What to do in the area

Byways House is situated in the centre of Salisbury – home to a world famous cathedral, museums, gardens and many other local attractions.

For more information on what you can do in the surrounding area (Wiltshire, the New Forest, Stonehenge etc) click on the links below.


Houses, gardens & museums

Houses & museums in Wiltshire and the New Forest

Byways House is perfectly situated to visit some lovely Houses, Gardens and Museums near to Salisbury. Attractions range from the grand Salisbury Cathedral (the second highest cathedral in the world, the tallest in England, containing the oldest clock in the world and an original copy of the Magna Carta, the “English Bill of Rights”), to the picturesque Wilton House, to the famous Army Flying Museum for those who like something a bit different. Click on the links below to find out more about each of these tourist attractions near Byways House B&B.

Salisbury Cathedral

Wilton House (near Salisbury)

Breamore Manor House (Fordingbridge)

Knoll Garden (Wimborne)

Broadlands (Romsey)

The Museum of Army Flying (near Salisbury)

New Forest Centre

Stourhead Gardens

Holiday Activities

Holiday Activities in Wiltshire & the New Forest

There are many activities to do whilst on holiday in Wiltshire and the New Forest. From classic tourist destinations such as Stonehenge, to renting a bike in Brockenhurst, to outdoor activities such as horse riding and water sports! Click on the links below to find out more about these amazing activites that you can easily get to from Byways House Bed and Breakfast!

Visit Salisbury and Stonehenge – guided tours

Salisbury Stonehenge Tours
Salisbury Stonehenge Tours

Visit Salisbury in French with Anne Murillo

Rent a bike
www.hayball.co.uk (Salisbury)
www.countrylanes.co.uk (New Forest Brockenhurst)

Outdoor activities
www.brenscombeoutdoor.co.uk Offering a range of activities including canoeing, rock climbing and rope courses.
www.goape.co.uk (Ringwood)

Water sports
www.newforestwaterpark.co.uk (Fordingbridge)
www.pooleharbour.co.uk (Poole)

Horse riding

Children & family activities

Children’s activities and family fun

There is plenty to keep both children and the big kids occupied with in the Wiltshire and New Forest areas, from the Alpine Adventure Centre to Longleat Safari Park! Click on the links below to find more about these attractions suitable for all the family near Byways House B&B.

Paultons Park

Monkey world

Longleat Safari Park

Alpine Adventure Centre

Local places for sport

Sports venues in Wiltshire and the New Forest

If you’re into sport, there are plenty of places near Byways House Salisbury to get your teeth stuck into! If motor racing is your thing, we are near the legendary Thruxton Motor Racing track, or if you’re more into a relaxing game of golf there are several great courses in the area. Click on the links below to find out more information about these sports venues that you can easily get to when staying at Byways House B&B.

Thruxton – Motor Sports

Salisbury Race Course & Wincanton Race Course – Horse Racing

Salisbury & South Wilts Golf Course

High Post Golf Course

Salisbury Leisure Centre

Five Rivers Leisure Centre


Staying at Byways House is ideal for those visiting:

And many more places besides…

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