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Wilton House

Type:Historic House / Palace

Wilton, Salisbury, SP2 0BJ

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Welcome to Wilton House; a family home which has been lived in continuously by successive generations of the family for over 460 years.

Since 1544, when the buildings and land were granted by Henry VIII to Sir William Herbert, Wilton House has been inextricably linked to the political and artistic circles of England, whilst at the same time providing employment and homes for estate workers. This pattern continues today, but, against this traditional background, changes are afoot. My father, Henry, 17th Earl, initiated a major programme of restoration and improvement, a task which the current Earl continues.

Film location, equestrian events, antiques fairs, vehicle rallies. No photography in the house. Sandford Award Winner 2002 & 2008.

Guide Prices

2017 House & Grounds Admission Prices

Adult: £15.00 / Concession £13.00 / Child (5-15) £7.75

Family Ticket: (2 adults and 2 children 5-15 incl.) £37.75


Road Directions

By Road:
A30/A36 to Wilton

By Public Transport:
Red R3 & Red R8 from New Canal, Salisbury to Wilton/Ditchampton Route

Accessible by Public Transport: Salisbury station is 5 miles away.



  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchairs available


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments Available

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Cater for groups
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Key Features

  • Non smoking establishment

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted


Opening Times

* The House, Grounds & Exhibitions may be closed at short notice due to unforeseen circumstances so please check our website before making a long journey.


  • Other Awards Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme 2017
  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2017

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