Wilton House and Gardens
The house, with its 17th century interiors, features a world-famous art collection
Tuesday 18th June
Entrance £11 & Coach £18, Total £29.00 per adult senior person
No further concessions or HHA cards. Guided house tour optional at £8.50/person, min 10, max 15
Not a National Trust property, but the country seat of the Earls of Pembroke (Katie and I also have
a country seat: its a bench in the garden) for more than 400 years. The house, with its 17th century
interiors, features a world-famous art collection, including works by van Dyck, Pieter Brueghel,
Rembrandt van Rijn and Richard Wilson. The Inigo Jones staterooms are magnificent the famous
Double Cube Room is the finest surviving in England, designed to display the family portraits by Van
The grounds are a great place to stroll: 22 acres of parkland and garden, bordered by the rivers
Wylye and Nadder.
The Palladian Café offers a small (ish) but high quality selection of light meals and snacks, and theres
a gift shop offering unique delights such as bespoke china, linen and tablemats.
Your ticket will also get you into two exhibitions: Cecil Beaton at Wilton, a collection of photographs
by the great man; and Lord Pembrokes Classic & Supercar Collection in the Old Riding School.