As the days become shorter, it’s important to make the most of the September sunshine. 

Here are nine pubs in Salisbury with great gardens to visit and soak up some vitamin D whilst having a pint. 

They are in no particular order, but if you have a favourite pub come rain or shine let us know in the comments. 

Halfway house 

225 Wilton Road 

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Open from 12pm, this pub has a big beer garden and a pool table, darts, and a log fire for when it gets chilly. 

Railway Tavern

135 S Western Rd

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Open till 11pm, this pub near the station is also pet friendly so you can stop off on your dog walk. 

Old Mill Hotel

Town Path

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Boasting a recently refurbished riverside pub garden, the Old Mill Hotel in West Harnham is very popular. Booking is strongly advised for this one.

The Duke of York

34 York Rd

This is another popular pub, their spacious garden opening from 4pm on weekdays.  

The Horse and Groom

54 Wilton Rd

About a mile from the city centre, this affordable, family friendly pub is in more of a residential area.

It has a decent outdoor area, with great food portion sizes if you’re looking for more than a pint. 

The George & Dragon

85 Castle St

This historic pub which had a makeover during the pandemic offers riverside seating and has recently added some new drinks to their menu.

READ: 12 pubs in Salisbury with new and improved beer gardens

The Greyhound Inn

4 Market Place

This pub in Wilton is said to have a fantastic atmosphere, according to Tripadvisor comments, and has a terrace with garden views. 

The White Hart

Butt Lane

This traditional pub in Bishopstone has a large pub garden with a children’s play area. Since lockdown they’ve built a roof over their pergola, so even on rainy days you can sit outdoors. 

The Royal George

17 Bedwin St

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Last but not least, this pub has a great garden. Tomorrow they’ve even got a live music event from a local singer at 3pm. 

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