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Beautiful gardens and house

You have to book a ticket for this place, It is a fascinating house, with the same generation going... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Fabulous day out!

Wilton House is a gorgeous place and an enjoyable day out. If you are on a budget, take your own... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Susan V
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Wilton, Salisbury SP2 0BJ, England
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

You have to book a ticket for this place, It is a fascinating house, with the same generation going back a lot of years. It's nice to know that the whole families have always lived in a big house like this. You will enjoy the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Wilton House is a gorgeous place and an enjoyable day out. If you are on a budget, take your own food and drink - this is not cheap but worth it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Susan V
Reviewed 10 September 2018

My wife has been wanting to visit this place for a long time and we managed to get there for the last day of summer opening. The parts of the house and gardens which are open to the public, as the owners still live there,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We paid £18 for 2 adults, 11 y/o and baby to enter the gardens. Theres a great play area for all ages, which although has seen better days has some nice activities. The gardens are beautiful and theres a nice shallow river to play in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Helen B
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We came to Wilton House for breakfast on one of their occasional Motorbike Ride Ins. As always the staff were helpful and friendly and allowed us to park on the gravel near the parterre and fountain in from of the house. We visited the Earl's...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to visit Wilton House on a rainy day to avoid the crowds, and what a fantastic decision it turned out to be. We were spoiled by having the place to ourselves and the full attention of the very knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

My wife and I visited with a group of 35 others. We were thankfully left to take things at our own pace on a tour round the house. There is a lot to see and the room guides really knew their stuff and were quite...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We visited one afternoon for the children to play on the adventure play ground - which they did and loved!! We also had a walk around the grounds, which they also enjoyed. The price was reasonable for the time we spent there. Would recommend the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Wilton House with a Historic Houses Group. We had excellent guides who were clearly passionate about this beautiful house which contains many treasures. The Palladian Bridge was superb and we were given a delicious lunch in the restaurant. Our only disappointment was that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ChristineR83
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic house with an outstanding collection of paintings. Fortunately we went when the dining room, anteroom and library were open which I think made quite a difference. The grounds and river were beautiful too. The adventure playground looked excellent though we had no children with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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16 January 2019|
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Response from ChristineR83 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest a good 3 hours to see the house, gardens and museum. They also have a good restaurant.
30 July 2018|
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Response from noreebea | Reviewed this property |
Hi The gardens are more park land. There are borders and a few interesting plants in the borders. This year unfortunately with the hot weather the lawns have suffered and they are being rested. I hope this has answered your... More
14 October 2017|
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Response from Stephen C | Reviewed this property |
yes it is only open end of march to start of september - it is vey nice in the spring when the bulbs are in blume