House Tours 1 June-31 August 2018

An intimate guided tour of 575 Wandsworth Road is the only way to see this unique home of Khadambi Asalache, a Kenyan-born poet, novelist and civil servant who over the course of a twenty year period he turned his home into a work of art.

  • Booking essential
  • Admission applies

Tours last just over an hour and are hosted by one of dedicated volunteer tour guides. Beginning with a short introductory talk around the dining room table, there will be an opportunity to explore the house in the order the rooms were created.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £0.00
    National Trust Staff/Volunteer
  • Adult £8.00
    Adult Standard
  • Adult £8.80
    Adult Gift Aid
  • Adult £0.00
    National Trust Member
  • Child £4.00
    Child Standard
  • Child £4.50
    Child Gift Aid
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575 Wandsworth Road

Prices

House
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £8.80 £8.00
Child £4.40 £4.00
Family £22.00 £20.00

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points.

Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission
  • Standard Admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you a clear choice between the Gift Aid Admission prices and the Standard Admission prices at the admission point. It's entirely up to you which ticket you choose.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below:

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

Please note...

Admission is by pre-booked guided tour only, booking is essential as places are limited.

Free entry for National Trust members, but it is essential to pre-book a place on the tour.

Please call 0344 249 1895  or book online here.

- Tickets for March-May are released on 1 February

- Tickets for June-August are released on 1 May

- Tickets for Sept-4 November are released on 1 August

The basics

Booking details
Call 03442491895
Unfortunately bookings cannot be taken at property
Suitability
Children are welcome but please be aware the house is very fragile.
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Your guide will meet you at the front of the house just before the start of the tour to check tickets. The house is tucked away so you may need to count down the door numbers to find us.
What to bring and wear
Bring your own slippers to wear when walking over the hand-painted floors, and help us protect our small fragile interiors by travelling light. Bags and coats will be stored in our Dining Room.
Accessibility
The house has steep entrance stairs and uneven terrain. It has narrow doorways, corridors and small rooms. There are steep stairways to all floors and is unsuitable for wheelchair access or buggies.
Other
There are no toilet facilities, catering facilities or parking facilities onsite. Photography is not permitted in the house. After the tour, you are welcome to browse our small selection of merchandise including our guidebook, a small selection of postcards and candles.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
17 August 2018 18:30 - 19:45 Available
18 August 2018 11:30 - 12:45 Available
13:30 - 14:45 Available
15:30 - 16:45 Available
19 August 2018 11:30 - 12:45 Available
13:30 - 14:45 Available
15:30 - 16:45 Available
24 August 2018 13:30 - 14:45 Available
15:30 - 16:45 Available
18:30 - 19:45 Available
25 August 2018 11:30 - 12:45 Available
13:30 - 14:45 Available
15:30 - 16:45 Available
31 August 2018 18:30 - 19:45 Available

Contact Info

Name
Lisa Carruthers
Email
575wandsworthroad@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 07824407335

Upcoming events

House Tours 1 June-31 August 2018

Fri 17 Aug 2018
18:30-19:45
An intimate guided tour of 575 Wandsworth Road is the only way to see this unique home of Khadambi Asalache, a Kenyan-born poet, novelist and civil servant who over the course of a twenty year period he turned his home into a work of art.

House Tours 1 September-4 November 2018

Sat 01 Sep 2018
11:30-12:45
An intimate guided tour of 575 Wandsworth Road is the only way to see this unique home of Khadambi Asalache, a Kenyan-born poet, novelist and civil servant who over the course of a twenty year period he turned his home into a work of art.

Heritage Open Days - Taster Tours

Thu 06 Sep 2018
14:00-14:45
Pre-booking for an intimate tour of 575 Wandsworth Road is the only way to see this unique home of Khadambi Asalache, a Kenyan-born poet, novelist and civil servant who over the course of a twenty year period, turned his home into a work of art.

Lambeth Heritage Festival (Monday 24-Thursday 27 September 2018)

Mon 24 Sep 2018
19:00-20:30
An intimate guided tour of 575 Wandsworth Road is the only way to see this unique home of Khadambi Asalache, a Kenyan-born poet, novelist and civil servant who over the course of a twenty year period he turned his home into a work of art.