About the Fair

Saturday 6th August
Wilton House Estate
11am – 10pm
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.

Coming to the fair? Here’s what you need to know

  • The event starts at 11am and ends at 10pm.  
  • Tickets are available on the day, advanced tickets are cheaper and can be purchased via our website until Midnight on the 4th of August.
  • If you are coming for our evening entertainment, this kicks off at 5.30pm with a performance from Corky. The Wurzels will be on stage at 8.45pm.
  • If you have purchased advanced tickets your booking confirmation is your ticket. Please present this on the gate either printed or via a mobile device.
  • We will be accepting both cash and card payments at the event.


Cars/Taxi’s – Access is via Gate A located on Netherhampton road, by the turning to the racecourse.

Pedestrians – Pedestrian access through Gate B only, the Sawmills entrance of Wilton Estate located on South Street in Wilton

Buses – From the City Centre the best bus routes are Park and Ride 3 that stops on South Street where Gate B is located and Red 8 which stops in Wilton Market square, pedestrians using this bus service will have a short walk down South Street. Both services are run by Salisbury Reds.

For more information on access please see the contact us page on our website wessexcountryfair.co.uk

Car Parking

Car parking is free on site. There is disabled parking also.

No cars are to be left on site, overnight.


Dogs are permitted at the event but must be kept on leads at all times. Dogs are not to be left in cars under any circumstance, action will be taken if this occurs.  

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.