Attractions near Victoria Lodge Guest House

Local Area
Within Salisbury you will find the Cathedral, dating from 1258 which is situated within the very picturesque Close, a lively Guildhall square with a market on Tuesdays and Saturdays, a theatre, cinema, lovely river walks and Harnham Water Meadows, within a walking distance, where you will find wild flowers and streams.

There are also many traditional restaurants and lovely old pubs in Salisbury and surrounding villages, along side the more modern and ethnic restaurants.

New Forest National Park
The New Forest National Park location is on the south-central coast of England and lies within the county of Hampshire.

Local Airports

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  • Salisbury Centre - 0.59 miles
    Once the history and heritage of the city and surrounding area has been explored you may wish to wander around the many interesting and diverse shops or perhaps peruse the twice-weekly markets. The Salisbury City Hall Entertainment Centre regularly hosts national shows, local events, festivals, lectures, concerts and exhibitions. Also, if you are a horse-racing enthusiast, be sure to time your visit to coincide with one of the meetings at the local racecourse. If requiring refreshment, Salisbury has a number of excellent restaurants and pubs to welcome the hungry or thirsty traveler. Salisbury is also an ideal base for exploring this part of the world. The countryside is right on your doorstep - as is Stonehenge.

    Wiltshire College - Salisbury Campus - 0.96 miles
    Wiltshire College was formed in 2000 and, following the merger with Salisbury College in January 2008, is now the main provider of further and higher education in Wiltshire. The College conducts courses from the pre-entry to the degree level, offering Higher Education, responsive Further Education and effective Business, Professional and Skills-based education. Currently over 3,300 full-time students and 6,000 part-time students are enrolled at the College. Courses are offered in the fields of administration, art and design, agriculture, beauty therapy, biology, business, catering, chemistry, childcare, computing, construction, English, engineering and motor vehicle, etc.

    Wilton House - 2.5 miles
    Wilton House, 460 year old home to the Earl of Pembroke, provides a fascinating insight into British history. The House contains many splendid State rooms including the magnificent Double Cube room which houses the world famous collection of Van Dyck paintings. This room, among others, has offered film-makers the perfect setting for films such as, Sense and Sensibility, Mrs. Brown and most recently Pride & Prejudice. Extensive landscaped parkland, water and rose gardens beside the River Nadder, Palladian Bridge and the millenium water feature designed by world famous sculptor William Pye. Exciting adventure playground, Old Riding School Tearoom and gift shop.

    Salisbury Racecourse - Salisbury - 3.36 miles
    Salisbury Racecourse is one of England's oldest racecourses with racing taking place on the picturesque downland since the sixteenth century. A day at the races is a leisure activity which is great fun for all the family, and at Salisbury Racecourse you can be guaranteed a fabulous day out to remember. Set in the middle of picturesque Wiltshire countryside, within view of stunning Salisbury Cathedral, the Racecourse hosts 14 thoroughbred flat race meetings in 2006, plus a raceday for Arabian horses. And... when we are not racing, we become an ideal venue for business conferences and private banqueting, suitable at any time of the year. For a sit-down meal at Salisbury Racecourse you can book a table in the Members' Restaurant or Conservatory Restaurant. The racecourse is three and a half miles south west of Salisbury on the A3094 and is signposted. From the north, take the A360.

    High Post Golf Club - Salisbury - 3.49 miles
    Peter Allis rates High Post so highly he once said he would include the par 4 ninth hole on his 'Dream 18'. In 1997 Golf Monthly described the course as a 'hidden gem'. High Post has hosted the South West Amateur Championship in 1998, the prestigious Carris Trophy in 1999, the Wiltshire County Championship on countless occasions and more recently, the Girl's British Open Amateur Championship. If further proof were needed of High Post's pedigree, how about some of the past winners/participants of the High Post Open, including Andrew Sherbourne, David Howell, Zane Scotland and Justin Rose, all of whom are now established stars in the world of professional golf.