Mompesson House

The Cathedral Close

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Mompesson House in Salisbury

Opening Times

Mompesson House is currently closed. Opening arrangements for 2021 are being confirmed and will be updated soon. (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
Bank HolidayClosed


Last entry to the house is 30 minutes before closing.



  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Hearing loop
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Large print guide, Braille guides, scented plants.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access - ground floor of house, garden and tea room.
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • No Dogs


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Garden tea room, for 20. Light lunch and teas.

Establishment Features

  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given)
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction - house
  • Max group size - 50
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Outdoor Attraction - garden

Languages spoken

  • French spoken
  • Spanish spoken

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - City centre pay and display car parks.

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Delta accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 10
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Braille
  • Dutch printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Italian printed material
  • Japanese printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Group bookings accepted only during normal opening hours.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Located in the Cathedral Close. Nearest major roads are M3; M27; A36 and A303. Follow signs to Salisbury. Park and Ride sites are located on A36 west of Salisbury; A345 near Old Sarum to the north of the city; A30 London Road - also in a northerly direction and the A338 south of Salisbury on the Downton/Ringwood/Bournemouth road.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Salisbury station, 10 min walk. From station turn right into Mill Road. Continue along this road and Cranebridge Road to city centre. At High Street traffic lights turn right into Cathedral Close. First right, house is on right.All Salisbury city centre bus routes within easy walking distance.



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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Recent Reviews:

  • Yorkterrier01
    York, United Kingdom
    Lovely House and Gardens
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 11th January 2020
    This is a lovely National Trust property set in the heart of Salisbury with both interesting tooms and a well kept garden with a small tea room at the rear. I found its history interesting. Read full review
  • Ljrm84
    Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Best hot chocolate ever.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 17th March 2020
    The best chocolate I have ever had in a NT place. Same ingredients as any other property but their magical hands made wonders. Lovely volunteers everywhere and everybody was very polite (despite the... Read full review
  • traceyg855
    Halesowen, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Not open
    1 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 24th September 2020
    Disappointed as this NT property isn’t one of the ones to be reopened and available to visit by prebooked tickets Read full review

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