Wilton House and Gardens
The house, with its 17th century interiors, features a world-famous art collection
Tuesday 18th June
Entrance ï¿½11 & Coach ï¿½18, Total ï¿½29.00 per adult senior person
No further concessions or HHA cards. Guided house tour optional at ï¿½8.50/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: itï¿½s 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 ï¿½ 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 Cafï¿½ offers a small (ish) but high quality selection of light meals and snacks, and thereï¿½s
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 Pembrokeï¿½s Classic & Supercar Collection in the Old Riding School.