Well he would say that, wouldn't he?
Where? 'Salisbury has been a favourite destination with visitors for the past 800 years or more. With first-class attractions, theatres, events, shopping, eating and drinking, it's no wonder that last year Salisbury was voted, by Observer readers, in the
top 10 of the best British tourist destinations!' Visitsalisburyuk.com
Yes but where is it? On the River Avon in south Wiltshire not far from Southampton.
Work? There are currently 77 GPs in 22 practices in south Wiltshire PCT.
Homes? A spacious four-bedroom townhouse with well-arranged accommodation over four floors in a sought after residential area? £290,000
Schools? Bishop Wordsworth's Grammar School for boys tops the
A-level success list locally. St Mary's for girls comes a close second. Both are selective.
Leisure? Salisbury boasts
arguably the finest medieval
cathedral in the country. It was famously painted by Constable.
There is much medieval about the town, counteracted by the usual complement of modern leisure
centres and out-of-town attractions
From the local press:
A heartbroken disabled woman fears she will have to give away her beloved ponies, after thieves took her cart.
This is Salisbury, July 20
Famous residents: Former PM, the late Edward Heath, lived there and 1960s popsters Dave, Dee, Beaky, Dozy, Mick and Titch were from the town.
Anything else? Stonehenge. Adults £5.50. Concessions/students £4.10. Children £2.80. Family ticket £13.80. Refreshments, beverages, snacks: counter service. English Heritage.