Lamb House

Important notice -

The garden and ground floor rooms are open only, this is to allow for social distancing. Lamb House is open Friday-Tuesday every week. Please book your visit in advance to avoid disappointment. Please note that the tea room remains closed.

Georgian house with literary associations

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What's on

Back of the house in the garden

Please book ahead before visiting 

The ground floor rooms, garden and toilets are now open to visitors with new social distancing measures in place, every Friday-Tuesday. We've introduced advanced booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing. All visitors will need to book their tickets by 3pm the day before your visit, members can book for free while non-members will need to pay for booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday. Please note that the café is closed.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Lamb House (14 June - 20 June)

Sat 19 Jun 2021
Book your timed entry to visit Lamb House.

Timed entry to Lamb House (21 June - 27 June)

Mon 21 Jun 2021
Book your timed entry to visit Lamb House.
The front door at Lamb House

What to expect from your visit  

Some of the indoor spaces and the garden are now open. We've introduced advance booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing, please pre-book all tickets.

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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


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


We're a charity and rely on your donations to help our conservation work

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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