Ham House and Garden

Explore the house, gardens and wider estate

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What's on 

Upcoming events

Winter Walkies

Sat 17 Nov 2018
10:00-17:00
From Monday 29th October your four legged friend will be allowed in Ham’s garden all year round. There will be walking routes available from Visitor Reception or from our website, and a free treat for every new canine guest.

Garden history tours

Sun 18 Nov 2018
11:30-14:00
Free thirty minute tour of Ham's beautiful gardens with one of our welcoming and knowledgeable guides.

Arts and Crafts

Sun 18 Nov 2018
12:00-16:00
Join us at weekends and school holidays for art activities Below Stairs.

A Candlelit Christmas

Sat 01 Dec 2018
10:00-16:00
During December, experience the wonderful splendour of Ham House lit by candlelight. We're re-creating the 17th century atmosphere with candles and natural greenery filling the house over the festive season.

Christmas Afternoon Teas

Mon 03 Dec 2018
12:00-13:00
Enjoy a Christmas Afternoon Tea at Ham House with scones, finger sandwiches and traybakes. £15 per person.

Christmas Ghost Tours

Thu 06 Dec 2018
18:30-20:00
Reputed to be one of the most haunted houses in Britain, discover the ghostly tales scattered through the history of Ham House.
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History

Elizabeth Murray, Countess of Dysart, later Duchess of Lauderdale (1626-1698) by Sir Peter Lely

Who was Elizabeth Murray, Duchess of Lauderdale? 

Baptised on 28 September 1626 in London, Elizabeth was the eldest of the five daughters of William Murray, first earl of Dysart, and Catherine Murray (née Bruce).

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Eating and shopping

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Venue hire

Group bookings and venue hire

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Our work

Discover more about the work we do at Ham House and Garden

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Get involved

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Learning

Child looking through round window into Ham House

Go back in time 

Relive the past with your class with our learning experiences and workshops at Ham House, near Richmond.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Ham House and Garden on the National Trust Collections website