Red House

Iconic Arts and Crafts home of William and Janey Morris and the centre of the Pre-Raphaelite circle.

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Things to see and do

Children looking at a museum case

Red House and the Children's University 

Visit Red House and join in with our new children’s trail looking at architecture and design.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Highlight tours: April

Thu 25 Apr 2019
11:00-12:00
If you are visiting in the morning please book on one of our Highlight Tours, the only way to see the property until 1:30pm. Our volunteer guides will share the stories behind William and Jane's red brick house.

10 minute talks: Alterations, Art and Architects

Thu 25 Apr 2019
14:15-14:25
Learn about the later owners of Red House after Morris and his family had left for London.

Highlight tours: May

Wed 01 May 2019
11:00-12:00
If you are visiting in the morning please book on one of our Highlight Tours, the only way to see the property until 1:30pm. Our volunteer guides will share the stories behind William and Jane's red brick house.

Spring Family Craft: Wear a wild crown

Sat 25 May 2019
11:00-15:00
This May half term, have fun in our crafting tent and tick off one of your 50 things too.

May half term: Spring craft trail

Sat 25 May 2019
11:00-16:15
Craft flowers from pipe cleaners this May half term.

May Half Term: Spring Garden Portrait

Sat 25 May 2019
11:00-16:15
Take the perfect portrait as spring blooms in the Red House garden.
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History

Window painted by William Morris at Red House

Red House and William Morris 

Red House was the vision of William Morris and became the centre of his Arts and Crafts circle.

The hall and settle at Red House

Red House architect Philip Webb 

A modest man, Philip Webb’s work in particular on Red House, was to have lasting influence. He focused on the interiors as well as the exterior with fine attention to detail.

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Eating and shopping

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Our work

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Get involved

One of our volunteers speaking with visitors at the Red House gallery

Join the team 

Get more involved with our work, make new friends and learn about the estate by volunteering at Red House.

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Groups

A group tour at Red House, London

Organise a group visit 

Enjoy a free guided tour and make your day as enjoyable and interesting as possible.

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Learning

Visitors at Red House, Kent

School groups at Red House 

A brand new schools programme allows you to pick one of two sessions for you and your students to discover Red House.

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Art and collections

Our collections

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