Guided Tour

From Tudor countryside retreat to 1980s squat, Sutton House has a rich, exciting and varied history just waiting to be discovered.

  • Booking essential

Experience Hackney's oldest home with a tour led by a Sutton House expert. Learn about past residents from 500 years of history and the many unique ways the house has been used, including as a home to Thomas Cromwell's right hand man, a Victorian school, and a 1980s squat. Explore a newly installed recreation of the office of Clive Jenkins and the ASTMS Trade Union who were based here from the 1950s-1980s.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £10.00
    Adult
  • Child £0.00
    Child (Under-5)
  • Child £4.00
    Child (5-16)
  • Concession £2.00
    National Trust member

The basics

Booking details
Call N/A
The latest a tour may be booked is by 4.30pm the day before the tour date.
Suitability
All children welcome, but the tour best suits age 10 +
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please come through to the admissions desk at the back of the property when you arrive, and we will sign you in.
What to bring and wear
Our house can get cold, so please dress warmly. As the tour is over several flights of stairs, flat, comfortable shoes are recommended.
Accessibility
Regrettably, Sutton House is only wheelchair accessible on the ground floor. There are 18 steps from the ground floor and 20 steps leading to the first floor on both sides of the wings.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
14 November 2019 15:00 - 16:00 Available

Upcoming events

Guided Tour

Thu 14 Nov 2019
15:00-16:00
From Tudor countryside retreat to 1980s squat, Sutton House has a rich, exciting and varied history just waiting to be discovered.

EXTRA VIRGIN: THE MADONNA SYMPOSIUM + SCREENING

Fri 15 Nov 2019
17:15-22:30
Artists, academics and super-fans convene to queer the Queen of Pop. From the height of the AIDS epidemic to today, Madonna has embraced, elevated and arguably exploited the LGBTIQA+ community. Shocking straight society with her sex positivity,...

Deck the Halls - Christmas at Sutton House 2019 EXTRA DATES!

Sat 23 Nov 2019
12:00-12:15
Book your meeting with Father Christmas today! Explore 500 years of Christmas traditions throughout Sutton House and experience the festive period through the eyes of the Tudors, the Georgians, the Victorians, and even 1980s Londoners.

Deck the Halls - Christmas at Sutton House 2019

Sat 07 Dec 2019
12:00-12:15
Book your meeting with Father Christmas today! Explore 500 years of Christmas traditions throughout Sutton House and experience the festive period through the eyes of the Tudors, the Georgians, the Victorians, and even 1980s Londoners.

Deck the Halls - Christmas at Sutton House 2019 Monday 23 December

Mon 23 Dec 2019
12:00-12:15
Book your meeting with Father Christmas today! Explore 500 years of Christmas traditions throughout Sutton House and experience the festive period through the eyes of the Tudors, the Georgians, the Victorians, and even 1980s Londoners.