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Mompesson House

The Cathedral Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EL
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About

Mompesson House is a Queen Anne townhouse in the heart of Salisbury’s Cathedral Close with a homely atmosphere and welcoming proportions. Highlights include the magnificent plasterwork, fine period furniture and the Turnbull collection of English eighteenth century drinking glasses. It’s easy to imagine living here as you walk down the graceful oak staircase or relax on a window seat.

The hidden and tranquil garden is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of Salisbury. The garden tea-room offers light bites, teas, coffees and locally baked cakes. There is also a shop in the courtyard that has a range of gifts for you and your home.

 

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult 2019 - Adult£7.50 per ticket
Child 2019 - Child£3.75 per ticket
Family 2019 - Family£18.75 per ticket
Garden only adult 2019 - Adult£1.50 per ticket
Garden only child - Child£0.75 per ticket
Garden only family - Family£3.75 per ticket
Gift Aid Adult 2019 - Adult£8.40
Gift Aid Child 2019 - Child£4.20
Gift Aid Family 2019 - Family£21.00
Groups Adult 2019 - Concession£7.10 per ticket

Free to National Trust members with a valid membership card.

Events

Friday, 19th April 2019 - Monday, 22nd April 2019

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt 2019
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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Located in the Cathedral Close. Nearest major roads are M3; M27; A36 and A303. Follow signs to Salisbury. Park and Ride sites are located on A36 west of Salisbury; A345 near Old Sarum to the north of the city; A30 London Road - also in a northerly direction and the A338 south of Salisbury on the Downton/Ringwood/Bournemouth road.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Salisbury station, 10 min walk. From station turn right into Mill Road. Continue along this road and Cranebridge Road to city centre. At High Street traffic lights turn right into Cathedral Close. First right, house is on right.All Salisbury city centre bus routes within easy walking distance.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Hearing loop
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Large print guide, Braille guides, scented plants.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access - ground floor of house, garden and tea room.
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering - Garden tea room, for 20. Light lunch and teas.

Establishment Features

  • Dogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction - house
  • Outdoor Attraction - garden

Languages spoken

  • French spoken
  • Spanish spoken
  • Staff Fluent in Languages - Other

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - City centre pay and display car parks.

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Group bookings accepted only during normal opening hours.
  • JCB (Japanese Corporate Banking) accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 50
  • Min group size - 10
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Special group rates
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted
  • Visa Debit accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Braille printed material
  • Dutch printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Italian printed material
  • Japanese printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Opening Times

2019 (9 Mar 2019 - 3 Nov 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00*
2019 winter (23 Nov 2019 - 22 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - WednesdayClosed*
Thursday - Sunday11:00 - 15:30*

* Last entry to the house is 30 minutes before closing.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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Recent Reviews:

  • lenalenalemonverbena
    Salisbury, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Mostly Lovely
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 9th February 2019
    Really loved visiting Mompesson House and seeing the rooms that some of the scenes from one of my favourite films were filmed in. The staff inside the house were very friendly and informative and... Read full review
  • FiofBucks
    Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Small and Concise
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 6th January 2019
    A beautiful home with interesting connections but Mompesson House, sadly, didn't engage me as many NT homes do. We visited near to closing time and maybe that made for a less than informative visit... Read full review
  • plymouth
    Plymouth, Devon
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    More than thirty years later
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 28th December 2018
    A return visit and I now realise that my first visit must have been shortly after the NT acquired the property. Although not all the rooms were open in early December, I could see the investment that... Read full review

Awards

  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2019

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