The Merchant's House

132 High Street

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The Merchant's House Marlborough

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£7.50 per ticket
Under 16s£1.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

Shop Opening Hours (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* Pre-booked House and Garden guided tours available on Saturday at either 11 am, 1 pm or 2.30 pm and need to be pre-booked on the website. Additional tours may be available at other times. Please contact us either via the website or telephone the Trust Office on 01672 511491 if you have any questions.

Groups by arrangement at other times.
Guided tours generally last between 1 hour and 1 hour 30 mins and include the House & Garden.



  • Facilities for the Disabled - stair lift to the first floor however the building has uneven floors and low ceilings throughout
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access - some areas

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Establishment Features

  • Open All Year

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - one hour
  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times - House by appointment only. Shop open regular hours.

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route
  • Parking (charge) - town centre car parks

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted - Accepted in Shop

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Please book in advance
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals - Tues, Fri & Sat from 1st April to 31 Oct

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

The main A4 London to Bath road runs through Marlborough - 30 miles from Bath and 75 miles from London. Use one of the town's many convenient car parks.

Public Transport Directions

There are regular bus services to Marlborough from surrounding towns and villages.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • mariv6261
      Aylesbury, United Kingdom
      Well worth the visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 29th September 2020
      Very interesting - Gordon who did our guided tour was very knowledgeable and gave us a fascinating insight into the history of this house and a additional local knowledge on how it fitted into local... Read full review
    • Mr_Hatcher51
      Saltash, United Kingdom
      Very Interesting! Cannot reccomend enough!
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 8th October 2020
      Fascinating tour of The Merchants House. We had a very knowlegable guide and appreciated the explanations and descriptions of each room and it's contents. We also bumped in to the Trust Manager who... Read full review
    • SmileyDes
      London, United Kingdom
      Comfortable accommodation, delicious breakfast
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 2nd May 2021
      Stayed in September 2020, a helpful receptionist brought me through 'maxes of corridors and stairs' to my bedroom. Clean and comfort enabling a good night's sleep. A little hassle the next morning... Read full review


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