See Whiteway dolls' house at Saltram, Devon

The dolls' house in the nursery at Lanhydrock

The Whiteway dolls’ house was donated to Saltram by collector Vivien Greene and is thought to have been made in 1850.

The Whiteway dolls’ house was donated to Saltram by collector Vivien Greene and is thought to have been made in 1850. Can you and the kids spot the miniature bible in the bedroom? You can read it with the help of a magnifying glass. In the playroom you can spy a tiny snow globe that actually works, and a hand-painted paper butterfly collection.

Please note that the dolls' house pictured is at Lanhydrock.

More dolls’ houses in the South West:

  • In the Secret Room under the stairs at Overbeck’s House, Devon, you can find a beautiful dolls’ house, with working lighting. Staff say that Fred, Overbeck’s friendly ghost, can often be found in the miniature drawing room or in the tiny nursery.
  • The nursery at Lanhydrock, Cornwall, is home to a very popular dolls’ house. This three-storey Liners Brothers piece was transferred to Lanhydrock from Berrington Hall.