Ham House and Garden

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What's on 

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Outdoor theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream this 7th July 

An evening of outdoor theatre at Ham House and Garden

Upcoming events

May Half Term - Servant's lives

Sun 26 May 2019
10:00-17:00
Get hands-on this May half term to find out what life was like for those not so highly born in the 17th Century.

Weekend Garden History Tours

Sun 26 May 2019
11:30-12:00
Free thirty minute tour of Ham's beautiful gardens with one of our welcoming and knowledgeable guides.

Weekday Garden history tours

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

Kitchen Garden tour

Wed 29 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.

Beyond the Walls

Thu 13 Jun 2019
14:30-15:30
Join us for a tour around the boundary of Ham House and Garden and discover the history of the Ham estate.

Father's Day Sunday 16 June

Sun 16 Jun 2019
10:00-17:00
Have fun as a family this Father's Day. Join in our games and crafts for a memorable day for all.
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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 a visit to 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