Ham House and Garden

Important notice -

We've reopened the gardens, toilets and cafe. You will need to book your visit in advance. Please check What's On for information and to book. You will be turned away if you arrive without a booking. We will be closed on 3-4 Aug for filming.

A unique 17th-century treasure trove

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Ham House and Garden

What's on 

Please book ahead before visiting 

The gardens and toilets at Ham House will reopen from Mon 8 June and you'll need to book your tickets by 3pm the day before your visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday. Please note we'll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Ham House (10 August - 16 August)

Tue 11 Aug 2020
13:30-14:00
Book your timed entry to visit Ham House
Painted Lady Butterfly

Butterfly Bingo Spotter Sheet 

The garden at Ham House is all-a-flutter with more butterflies than ever before, from Peacocks to Painted ladies.

Download one of our spotter sheets and see how many you can find in your garden, your local park or with us in our outdoor spaces.

Summer at Ham House and Garden 

The sweet smell of lavender fills the Cherry Garden and the Kitchen Garden brims with tasty produce as summer arrives at Ham House and Garden. Recline in sunshine in the fountain garden and enjoy the gentle sounds of buzzing and birdsong or roll out a blanket and tuck in to a picnic on the Plats. If you're coming with the kids, download our butterfly bingo spotter sheet and see how many you can spot together during your visit

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Eating

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History

Ham House’s links to empire and slavery

Despite its now tranquil setting, Ham House was central to royal intrigue and power struggles throughout the 17th century. Discover how Ham reflects Britain's official entry to the slave-trade, and its legacies.

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Our work

Shire horse collect hay from Ham House's meadows

Ham House hay helps historic neighbour 

Ham House is helping its historic River Thames neighbour with a special delivery of hay, as part of English Heritage’s Marble Hill Revived programme.

Details of three portraits

Addressing the National Trust's colonial links 

Ham House and Garden, along with a number of other places and collections in our care, deals with contentious political histories. Learn more about what we are doing to be inclusive in our work and acknowledge the impact and legacies of colonialism.

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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