Lamb House

Lamb House


The Oak parlour at Lamb House

Writers and royalty 

From Kings to writers, Lamb House has played its part in entertaining and inspiring both visitors and owners. Discover more about the history of this wonderful Rye gem.

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Eating and shopping

The charming tea room courtyard at Lamb House

The Courtyard Tea Room 

The new tea room at Lamb House is the perfect place to sit awhile with one of our books and a cup of tea or slice of cake.

Upcoming events

Landscapes of Rye: Art Exhibition

Sun 01 Mar 2020
Working with local art groups within Rye, the National Trust presents an exhibition of local artists. Lamb House continues to inspire artists and writers to this day, but also continues to provide a refuge for those who need it.

Behind the Scenes: Taster Tours

Sat 07 Mar 2020
Delve deeper into the stories of Lamb House with a short tour of the house and garden.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 10 Apr 2020
Take part in the annual Cadbury Easter egg hunt at Lamb House.

Mapp and Lucia’s Centenary: Exhibition

Fri 22 May 2020
Find out more about Rye’s alter ego Tilling and the man who created the world of Mapp and Lucia.

Garden Talks: Meet the team

Mon 25 May 2020
Join a thirty minute talk on the history of the garden at Lamb House, discover more about the heritage of our unique gem at the heart of the citadel of Rye.
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Get involved

Volunteer chatting with visitors


Find out more about what it means to be part of the team here at Lamb House. There's lots of opportunities for new volunteers to help tell our stories.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Lamb House on the National Trust Collections website