Ham House and Garden

Important notice -

Please note that high winds are predicted for tomorrow, 24th Jan. Ham House will be closed until at least 12pm based on the current weather predictions. Please check back tomorrow morning for the latest update.

A unique 17th-century treasure trove

Winter at Ham House

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What's on 

Upcoming events

Twelve dogs of Christmas: winter walkies

Wed 24 Jan 2018
For the first time your dogs are welcome in the garden at Ham House. For 12 days from Boxing Day we will be giving out bones to every furry visitor and a special treat for the first pooch through the door each day.

Winter walkies bingo at Ham House: dogs welcome until Feb 9

Wed 24 Jan 2018
Dogs will be welcome at Ham House from 26 Dec to 9 Feb. Join in with our dog breed bingo at the cafe or pick up a children's trail and see if you can spot all 50 breeds on bones located around the property.

Through the keyhole: private lives unlocked at Ham

Wed 24 Jan 2018
Discover more about the private lives of the residents of this great house, with specially selected objects out of our store rooms for the first time. Private lives tours will run weekdays at 12 noon and 12.30pm.

Ham un-locked: February half-term at Ham House

Sat 10 Feb 2018
Unlock the secrets of the seventeenth century residents at Ham House this February half term with fun for families and grown-ups alike.

Mother's Day at Ham House

Sun 11 Mar 2018
Visit Ham for a special tea-themed Mother's Day, with tea activities, children's trails and special talks throughout the day.

Tiptoe through the tulips at Ham House

Wed 28 Mar 2018
This spring our Ham gardeners are creating a walk through display of thousands of bulbs springing to life, including our tulip maze.
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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 2018 collection

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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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