St Thomas's has welcomed visitors for almost eight hundred years, and is one of the essential sights of the city. The church stands in its own square at the north end of Salisbury High Street, a two minute walk from the Cathedral Close. It's packed with stunning historical and architectural features and unique art. Try to spot the "damned bishop" being led away to Hell in the famous and newly-restored Doom painting. Or try counting all 250 angels on the roof, walls and pillars.
During the pandemic period St Thomas's is open for prayer and reflection Monday to Saturday from 10am to 12noon. Everyone must comply with social distancing rules and should wear face coverings in church, unless they fall into one of the exempted categories. For more information about face coverings click here.
Worshippers and visitors will be required to provide certain information about themselves and their visit as a part of the NHS Test and Trace programme. For more informaton click here.
Please check the calendar for service times.
During the pandemic period the church is not open for sightseeing.
During the pandemic period there is no coffee and cake available.
Occasionally we need to close the church to the public for private bookings and events. Check the calendar for more information.
Externally there are steps (with hand rails) and ramps to enter the church. Internally the church has ramps to all areas, though access to the Lady Chapel is only via the People's Vestry if using ramps. As with all historic buildings, some areas of the floor are uneven and some parts of the church have low light levels.
There is a hearing loop fitted for those attending services and events, and an accessible toilet with baby changing facilities is available during coffee mornings and events. There is also free wifi available for your use while you are in the church.
If we can assist you in any way before or during your visit, we will do so wherever possible. Please get in touch with the Parish Office if you have any further questions.
By train: St Thomas's is a ten minute walk from Salisbury Station. On exiting the station turn left and follow the road straight on over two mini roundabouts, keeping the railway and railway bridge on your left. Continue along Fisherton Street until this becomes Silver Street, then turn left between Carwardine's and Caffe Nero into St Thomas's Square.
Parking: There is no parking available at St Thomas's, but the nearest public car parks are a short walk away at Central Car Park, Brown Street, and Old George Mall. There are also a number of park and ride services around Salisbury. Further details of Wiltshire Council parking and park and ride services are available here.