About the Fair

We are delighted to confirm that the Wessex Country Fair is back at Wilton House Estate and is bigger and better than ever!

Returning to the country roots of the event and focusing on fun, entertainment and good food, exciting new features and traditional old favourites. We will be putting on an enticing programme which will appeal to everyone.

This year the fair will take place on Saturday 6 August, with gates opening at 11am and closing at 10pm. There will be four main areas, which will be supported by many other complimentary additions.

What’s Happening at this year’s Wessex Country Fair?

Arena Acts: A combination of professional and local acts. Confirmed Falconry and Sheep dog performances

Live Music: Country, Blues, Jazz and Folk. Headlining this year will be The Wurzels

Hospice Village: Drop in for calm and respite. Enjoy refreshments or perhaps treat yourself to a massage and learn more about our wonderful hospice

Steam and Vehicle Exhibits: Featuring steam engines, classic cars and rural vehicles

Dog Show: One of our favourite attractions enter your canine friend in our dog show. Classes to suit all sizes and ages

Local Traders: Pick up a bargain at one of the many outlets that will be attending the event. We will also have a craft marquee with handmade wares

Food Court and Bar: Enjoy some delicious street food or grab a pint at our onsite bar

New for this year! Show and Shine Camper Van Exhibit: Showcase your beloved camper van into our ‘show and shine’ exhibit.

Profits from The Wessex Country Fair will go to Salisbury Hospice Charity, a registered charity and the organisers of the Wessex Country Fair.  Click here to visit the Salisbury Hospice Charity website.