Apple Tree Cottage is extremely well situated and a great base for exploring Salisbury, Wiltshire and Hampshire:
* 15 minute drive from Salisbury (6 miles)
* 30 minute drive from Stonehenge (16 miles)
* 35 minute drive from Lyndhurst, New Forest (18 miles)
Nearest motorways: M3 and M27
Nearest airport: Southampton, 30 minute drive (21 miles)
The medieval cathedral city of Salisbury is renowned for its ornate 13th century cathedral which which is home to a Magna Carta dated 1215 AD.
Salisbury has a good selection of shops and restaurants as well as an Arts Centre, a Playhouse and an Odeon Cinema.
Salisbury was headline news in 2018 for all the wrong reasons, however our beautiful city is back on its feet (and parking after 3pm is currently free)
9 miles north of Salisbury is Stonehenge: possibly the world's most famous prehistoric monument. Pepperbox Hill is a National Trust landmark just a few miles from Apple Tree Cottage. Other sightseeing opportunities include Old Sarum; Woodhenge; Avebury; Wilton House; Mottisfont and Mompesson National Trust Houses and Old Wardour Castle.
For family days out you are spoilt for choice. The New Forest National Park is on our doorstep as is Paultons Park, home of 'Peppa Pig World'. Less than an hour's drive away is Winchester; Longleat Safari and Adventure Park; Moors Valley Country Park; Marwell Zoo; Beaulieu Motor Museum; Dorset beaches and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, home of Nelson's ship HMS Victory and the Mary Rose.