This Cathedral City near the edge of Salisbury Plain has a population of around 40,000 people. It lies some 20 miles from Southampton and some 30 miles from the City of Bath. The Unesco World Heritage Site of Stonehenge is 8 miles north-west of Salisbury. A Charter Market is held on Tuesday and Saturday each week, a tradition dating back to the 13th Century. As well as numerous independent shops, pubs and restaurants the larger shopping malls include household names such as Marks and Spencer, Topshop and Sainsburys. The Wilton Shopping Village is some 3 miles from the centre. Local amenities include parks and green-spaces, a library, theatre, museum and art galleries and Salisbury plays host to an Arts Festival in the Summer. Sporting facilities include a golf club, racecourse, leisure centre and swimming pool as well as cricket, rugby, football and bowls clubs. There are two Grammar Schools as well as Wiltshire College of Further Education and independent education is offered at Godolphin and St. Edmund’s.