Mompesson House

Elegant and spacious 18th-century house in the 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

Tue 31 May 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 05 Jun 2016
Join us for a game of croquet on the lawn, with experts on hand throughout the day. Free to National Trust members.

Bee Day

Sat 11 Jun 2016
Come and meet local beekeepers and working bees in their hive! There will be honey tasting and the chance to discover lots of fun facts about these fascinating creatures.

The Mandolin Group

Sat 23 Jul 2016
A visit from The Mandolin Group, who will be playing in the garden throughout the afternoon, weather permitting.

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...
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Entrance Hall and impressive front door

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