Mompesson House

Homely and welcoming 18th century townhouse in Salisbury's Cathedral Close

Mompesson House

Things to see and do

Lots of beautiful purple wisteria in Mompesson garden

The house and garden  

Explore the quintessential Queen Anne townhouse then relax in the tranquil walled garden.

Front view of Mompesson House

Cathedral Close walk 

A gentle walk around Salisbury's historic Cathedral Close.

Mompesson House

What's on 

Upcoming events

Rena Gardiner - All Her Own Work

Wed 27 Jul 2016
For years, renowned artist and printmaker, Rena Gardiner (1929-1999), produced illustrated books and pamphlets about the history of National Trust properties and other special places from her cottage at Tarrant Monkton in Dorset. Salisbury, and...


Sun 31 Jul 2016
Join us for a game of croquet on the lawn, with experts on hand throughout the day. Free to National Trust members.

Family art and print-making activities

Thu 04 Aug 2016
For the first time, Mompesson House and Garden will be open seven days a week during the school holidays. To celebrate, and inspired by our exhibition of the work of Rena Gardiner, come and join us for family art and print-making fun. The...

A Georgian Christmas at Mompesson House

Sat 26 Nov 2016
Come and join us as we celebrate a traditional Georgian Christmas. Explore the downstairs rooms and discover how the different families who lived at Mompesson during the Georgian era would have celebrated Christmas. Enjoy mince pies and mulled...
Mompesson House

Get involved

Room Guide

Volunteer at Mompesson House  

We're currently looking for room guides to help bring Mompesson House to life on Thursdays and Fridays during the summer holidays.

Mompesson House


Entrance Hall and impressive front door

Share the experience 

Get in touch with the team at Mompesson House to find out how we can accommodate your visiting group.