest man-made harbors in the world, now a popular spot for tourism and sailing events.
Lunch:
While in Salisbury, enjoy a tasty lunch or tea on your own at one of the many pubs or cafés before heading back to port.

Shopping:
Free time is provided to explore the historic town of Salisbury and its array of charming shops.

Special Notes:

Travel time to Stonehenge is approximately two hours each way.

Guests are encouraged to download the free Stonehenge App, which seves as an audio guide in multiple languages to narrate the visit to the stones. There is free Wi-Fi at the visitor centre to download the app, or guests may do this in advance of hteir visit.

Details

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Board motorcoach and travel to Stonhenge

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
45
Travel time:
02:00

Time at Stonehenge to explore interpretation centre and take land train to see Stonehenge

Time at site:
02:00
Free time at site:
120
Wheelchair accessible:
Yes
Restroom available:
Yes
Shopping available:
Yes
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Reboard your motorcoach and travel to Salisburg

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
45
Travel time:
00:30

Walk with guide to Cathedral Square

Transport type:
Walking
Travel time:
00:15

Visit the Cathedral followed by free time for Sightseeing, shopping and lunch<br>

Time at site:
02:00
Free time at site:
90
Restroom available:
Yes
Shopping available:
Yes
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Reboard motorcoach and return to the ship

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
45
Travel time:
01:45