AS temperatures soar and the weekend is finally upon us, many of you will be heading to the pub for a cold beer at the end of a long week.

The Journal has picked five of the best pub gardens (kind of) in Salisbury where you can enjoy the sunshine while it lasts.

New Inn, Salisbury

Built circa 1380, this charming historic inn serves traditional English fayre and international dishes.

The recently refurbished restaurant provides access to the courtyard and beautiful walled garden, with a spectacular view of the Cathedral.

Details: New Street, Salisbury, Wilts, SP1 2PH, 01722 326662

The Old Mill Hotel, Harnham

The 15th century building with features dating back to 1250 is a short walk along the scenic Town Path from Salisbury City Centre.

The riverside garden has been totally refurbished and the outside charcoal-fired Bertha Oven is the only one of its kind in the South West.

Details: Town Path, West Harnham, Salisbury SP2 8EU, 01722 327517

Ox Row, Salisbury

This Grade II listed pub dating back to the 16th century, and exudes authentic olde worlde charm.

The Ox Row has plenty of outdoor seating on the Market Place which is always busy when the sun comes out.

Details: Ox Row, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1EU, 01722 349033

Old Ale and Coffee House, Salisbury

Formerly known as the Old Ale House, the pub is just fifty yards from the entrance to the Cathedral Close.

It describes itself as "a modern interpretation of a traditional ale house" and "a fresh looking pub with a fresh, modern offer".

Details: 80 Crane Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2QD, 01722 410541

Rose and Crown, Harnham

The four-star Rose & Crown Hotel is an original 13th century coaching inn with stunning views across the River Avon and Salisbury Cathedral.

Many original features date back over 600 years having lovingly been preserved to retain as much character as possible.

Details: Harnham Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 8JQ, 0844 411 9046