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SALISBURY AND WINCHESTER UK.

Cathedrals, Stonehenge, Canal Locks ,Railway centre.

Salisbury Cathedral has the tallest spire in the UK.-----------Winchester Cathedral is 558ft long.-----------------------Stonehenge as an admission charge and visitor centre.--------------Didcot Railway Centre as a admission charge.----------------Caen Hill Locks are free access.WINCHESTER.  Giffard House 50 Christchurch Road in quiet residental area.   10 minute walk to town.   Bus available..  Enjoyed stay.

WINCHESTER. Giffard House 50 Christchurch Road in quiet residental area. 10 minute walk to town. Bus available.. Enjoyed stay.

WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL WEST WINDOW.---The large West Window is made up of fragments of medieval glass  randomly put together, therefore no compete pictures The original panes were deliberately destroyed by Cromwell men in the Cival War in 1642.. r

WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL WEST WINDOW.---The large West Window is made up of fragments of medieval glass randomly put together, therefore no compete pictures The original panes were deliberately destroyed by Cromwell men in the Cival War in 1642.. r

WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL NAVE----78ft  - [ 24m

WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL NAVE----78ft - [ 24m

high.]WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL WEST FACADE.

WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL WEST FACADE.

WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL.

WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL.

WINCHESTER ABBEY GARDENS.

WINCHESTER ABBEY GARDENS.

WINCHESTER  . KING ALFRED STATUE. Erected 1899 to mark one thousand years since his death.

WINCHESTER . KING ALFRED STATUE. Erected 1899 to mark one thousand years since his death.

WINCHESTER GUILDHALL.  Victorian Town Hall.

WINCHESTER GUILDHALL. Victorian Town Hall.

WINCHESTER Main Street.

WINCHESTER Main Street.

WINCHESTER   Round Table displayed on wall of Great Hall.

WINCHESTER Round Table displayed on wall of Great Hall.

WINCHESTER GREAT HALL.  13th century . Round Table of Arthurian legend on wall.

WINCHESTER GREAT HALL. 13th century . Round Table of Arthurian legend on wall.

WINCHESTER GREAT HALL.

WINCHESTER GREAT HALL.

WINCHESTER.

WINCHESTER.

WINCHESTER.  Westgate , medieval gateway..Museum inside.

WINCHESTER. Westgate , medieval gateway..Museum inside.

DIDCOT RAILWAY CENTRE.----"Trojan" built at Bristol in 1897.  Originally worked at Newport Town Docks.

DIDCOT RAILWAY CENTRE.----"Trojan" built at Bristol in 1897. Originally worked at Newport Town Docks.

DIDCOT RAILWAY CENTRE.

DIDCOT RAILWAY CENTRE.

DIDCOT RAILWAY CENTRE

DIDCOT RAILWAY CENTRE

DIDCOT RAILWAY CENTRE.  "Bonnie Prince Charlie" built by Robert Stephenson and Hawthorns in 1949.   Worked in Poole Harbour.

DIDCOT RAILWAY CENTRE. "Bonnie Prince Charlie" built by Robert Stephenson and Hawthorns in 1949. Worked in Poole Harbour.

CAEN HILL LOCKS.         Kennet and Avon Canal.

CAEN HILL LOCKS. Kennet and Avon Canal.

CAEN HILL LOCKS.   There are 16 locks at Caen Hill.

CAEN HILL LOCKS. There are 16 locks at Caen Hill.

CAEN HILL LOCKS.     .Don"t just sit there ,  PUSH !

CAEN HILL LOCKS. .Don"t just sit there , PUSH !

CAEN HILL LOCKS.   Between Rowde and Dezizes  29 locks  with a rise of 237 feet in 2 miles.

CAEN HILL LOCKS. Between Rowde and Dezizes 29 locks with a rise of 237 feet in 2 miles.

CAEN HILL LOCKS. Steepest flight of locks.

CAEN HILL LOCKS. Steepest flight of locks.

CAEN HILL LOCKS  The tow path is always open.

CAEN HILL LOCKS The tow path is always open.

Salisbury is in the Southeast of Wiltshire England, i stayed 3 night at Websters Guest House, i also stayed 3 nights at Giffard House in Winchester in the county of Hampshire. Using Salisbury and Winchester as bases i visited Stonehenge, Caen Hill Locks, and Didcot Railway Centre. SALISBURY.   High Street.

SALISBURY. High Street.

SALISBURY

SALISBURY

SALISBURY.  Haunch of Venison, 1 Minster Street ,established in 1320.

SALISBURY. Haunch of Venison, 1 Minster Street ,established in 1320.

SALISBURY  Old George Mall.

SALISBURY Old George Mall.

SALISBURY.  High Street Gate.

SALISBURY. High Street Gate.

SALISBURY.  Matron"s College dates from 1685.

SALISBURY. Matron"s College dates from 1685.

SALISBURY.  Matron"s College.

SALISBURY. Matron"s College.

SALISBURY.

SALISBURY.

SALISBURY CATHEDRAL.

SALISBURY CATHEDRAL.

SALISBURY CATHEDRAL. Tower 225ft and spire 404ft.

SALISBURY CATHEDRAL. Tower 225ft and spire 404ft.

SALISBURY CATHEDRAL  West Facade

SALISBURY CATHEDRAL West Facade

SALISBURY CATHEDRAL    Nave

SALISBURY CATHEDRAL Nave

SALISBURY CATHEDRAL.

SALISBURY CATHEDRAL.

SALISBURY.

SALISBURY.

SALISBURY    River Avon.

SALISBURY River Avon.

SALISBURY.  Bus for Stonehenge at rail station.

SALISBURY. Bus for Stonehenge at rail station.

STONEHENGE.  Each stone around 13ft high,  weighing 25 tons.     Salisbury is 8 miles away.

STONEHENGE. Each stone around 13ft high, weighing 25 tons. Salisbury is 8 miles away.

SALISBURY.

SALISBURY.

SALISBURY.    I"m sure it did end. !

SALISBURY. I"m sure it did end. !

SALISBURY. Near Cathedral Close.

SALISBURY. Near Cathedral Close.

SALISBURY.

SALISBURY.

SALISBURY CATHEDRAL.

SALISBURY CATHEDRAL.

SALISBURY.  Pub on corner of the road to Webster Guest House.

SALISBURY. Pub on corner of the road to Webster Guest House.

CAEN HILL LOCKS  The wonder of a beautiful waterway.

CAEN HILL LOCKS The wonder of a beautiful waterway.

STONEHENGE.  Prehistoric monument in Wiltshire England.

STONEHENGE. Prehistoric monument in Wiltshire England.

STONEHENGE.  Ring of Standing Stones.

STONEHENGE. Ring of Standing Stones.

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