High tea at Salisbury Cathedral

The Bell Tower Tea Rooms at Salisbury Cathedral will re-open this March offering groups high tea with a brilliant view of the cathedral.

The Vintage Tea Package, available from March until October, is a traditional high tea served on three tiers with china crockery redolent of Edwardian England and includes cucumber sandwiches, homemade cakes, loose leafed teas, homemade juices and New Forest ice creams. The package will be available for groups with a minimum size of ten people.

As well as high tea, the package includes a free guided tour of the cathedral as well as a ten per cent discount in the shop. 

The Bell Tower Tea Rooms overlooks the north lawn of the cathedral and is decorated with hand printed wallpaper. It also hasbay windows.

A Premier Package is also available all year round, offering a quintessentially English cream tea served in Salisbury Cathedral’s Refectory restaurant. Hot and cold snacks are also available here.

The Refectory is set within the cathedral and offers views of the spire through its glass roof.

Did you know?

•    Salisbury Cathedral is the home of one of the four surviving 1215 Magna Carta.
•    The cathedral’s spire is said to be the tallest in Britain at 123 metres tall and weighing a staggering 6,600 tons.
•    Stonehenge is located just eight miles from the cathedral.
•    Salisbury Cathedral was built in the 13th century, between 1220 and 1258.
•    The Gothic cathedral is home to Europe’s oldest working clock.

What’s new?

Opening on 12th February, a new exhibition, Relationships, by internationally renowned British sculptor, Sophie Ryder, will showcase life-sized Minotaurs and Lady Hares on the lawn of the cathedral.

The exhibition will run until 3rd July.

For more information call 01722 555120 or e-mail groups@salcath.co.uk.

Photo credit: Ash Mills.