Places of Interest

Historical Societies

Bemerton Local History Society

Meetings are held in the third week of the month between March and November (exc. August).

Bourne Valley History Society

Meets on the third Thursday of the month at Glebe Hall, Winterbourne Earls.

Fisherton History Society

Six meetings per year, all at The Duke of York pub and each with a guest speaker.

Salisbury Local History Group

Meetings are held on Tuesday evenings in term time, usually at the Salvation Army, Salt Lane, SP1 1EE.

Wilton Historical Society

Meets on the third Monday of alternate months from January to November, Wilton Community Centre.

Wiltshire Family History Society

For those researching Wiltshire roots and for all family historians living in and around Wiltshire.


Boscombe Down Aviation Collection

Holds a series of monthly aviation-related presentations at Old Sarum Airfield.

Salisbury Cathedral

Over 750 years old, the cathedral has the tallest spire, largest cloister and largest cathedral close in the UK and has one of the four remaining original copies of the Magna Carta.

The Army Flying Museum

Middle Wallop, SO20 8DY

The Rifles (Berkshire and Wiltshire) Museum

The Close, SP1 2EX

The Salisbury Museum

The Close,  SP1 2EN

The Tank Museum

Bovington, BH20 6JG

Other Societies

The Arts Society

There are three Arts Society branches in and around Salisbury. The Society's aims are to increase understanding and enjoyment of art, to foster friendships and to support arts education and conservation in our local community.

Salisbury -

Sarum - 

Wylye Valley - 

Milford Street Bridge Project

National Trust, Salisbury and South Wiltshire Association

Meets on the first Wednesday of the month between October and March at Michael Herbert Hall, Wilton.

Salisbury Cathedral Close Preservation Society

The Close is home to some 300 private individuals of many faiths and none.