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A frosty winter morning at Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire
Lacock Abbey on a winter morning | © National Trust Images / Mark Bolton

Houses and buildings in Wiltshire

Discover grand mansions and manor houses including a former abbey and the surrounding village. Bring the whole family to enjoy a fun day out in Wiltshire.

Houses and buildings in Wiltshire

Bring the family for a fun day out in Wiltshire and visit houses and buildings in our care.

A view of the Entrance Hall, its walls covered in portraits, at Stourhead, Wiltshire
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Stourhead House 

Stourhead House was one of the first Palladian-style villas to be built in England. Find out more about the Hoare family's home and why they decided to make this their main residence outside of London.

The house in spring sunshine at Lacock, Wiltshire. The ha-ha is visible in the foreground and there are trees without leaves framing the picture.
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Lacock Abbey and village 

This country house has monastic roots and was once home to William Henry Fox Talbot, inventor of the photographic negative.

near Chippenham, Wiltshire

Fully open today
The front of Avebury Manor on a sunny day, with deep blue sky behind and lawns in front.
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Avebury Manor 

The 16th-century manor house is decorated to display the time periods of previous residents complete with sound and interactive items.

A view of the front of Mompesson House from Choristers' Green in Salisbury Cathedral Close
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Mompesson House 

Homely and welcoming 18th-century townhouse in the heart of Salisbury's Cathedral Close

Salisbury, Wiltshire

Fully open today
A wildflower meadow with lots of purple and yellow flowers surrounding King Alfred's Tower at Stourhead
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King Alfred's Tower 

Triangular tower named after King Alfred who raised his standard here in 870

Closed now
The outside of Great Chalfield Manor in summer seen from across the moat
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Explore Great Chalfield Manor and Garden 

Discover a unique 15th-century manor house brimming with history, and a one of a kind romantic Arts and Crafts garden.

The north and west ranges of Westwood Manor, Wiltshire
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Exploring Westwood Manor 

Discover Westwood Manor, a 15th-century stone manor house in Wiltshire. Its beautifully restored rooms contain historic instruments from the Tudor period.

Two adults and a child look at the house, with its pediment supported by columns, at Stourhead, Wiltshire

Discover more in Wiltshire

World-famous gardens, villages and ancient landscapes, and some lesser-known gems can all be found in Wiltshire.