Barn gallery closed for renovation & installation of exhibition ‘Beyond the Vessel: Narratives in Contemporary European Ceramics’ Preview: Friday 21 February Saturday 22 February – Sunday 12 April Long gallery and restaurant open as usual
For further information on this service contact the gallery on 01747 445042 or email@example.com
Rules and safety at Messums Wiltshire
Admission is free
Parking is free.
Children must be accompanied at all times
Please note there are no picnic facilities
Please do not touch or climb on the sculptures
Please do not drop litter
CCTV is in operation
Please note that we cannot take responsibility for accidents or personal injuries sustained while at Messums Wiltshire
Please wear sensible footwear and behave appropriately to ensure your safety and enjoyment.
Directions to Messums Wiltshire
Messums Wiltshire is less than a mile away from Tisbury Train Station. Walks into town away from the Station, take the first right and follow this road with the grass on your left. Continue to the T junction and go right down hill. Continue along this road and over the bridge, using the footpath to the side. Continue straght on for a further 150 yards and the Barn is on your left.
Taxi from the train station 3 mins or 10 on foot. Trains from London take approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes from Waterloo and leave every hour at 20 minutes past the hour via South West Trains. At peak times, trains run every half an hour.
Messums Wiltshire is located at Place Farm, Court Street, Tisbury, SP3 6LW, on the eastern edge of the village, 13 miles west of Salisbury.
Tisbury has good road links and is easily accessible from London via the M3 and A303, from the South West via A303 and A30.
Travelling West on the A303:
Take the turning off the A303 marked Fonthill Bishop. You come into Fonthill Bishop turn right and then first left at the grass triangle, signposted Fonthill Gifford and Tisbury. Drive through the Fonthill Estate Arch and continue with the lake on your left to the next cross roads at the Beckford Arms. Turn left and continue in a straight line into Tisbury. At the top of the village there is a left turn. Follow this downhill and continue over a white stone bridge, continue straight on and the barn is on the left in approx 150 yards.
Travelling East on the A303:
From the A303: take the turning right signed to Hindon by the Esso service station. Then, when you come to a traffic light, turn right and immediately left towards Hindon. When you get into Hindon turn right to Tisbury by The Angel pub. You follow the road uphill and through a small tunnel – continue following the road to Fonthill Gifford. The road bears round to the right and is signposted to Tisbury. At the top of the high street turn left and follow road down and over a white stone bridge, bear left and the barn is on the left in approx 100 yards.
By Taxi: Dean Drive: 01747 871103 Hansom Cabs: 01747 829292 Williams Taxis: 01747 830542 Country Cars: 01747 850950 Marshall Eric & Son: 01747 870266 Alexanders Private Hire – 01747 830723 or 07810 294725
All public areas of the Messums Wiltshire gallery are accessible for wheelchair users. The gallery aims to be as accommodating as possible. If members of your group have disabilities or special needs, then please contact the gallery in advance of your visit to let us know of your requirements.
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