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Mompesson House

Cathedral Close, Salisbury, England
+44 1722 335659
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Thoroughly enjoyable hour or two with young kids

Mompesson house is set in a beautiful location just across from the cathedral. We went there with... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
George M
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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We visited Mompesson House on the first day of opening for the new season and found it to be as... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
DRW44
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Cathedral Close, Salisbury, England
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Mompesson house is set in a beautiful location just across from the cathedral. We went there with our 6 and 4 year olds for a quick explore. We got a warm welcome on entering the building and they did a bit of info gathering to...More

1  Thank George M
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We visited Mompesson House on the first day of opening for the new season and found it to be as fresh and interesting as ever. The staff are very friendly and, as a bonus, one can sit down on most chairs and have a good...More

Thank DRW44
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

A truly interesting and educational visit to this once family home. Thank you John for the introduction and Annie for the most informative background of Mompesson. We shall certainly return in our he future.

Thank Andrew W
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

An interesting house, The National Trust got the house in the 1970's. The plaster work has been restored it back to how it was in the18c. It a vast collection of 18th century drinking glasses. the house has been used as a film set in...More

Thank Carol K
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Used our Royal Oak membership for access to Mompesson House on our way to Salisbury Cathedral and found it very interesting. The rooms decorated for Christmas at different periods of the house’s history were charming. The volunteers throughout the house were very friendly and informative.

Thank texowl
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Stepping through the imposing gates of Mompesson House reminds you how residents of The Close would have lived over a century ago. The rooms are furnished and laid out much as the last owner left it, and there are interesting small=scale exhibitions of antique glass,...More

Thank nodge94
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Fabulous National Trust Place. Good informative guides and excellent tea room. Very good information about the art and history of the house in the pretty Close.

Thank Lesley G
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

There is a well curated route around the house, though at the moment a number of rooms are closed for cleaning. It is worth visiting to admire the lovely collection of glass, the porcelain on display and the fantastic clocks. A great place to pop...More

Thank James Bischoff
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

This is definitely worth seeing if a National Trust member but what made it extra special were the lovely volunteers in each room who were quick to offer guides explaining what the rooms were and also happy to answer any questions... they were keen and...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I visited this stunning National Trust property with my wife earlier this year. A wonderful way to spend an hour if you are a Trust member. If you're not, it's still a great place to soak up a bit of the most beautiful part of...More

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