Ham House and Garden

Explore the house, gardens and wider estate

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What's on 

Upcoming events

500,000 spring bulbs blooming

Wed 24 Apr 2019
10:00-17:00
Re-imagining Ham House’s 17th century formal garden so it will once-again inspire a ‘wow’ from today’s garden lovers.

Weekday Garden history tours

Thu 25 Apr 2019
11:30-12:00
Free thirty minute tour of Ham's beautiful gardens with one of our welcoming and knowledgeable guides.

Weekend Garden History Tours

Sat 27 Apr 2019
11:30-12:00
Free thirty minute tour of Ham's beautiful gardens with one of our welcoming and knowledgeable guides.

May Day Dew Gathering

Mon 06 May 2019
06:00-10:00
Gather the May Dew and test it's magical properties; will you be be able to untie any knot, or maybe gain great beauty? Whatever the magic of May Dew you can be certain of a great breakfast and enjoy the gardens early on May Day.

Kitchen Garden tour

Wed 08 May 2019
14:30-15:00
Join one of our garden guides for a free thirty minute tour of our kitchen garden. Discover more about the history of the 17th century kitchen garden and the herbs and vegetables grown by our gardeners.

Cabinet Secrets

Sat 11 May 2019
12:00-16:00
A rare opportunity to discover the lavish interiors of some of Ham's magnificent 17th-century cabinet collection.
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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