Christmas in Salisbury

This year we spent Christmas with our family in Salisbury – a gorgeous medieval city in Wiltshire (I have shown photographs from it before but never in winter). Although, this year the weather didn’t oblige and it was very warm (+15C!), wet and windy!

I made a special 1960s outfit for Sam for this trip. Here I will show her wearing the coat and the fur hat. The coat was inspired by this (and similar to it) coat: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/539517230340275700/. The coat and the hat are fully lined. The coat closes with 5 outside buttons, 2 inside ones and a hook on the collar.

The main attraction of Salisbury is its medieval cathedral which was built in 1220-1258. The Cathedral has the tallest church spire in the UK!

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On Christmas Eve the moon was full and bright!

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The Cathedral was very well decorated for Christmas.

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One of the many Christmas trees inside the Cathedral.

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This is the Nativity scene in the Cathedral. The Crib was designed and built by the local artist Peter Rush between 1989 and 2004.

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And this is another Crib – in St Osmund’s Catholic Church in Salisbury.

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In Salisbury we stayed in a gorgeous 13th century hotel – The Red Lion. It was built in 1220 and it was the very first “purpose” built hotel in Europe.

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Some history of the hotel is written on a board at the entrance.

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Some Christmas decorations in town.

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The purple gates are the main gates leading to Salisbury Cathedral. The light kept changing the colour. I took a few photos and all three have gates in different colour on them!

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And some more street decorations.

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I loved those little Christmas trees leaning from houses – such an interesting idea! They were everywhere!!

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More photos are in the gallery below:

6 thoughts on “Christmas in Salisbury

    1. Марина, спасибо большое! Обожаю Солсбери в любое время года, но в Рождество он еще красивее!!

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