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One of the great English seats, home to the Earls of Pembroke for nearly 500 years.

Wilton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 0BJ

Wilton House in Wiltshire
Free for members
Facilities
  • Accessible loos
  • Accessible parking
  • Bike storage facilities
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Easily accessible without car
  • Facilities for children
  • Free parking
  • Mostly wheelchair accessible
  • Parkland / open spaces
  • Picnic area
  • Shop
Accessibility
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible toilets
  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Wilton House has been the Earl of Pembroke’s ancestral home for over four and a half centuries.

Rebuilt in the Palladian style in 1647 by Inigo Jones & John Webb, with further alterations made by James Wyatt in 1801, the chief architectural features are the 17th-century State Apartments and the 19th Cloisters.

The Cloisters house an important collection of antique Greek & Roman statuary formed by the 8th Earl, including the Mazarin Collection from Paris, bought in the 1720’s.

The State Apartments include the Single and Double Cube rooms which contain seat furniture by William Kent and an impressive number of portraits by Van Dyck, including the huge ‘family piece’ of the 4th Earl, as well as paintings by Lely, Rembrandt, Pieter Brueghel the Younger, and Gerrit van Honhorst, amongst others.

In the Lower Cloisters, the Smoking Rooms contain fine examples of English Georgian furniture including Chippendale’s ‘Violin’ Bookcase and a wealth of equestrian and military paintings by Baron Reis d’Eisenberg and Swiss artist, David Morier.

Opening Times

2022

The Grounds: 11 April – 20 April, daily.

House: Easter weekend from 15 April – 18 April, then Sundays to Thursdays daily from 1 May to 4 September.

The House and Grounds will also be open on 3 June, 4 June and 27 August.

For House visitors the Dining Room, South Ante Library and Library will be open from 1 May to 3 May; on 2, 3, and 4 June; Sundays to Thursdays 5 to 30 June; and 27 – 29 August.

Please note the House and Grounds are closed between 6 – 9 June.

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

See their website to double check their opening times

Admission

Historic Houses members visit for free.

House and Grounds
Adult: £18.00
Concession: £15.75
Child over 5 years: £9.25
Family: (2 adults + 3 children) £44.00

Grounds only
Adult: £7.50
Concession: £7.00
Child over 5 years: £6.00
Family: (2 adults + 3 children) £21.00

All Visitors to the House must pre-book tickets online https://www.wiltonhouse.co.uk/opening-and-admissions/ for a guided visit EXCEPT on Sundays which will be ‘freeflow’.
No booking is necessary for Grounds/Adventure Playground.
Grounds ticket includes entry to Classic Car exhibition (open as for House).

Group Visits

There are no Group discounts in 2022.

Accessibility
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible toilets
  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

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