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Beautiful 18th Century House

Situated in the lovely Salisbury Cathedral Close, Mompesson House is the size that you can actually... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
wendyanddavid536
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Solihull, United Kingdom
Lovely 18th-century townhouse close to Salisbury Cathedral.

As you take a walk round the very impressive Cathedral Close this National Trust house stands out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
purpleTerry
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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a very small property (just a few rooms open) but with some interesting items scattered around - there are plenty of items but only a few caught my eye. The garden is also small but there's the inevitable tea room (perfectly OK) and...More

Thank Martin_Ridgway
Reviewed 4 days ago

Situated in the lovely Salisbury Cathedral Close, Mompesson House is the size that you can actually imagine living in. Four or five rooms on the ground and first floors, each beautifully decorated as they would have been during the time of Queen Anne. One of...More

Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 1 week ago

As you take a walk round the very impressive Cathedral Close this National Trust house stands out with its listed railings and attractive proportions. Inside the staff are very friendly and knowledgeable about the content of each room. There is a small walled garden, with...More

Thank purpleTerry
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not many rooms to see but the guides were helpful and knowledgeable. A nice place to spend a couple of hours.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Feels like a lived in house, it's not a stuffy museum you can easily imagine sitting in the comfy chairs and open a book. Lovely walled garden with a little courtyard cafe. You certainly wouldn't think you were in the center of the city. The...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this house after looking around the cathedral. The garden is fantastic and has a lovely small cafe under some wonderful hanging plants/ flowers. Very reasonable prices with homemade cake and biscuits. Would recommend.

Thank ldenny96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting contents with fine embroideries (stump work) which were explained by the very informative staff. There is also a special collection of glasses (ask the staff about them they make the collection very interesting) and the small garden is well designed and peaceful.

Thank HonestVoyager
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dorothy not only donated furniture to the National Trust for Mompesson House but gave Portland House to the National Trust as well. We really liked the Mompesson house with its furniture link to our home town of Weymouth. This is one of the best houses...More

Thank ebbiecot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are NT members so didn't have to pay the entrance fee. Just as well - not worth the money. You can view eight rooms, four up and four down. The house just isn't very interesting. The contents aren't original as the NT took over...More

Thank Ian K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful country house filled with antiques and restored to its former glory. Not worth the entrance fee as quite pricey for the size of the house, but good if you are a member of the National Trust.

Thank Debbie G
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