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Salisbury Charter Market

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    • Event Description:
      From fresh fruit and vegetables, delicious street food, home baked goods and beautiful gift ideas, Salisbury Charter Market has it all. Located in the heart of the historic medieval city, Salisbury Charter market has been a part of the city since 1227 and was award charter status by the King of England at the time. It is held two days per week, on both Tuesday and Saturday with around 70 stall holders. During the Summer months the Market Square also plays host to a fantastic summer event including a bar, crazy golf or croquette and a selection of food traders. Similarly at Christmas a wonderful family friendly offering is erected in the Market Square which changes year on year, giving both the people of the City and Tourists something festive to enjoy. The story of Salisbury began around 2,500 years ago when an iron age fort was built on Salisbury Hill. Now called Old Sarum legends mix with historic chronicles about this first settlement of the city. A visitor attraction in itself Old Sarum lies about 2 miles away from the modern day city centre of Salisbury which now sits at a confluence of 5 rivers and has a rich history for visitors to explore. Home to Salisbury Cathedral – Britain’s finest Medieval cathedral is a popular attraction comprising of the country’s tallest spire, oldest working clock and best preserved copy of the original 1215 Magna Carta. Just 9 miles away you will find Stonehenge – one of the most famous, mysterious and intriguing monuments ever to be built. Add to all that a vibrant high street of independent shops and restaurants and its a city well worth visiting!