Entrance to Old Sarum - Discover the story of the original Salisbury and take the family for a day out to Old Sarum, 2 miles north of where the city stands now. The mighty Iron Age hill fort was where the first cathedral once stood and the Romans, Normans and Saxons have all left their mark.Distance from Shaftesbury to Castle Road is 21 miles.
Old Wardour Castle, Wiltshire -An audio tour, included in the ticket price, tells of Old Wardour’s eventful past . The badly damaged castle was incorporated into the landscaped grounds of the New Wardour House (not managed by English Heritage, no public access to New Wardour House or grounds). Today, visitors can still climb the turrets seen in Hollywood blockbuster movie, Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, part filmed here. Distance from Shaftesbury to Tisbury is 9.7 miles.