Important notice -

Owletts, along with all National Trust houses, gardens, parks, toilets, cafes and shops are closed from Sunday 22 March to further restrict the spread of coronavirus

Family home of the renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker


What's on

Owletts events are managed independently by the tenants.

Upcoming events

Sorry, there are no upcoming events at this place.


Things to see and do

Ornate plaster ceiling with the date 1684 in the centre

Things to see and do 

This architects 17th century family home with its varied history and architectural features is set within a traditional garden.

Highlights in our collection



Black and white photo of Sir Herbert Baker

Sir Herbert Baker: a great British architect 

Across the world, Sir Herbert Baker (1862 - 1946) has left behind a legacy to be proud of. As an architect, he was a leading light during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, but what happened? Why is he now under recognised?


Our work

18th century flock wallpaper found at Owletts

Interior design at Owletts 

Updating our homes with the latest fashion is not a modern idea. During the conservation work at Owletts we were able to look back at the changing fashions in the house.


Art and collections

Our collections

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