A house full of treasures

Home to the Parker family for several generations, Saltram is a Georgian jewel rich with original collection and architecture. The Saltram you see today is an elegant Georgian façade built around a much earlier house. It was acquired by George Parker in 1712 and remained one of the Parker family homes until 1957 when it was transferred to the National Trust.


Ornate interiors

The lifestyle the Parkers enjoyed can be clearly seen through the sumptuous original furnishings and significant collections still on display, including stunning paintings, ceramics and textiles.
Feast your eyes on Robert Adam’s beautiful neo-classical saloon, lose yourself in the stories in the Chinese wallpaper and wonder at the sheer volume of books on the library shelves. Whether you prefer the opulent magnificence of the Boulle desks and clocks or the functional simplicity of the copper pots and pans in the kitchen, Saltram has it all.
Saltram boasts several rooms of orginal Chinese wallpapers
Chinoiserie ornaments and wallpaper in Saltram House, Devon
Saltram boasts several rooms of orginal Chinese wallpapers

Conservation in action

Want to learn more about how we look after our collections? Every day we have conservation in action in a different room, where you can watch our team care for our objects and chat to them about their work.

Things to do

Saltram also makes a great day out for the family with a seasonal programme of events and activities created to entertain and inspire little ones. Inside the house you'll always find a trail with lots of opportunities to dress up and try an activity. 
There's a new trail to try every season at Saltram
Little girl wears antlers whilst on a trail inside Saltram House, Devon
There's a new trail to try every season at Saltram
The house is open daily March to October 11am - 4.30pm and November to February 11am - 3.30pm.