It was established by the Anglo-Saxons in the 8th Century AD, and soon became the capital of Wiltshire, a shire of the Kingdom of Wessex. It remained Wiltshire's capital until the 11th Century.
Today, Wilton is recognized for its church, riverfront, as the location of Wilton House, and for its history.
People Born in Wilton
Wilton in People's Lives
Liam Neeson: I traveled here in 1983 to film scenes of the movie The Bounty. We filmed on location at Wilton House.