Red House

Iconic Arts and Crafts home of William Morris - writer, artist, craftsman and socialist

Red House

Things to see and do

Christmas decorations at Red house
Marvel at our Christmas decorations of winter berries and leaves National Trust images/ James Breslin

Christmas at Red House 

Join us for Christmas at Red House near Bexleyheath. You can celebrate the festive season with a visit from our Olde Father Christmas and some storytelling.There will be some special Christmas morris dancing, a medieval mummer's play and some carols too. Enjoy all this in our Christmas Victorian themed decorated house and make your own crafty wombat for your Christmas tree.

The north facing entrance to Red House
Your first sight of Red House from the front gate Andrew Butler

Discover an architectural gem 

Commissioned by William Morris in 1859, Red House is considered one of the most influential buildings in domestic architecture history.

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What's on 

Olde Father Christmas at Red House
Listen to stories of traditions past, from our Father Christmas National Trust images / James Breslin

Our events this winter 

We have a exciting programme of Christmas events including our green Father Christmas sharing stories and giving wooden gifts to children, Christmas crafts to make, and an intimate evening tour followed by a chamber choir.

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Eating and shopping

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Our work

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Get involved

One of our volunteers speaking with visitors at the Red House gallery
Our volunteer room guides love talking to visitors National Trust/Jan Gillon

Join the team 

Get more involved with our work, make new friends and learn about the estate by volunteering at Red House.

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A group tour at Red House, London
We'd love to welcome your group at Red House National Trust/Jan Gillon

Organise a group visit 

Enjoy a free guided tour and make your day as enjoyable and interesting as possible.