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Wilton House, Salisbury

Wilton House

The Estate Office, Wilton
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP2 0BJ
Tel: 01722 746 720
Fax: 01722 744 447
Email: click here
Wilton House online: information and bookings

Wilton House, home to the 18th Earl of Pembroke, provides a fascinating insight on British history. Originally a 9th Century nunnery but now set in 21 acres of landscaped parkland, water and rose gardens beside the River Nadder and Palladian bridge. The magnificent Inigo Jonesí State rooms, including the fabulous 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 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. Excellent children's adventure playground, tearoom and gift shop. A new costume exhibition is planned for 2005 and programme of special events throughout the year.

The house is available for private functions and was recently granted a licence to hold civil wedding ceremonies. In addition, it has also been used in many major films including "Mrs Brown", "Sense and Sensibility", "The Madness of King George" and most recently "Pride and Prejudice".

Wilton House, Salisbury

Facilities
Historic House, Gardens, Wheelchair Access, Restaurant, Picnic Area, Car Park, Private Group Tours Available, School Tours Available.

Weddings and Conferences
WEDDINGS IN WILTON AND SALISBURY, WILTSHIRE
When choosing Wilton House for your wedding you will be getting not only a truly wonderful setting but all the support and help that you need to ensure a memorable occasion. With exclusive use of the house on the day we also include the services of our dedicated wedding coordinator who can advise on all aspects of the arrangements.

Wilton House offers a range of rooms for your Civil Ceremony, reception or both. These include the magnificent state rooms designed by Inigo Jones which contain a wealth of fine art and furniture.

The gardens at Wilton offer a breathtaking environment in which to entertain your guests and the many architectural features, including the famous Palladian Bridge, provide the perfect backdrop for your photographs.

In case of alteration, please check prices, opening times and any specific important information before booking or visiting

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