Ideas & Inspiration - Wilton House - Historic House/Palace in Wilton, Salisbury - VisitWiltshire
Wilton House, home to the 18th Earl of Pembroke, provides a fascinating insight into British history. Built on the site of a 9th century nunnery but now set in 21 acres of landscaped parkland, with water and rose gardens beside the River Nadder and Palladian Bridge.
The magnificent Inigo Jones Staterooms include the famous Double Cube Room - the finest surviving 17th century stateroom in England - which was designed to display the family portraits by Van Dyck. This is the greatest collection of paintings by the artist still to be seen in its original setting.
Within the Old Riding School visitors can see a recreated Tudor Kitchen, Victorian Laundry and award-winning introductory film covering over 460 years of history narrated by Anna Massey. Programme of special events throughout the year. For younger visitors there is an exciting adventure playground and quizzes in the house and grounds.
- Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2009
|Wilton House 2013 (04/05/2013 - 01/09/2013)|
|Wilton Grounds 2013 (04/05/2013 - 15/09/2013)|
|Wilton Grounds 2014 (23/03/2014 - 07/04/2014)|
|Wilton House 2014 (29/03/2014 - 01/04/2014)|
* House also open on Bank Holiday Saturdays during the opening season.
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