Wilton House

near Salisbury, Wiltshire                                                                                    Photos by Hetty

6th July 2021

In Anglo-saxon times Wilton was the capital of Wiltshire. There was a nunnery here, but a house was built after Henry VIII granted it to the Herbert family. The Tudor house was made into a Palladian house.

Grand entrance to Wilton House

Japanese water garden

Mr H follows the mizmaze – a labyrinth – follwing the grass path, it eventually leads to the centre, after taking you a long way round


Whispering seat – sit each end and whisper, then you can hear clearly

Palladian Bridge over the River Nadder

On the hillside

Next: Blandford Forum

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