Shopping Walk, Salisbury

Salisbury’s specialty shops are scattered along the picturesque streets in the historic center of the city. Many shops sell their merchandise out of medieval, half-timbered houses. Although the area covered on this tour is not large, you will visit a range of unique shops where you can find the perfect gift or souvenir to take home with you.
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Shopping Walk Map

Guide Name: Shopping Walk
Guide Location: England » Salisbury (See other walking tours in Salisbury)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 km
Author: Sandra
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Allum & Sidaway

1) Allum & Sidaway

Allum and Sidaway is a long-established, family-run business that offers a diverse selection of jewelry from world-renowned brands such as Pandora, Georg Jensen, SEIKO, CITYZEN and more. The luxurious bangles, rings, diamond bracelets, earrings and pendants are showcased sumptuously. The experienced staff provides qualified personal service and are ready to help answer any of your questions.
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Zoo Jewelry

2) Zoo Jewelry

Zoo Jewelry offers a surprising array of jewelry for both men and women. Over the last 20 years, Zoo Jewelry has gained a reputation for its innovative work. The shop is full of display cases featuring dress jewelry, earrings, rings, bracelets and necklaces. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and will gladly show you the original designs on offer.
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Bucher Row

3) Bucher Row

Butcher Row is a paved pedestrian area lined with individually-owned shops. Hawkins Bazaar‎ is toy shop where you can find a number of funny items and gifts. Fat Face sells casual clothes for men and women, while tReds offers affordable fashion footwear from famous brands. There is mobile phone shop, named Phones 4U, which provides the latest models from the UK's leading mobile networks. A real gem in this area is the jewelry store Goldsmiths, which is housed in a Tudor timber-framed building. Goldsmiths is one of the leading retailers of quality watches, timepieces, jewelry, crystal items and gifts. And if you're in need of a break, visit Costa Coffee, Stobys or Reeve The Baker for a coffee and snack.
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High Street Gift and Craft Shops

4) High Street Gift and Craft Shops

High Street is a pedestrian street that starts at High Street Gate, the grand entry of the Salisbury Cathedral Close, and leads to the Old George Mall. A number of gift and craft shops, each with its own unique merchandise, line the street. The souvenir shop Brian Leonard is a well-established retailer serving locals and tourists. The National Trust offers souvenirs, prints, paintings and original gifts for special occasions. Harding's and Card Collections sell gifts and greeting cards. In the English Crafts of Salisbury, you can find hand-crafted gifts made by local artisans.
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The Yard

5) The Yard

The Yard, an art gallery and shop, opened in 2009. Here you can find incredible home accessories, furniture and gifts. The Yard is located in a renovated warehouse on Dews Road. The gallery has spacey rooms to display pieces by local artists and independent designers. Exhibits change every six weeks, so new artists have the opportunity to display their work.

Walking Tours in Salisbury, England

Create Your Own Walk in Salisbury

Create Your Own Walk in Salisbury

Creating your own self-guided walk in Salisbury is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Salisbury's landmarks, many of which date back more than eight centuries, are of great cultural significance to the city. This orientation walk will lead you to the most attractive city squares, relaxing gardens, theaters, picturesque historic houses and more.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Wilton Landmarks Walk

Wilton Landmarks Walk

The town of Wilton, the ancient capital of Wessex, is home to a number of historical landmarks that are well worth seeing, such as Wilton House, Intalianate Church and Wilton Shopping Village. Take this self-guided tour to visit some of Wilton's most attractive landmarks.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Art Galleries Tour of Salisbury

Art Galleries Tour of Salisbury

Salisbury has a diverse array of art galleries that vary in size and purpose. They range from the grand community Salisbury Arts Center to the small, private Graham Oliver Gallery. Take this tour to visit the most notable art galleries in Salisbury.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
Harnham Landmarks Walk

Harnham Landmarks Walk

This self-guided tour of Harnham starts from the southern gates of the Cathedral Close and crosses Harnham Bridge. Harnham has been inhabited since the Iron Age, so has a long history. Take this tour to visit Harnham's Old Mill Hotel, All Saints Church, Harnham Slope and other fascinating landmarks.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
Nightlife Walk

Nightlife Walk

Many of Salisbury's most popular bars, pubs and restaurants can be found in beautiful historic buildings that invoke the storied past of the city. There are also more modern nightspots, however, such as the popular nightclub Chapel. Enjoy a fabulous night out in Salisbury on this tour of the city's hottest venues.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.1 km
Cathedral and Cathedral Close Tour of Salisbury

Cathedral and Cathedral Close Tour of Salisbury

Salisbury Cathedral is renowned throughout the world. The Cathedral Close is a marvelous setting for the 13th-century Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, otherwise known as Salisbury Cathedral. Take this tour to stroll around Salisbury's most famous landmarks and appreciate the stunning architecture and craftsmanship of the Cathedral and Close.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Salisbury for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Salisbury has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Salisbury, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.