Lamb House

Lamb House

What's on

Lamb House dining table dressed for Christmas

A Mapp and Lucia Christmas

See Lamb House transformed into Mallards for a Mapp and Lucia Christmas between 29 November - 19 December, Fri-Tuesdays.

Upcoming events

A Mapp and Lucia Christmas

Fri 10 Dec 2021
11:00-16:00
Lamb House’s joyful early 1930s Christmas exhibition that takes you to the world of Mapp and Lucia novels, written by E.F. Benson and inspired by his neighbours when he lived in Rye.

Amanda Cardoso at Lamb House

Fri 10 Dec 2021
11:00-16:00
This year Christmas is coming to Mallards as we celebrate the imagination, wry wit and wonder of E. F. Benson’s Mapp and Lucia novels.

A Mapp and Lucia Christmas Late Night Opening

Sat 11 Dec 2021
11:00-20:00
Late Night Opening; Lamb House’s joyful early 1930s Christmas exhibition that takes you to the world of Mapp and Lucia novels, written by E.F. Benson and inspired by his neighbours when he lived in Rye.
The front door at Lamb House

What to expect from your visit  

The ground floor, first floor and garden are now open Friday - Tuesday, there is no booking needed for entry.

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History

A bust of Count Alberto Bevilacqua by Hendrik Andersen at Lamb House

The Tales of Lamb House  

Read on to find out more about ghostly sightings in the garden and who Henry James' favourite dinner guest was.

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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Get involved

Volunteer chatting with visitors

Volunteering 

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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Join or give

Give

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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