Local Information

Wilton is a thriving Market Town with plenty of independent shops and an active local community. Local shops include butchers, bakers, a hardware store, charity shops, several independent cafes and a chemists, all in close proximity to the market square.

Town Trail
For those visiting the town, or just wanting to get to know about the area, there is a fun and fascinating Town Trail taking you around all the major sights in Wilton, including Wilton House, the Market Square, Felt Factory and St Mary & St Nicholas Church.

Maps can be purchased for £1 at dispensers by the Fire Station, at Market Square, South Street Car Park and on The Avenue.

 

Recent Update: 

Wiltshire Council have now announced their Christmas and New Year Waste and Recycling collection timetable and this can be viewed at: /_UserFiles/Files/Rubbish Collections Dec and Jan.JPG
 

Market day
Market Day is every Thursday and an important part of life in the town. The market is located in the Market Square in the centre of Wilton and free parking is available at Wilton Town Council’s car park on South Street.

Parking
Free parking is available for up to 2 hours in the Market square (apart from Market Day) plus a free car park a short walk away from the Market Square on South Street.

Wilton House
Set in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside and home to the Earls of Pembroke since the 1540s, the stunning Wilton House and its grounds offers a wonderful day out for all the family. Wilton House also hosts several events during the year, including Wilton Wake Up, Horse Trials, Antiques Fairs, the Wessex Country Fair and several charity events. Visit their website for more information.

Wilton Shopping Village
The Shopping Village, located in the old carpet mills, hosts a variety of shops and a community of artisans and passionate small businesses – the perfect place to shop to spoil yourself or if looking for unique gifts that friends and family will love. Free parking is available for up to 3 hours, find out more at this website.

Our Wilton
Our Wilton is a vibrant new community of homes for veterans and retirement living incorporating an enterprise hub, community café, nursery and kitchen. Helping Veterans will be an integral part of the Our Wilton community, each working to independent living with the support of the Our Wilton partners. For more information visit their website.

Wilton Community Centre
The Community Centre is a vital part of our community in Wilton and as well as having rooms for hire there are regularly community event and fundraisers held at the centre, as well as a weekly craft fair. Visit their website for more information.

Wilton Library
The library is located on South Street and is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday mornings. Wilton Library is a valuable resource for locals and has  friendly staff who are always willing to help.

Wilton Baptist Church
Located on the Market Square the Baptist Church run a variety of events for all ages during the week in addition to their Sunday services – visit their website for more information.

St Mary & St Nicholas Church
One of the most impressive churches in Wiltshire, St Mary & St Nicholas church is welcoming and has lots going on. Visit their website for more information.