Things to see & do

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What's on

Try your hand at croquet or listen to live music from the Close Consort Recorder Ensemble and the Northumbrian Pipers.

Exhibitions

Elisabeth Frink's 'Leonardo's Dog' sits proudly in Mompesson House

Elisabeth Frink's 'Leonardo's Dog' sits proudly in Mompesson House

  • New for 2014 - Sculpture in Mompesson House & Garden - The National Trust and Veronica Stewart Arts Trust presents an exhibition of contemporary sculpture, including work by Elisabeth Frink and Peter Randall-Page.
  • Recreation of the Small Drawing Room as Barbara Townsend's painting room. Former resident Barbara Townsend (1842-1939) painted watercolours throughout her lifetime at Mompesson House. See her painting room recreated with watercolours and decorative ceramics on loan from Barbara's descendants.

Enjoy a walk around the historic Cathedral Close

Enjoy the view across the Avon from Ayleswade Bridge © National Trust

Enjoy the view across the Avon from Ayleswade Bridge

Mompesson House is situated inside Salisbury's historic Cathedral Close. Explore what else The Close has to offer, and find out about its history by following our short walk. It's free to download and follows an easy, accessible route.

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