Ham House and Garden

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What's on 

Upcoming events

Winter Walkies

Mon 21 Jan 2019
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.

February Half Term: Shaping Nature

Sat 16 Feb 2019
How does a garden grow? With lots of shapes, patterns and symmetry. Spot them around you and plan your own garden.

Create a garden with us

Mon 18 Feb 2019
Get your green thumb ready! Come along to learn how we plan a garden area and work on our new family Tasting garden together.

Shuffle like a penguin!

Wed 20 Feb 2019
We need your help (and your feet) to get our new flower beds ready. Come along and work with our garden team to prepare the beds for seed sowing.

Mother's Day

Sun 31 Mar 2019
Spend time with someone special this Mother’s Day at Ham House and Garden.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Ham House: Birds of a Feather

Sat 06 Apr 2019
The great bird of the sky has a feather from every bid in the world. But some of them have dropped into Ham House and Garden. Can you find them all and claim your egg reward?
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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

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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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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