Ham House and Garden

Important notice -

We are closed for filming all day on Monday 24, Tuesday 25 June and Monday 1 July. For future visits, please be aware that there is currently no level access available to the mansion. For further information please call 020 8940 1950.

A unique 17th-century treasure trove

Explore the house, gardens and wider estate

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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

Weekday Garden history tours

Wed 26 Jun 2019
Free thirty minute tour of Ham's beautiful gardens with one of our welcoming and knowledgeable guides.

Architecture tours

Wed 26 Jun 2019
Join one of our knowledgeable guides for a free 30 min tour of the exterior of the mansion and learn about the architectural changes made to this magnificent 17th century property. Check at reception on the day for availability.

Kitchen Garden tour

Wed 26 Jun 2019
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.

Weekend Garden History Tours

Sat 29 Jun 2019
Free thirty minute tour of Ham's beautiful gardens with one of our welcoming and knowledgeable guides.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Sun 07 Jul 2019
Authentic Shakespeare by the Lord Chamberlain's Men with an all-male cast. Bring a picnic and enjoy an evening in our garden this summer.

Beyond the Walls

Thu 11 Jul 2019
Join us for a tour around the boundary of Ham House and Garden and discover the history of the Ham estate.
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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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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 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