Set in a beautiful 13th-century building, the Red Lion Hotel has an award-winning restaurant furnished with antiques. Handmade furnishings made on site feature in each individually decorated room. Located in Salisbury’s historic city centre, Red Lion is just 400 yards from the cathedral.

Shops, bars and restaurants are within 150 yards and Salisbury Playhouse is less than 10 minutes’ walk from Best Western Red Lion Hotel. The rail station can be reached after a 15-minute walk and the New Forest National Park is 15 minutes’ drive away.

Overlooking the quaint courtyard, the Victoria Lounge has oak beams and 2 log fires. Coffee, tea, cakes and a choice of light dishes are all served in this lounge. Real ales are served in the striped 1220 Bar and locally sourced, fresh produce is available on the Vine Restaurant’s menu.

A selection of toiletries and a hairdryer is included in each room’s private bathroom. Free Wi-Fi access, a TV and tea and coffee making facilities are also provided.