Facilities & access


  • CafĂ© - local and seasonal food
  • Shop - gifts inspired by William Morris
  • Plant sales - including Standen Collection cultivated onsite
  • Get fresh produce from the barrow in our kitchen garden
  • Free parking, 200 yards from house, shop, cafe
  • Suitable for school groups
  • Admission to the house is by timed guided tours Mon & Tues mornings outside of school holidays until 31 Oct. Mon - Fri 3 - 28 Nov access to house by guided tour only 11am - 3pm.
  • New for 2014: Dogs welcome on short leads in the formal gardens

Family & children

  • Baby-changing room in kitchen courtyard
  • Family activity packs available from the Apple Store
  • Children's trails available from the Apple Store
  • Front-carrying baby slings and hip-carrying infant seats for loan to view the house. Buggy park available
  • Children's menu and microwave for heating baby food in cafe


  • Mobility parking in main car park, 100 yards from reception. Drop-off point available
  • Adapted toilets in kitchen courtyard
  • Map of accessible grounds route available from visitor reception
  • Ramped entrance to house. Four wheelchairs available to hire. House ground floor accessible only. Many stairs with handrail to other floors. Accessible exit through side door is different from main exit through shop
  • Partly accessible grounds, grass, uneven and loose gravel paths, slopes, some steps. Some visitors may require assistance from their companion
  • Level access to cafe, wheelchair table available