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Ideas & Inspiration - Old Wardour Castle - Castle/Fort in Salisbury - VisitWiltshire

Old Wardour Castle

Castle/Fort

Nr Tisbury
Wiltshire
SP3 6RR

Tel: +44 (0) 1747 870487

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Old Wardour Castle © ENGLISH HERITAGE PHOTO LIBRARY

The unusual hexagonal ruins of Old Wardour Castle stand serenely in their lakeside setting, protected by acres of wood. But their beguiling scene of rural tranquillity masks a bloodthirsty past - a terrible battle was fought here in 1643 when Parliamentarian forces besieged the castle for several weeks. By the time the occupants surrendered, the damage to the castle was extensive; an audio tour brings to life the castle’s long history. Today, surrounded by landscaped grounds which include an elaborate rockwork grotto, Old Wardour is a picturesque location for picnics and a relaxing day out. Wedding venue.

Opening Times

Open All Year
2014 (01/04/2014 - 30/09/2014)
DayTimes
Monday10:0018:00
Tuesday10:0018:00
Wednesday10:0018:00
Thursday10:0018:00
Friday10:0018:00
Saturday10:0018:00
Sunday10:0018:00
Bank Holiday10:0018:00
2014 (01/10/2014 - 02/11/2014)
DayTimes
Monday10:0016:00
Tuesday10:0016:00
Wednesday10:0016:00
Thursday10:0016:00
Friday10:0016:00
Saturday10:0016:00
Sunday10:0016:00
2014/2015 (03/11/2014 - 29/03/2015)
DayTimes
Saturday10:0016:00
Sunday10:0016:00

* Closed 24-26 December and 1 January.

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