Ham House and Garden

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A unique 17th-century treasure trove

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Autumn at Ham House

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What's on 

Upcoming events

Hallowe'en hocus pocus: ghoulish ghosts and wicked witches

Mon 23 Oct 2017
10:00-17:00
Take part in our children's Witch Hunt, decorate a pumpkin biscuit or make your own witch's hat. With scary storytelling and pumpkins from our Kitchen Garden to purchase.

Terrible Terror Tours

Mon 23 Oct 2017
17:00-18:00
Discover spooky goings on with ghostly tours in the dark at Ham House; find out about our resident ghost dog and visits from owners of the past.

Through the keyhole: private lives unlocked at Ham

Wed 01 Nov 2017
10:00-17:00
Discover more about the private lives of the residents of this great house for the whole month of November.

Mistletoe and Merriment: Christmas with the Stuarts

Sat 02 Dec 2017
10:00-17:00
Find out how to celebrate a restoration Christmas, when King Charles II brought music, food and celebration back!

Father Christmas has moved in!

Sat 16 Dec 2017
11:00-11:15
Father Christmas has made himself at home this Christmas. Come and visit Father Christmas in his new home, he's got a pile of presents with your name on!
Ham House and Garden

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

Inside of the Orangery cafe at Ham House

A bite to eat 

At the orangery cafe you can enjoy delicious meals prepared from Ham House’s home grown produce, a family friendly atmosphere and free wifi. Food is prepared fresh daily, with a wide selection of hot and cold food including our scrumptious cakes and bakes.

Spring display in the shop

Shopping at Ham House  

Housed in one of our 17th century outbuildings, the shop is a warm and inviting space brimming full of gift ideas, tasty treats and children's toys. Why not stop by our second hand book shop on your visit and see if you can pick up a bargain.

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Venue hire

Group bookings and venue hire

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Get involved

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.

The Cherry Garden at Ham House, London

Ham House access statement 

Please see our access statement if you have any access needs or call our property office in advance of your visit on 020 8940 1950.

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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