Sutton House and Breaker's Yard

Important notice -

We're open for guided tours only on Weds, Fri & Sun at 11am & 2pm (+3.30pm Sun). Doors 15 mins before tours. You can book online, or we have a few slots 'on the door' per tour. No weekday tours 9-19 Nov. Outdoor access currently limited due to works.

A fascinating Tudor house at the heart of a vibrant community

Sutton House and Breaker's Yard

What's on 

Half-price entry for Hackney residents

Hackney residents can get half-price tickets for our guided tours until 7th November, thanks to Hackney Council's Hello Again Hackney campaign.

The panelled Linenfold Parlour at Sutton House

What to expect when visiting Sutton House 

We're currently open for guided tours only, and are delighted to be able to welcome you. Because the pandemic affected the way we’re able to do things there will be some changes, including to our opening times and days and facilities. Please read this article carefully so you know what to expect before booking.

Sutton House and Breaker's Yard

Things to see and do

Guided history tours at Sutton House

Discover the hidden delights of a Tudor house that's full of historical twists and surprises, in the heart of Hackney.

A couple views ancestral paintings in the Great Chamber

Things do from where you are 

We’d like to bring the magic and stories of Sutton House to you, wherever you are. Find our free download here.

Volunteering and the community

Volunteer at Sutton House 

We couldn't operate without our dedicated team of volunteers who help us to run and look after Sutton House. Take a look at how you can get involved in joining the volunteer team.

Family walking in Rowallane Garden, County Down

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Sutton House and Breaker's Yard


Delve into the history of Sutton House

Look beyond the Tudor walls built by courtier to Henry VIII Ralph Sadleir, and discover the story of 1980s squatters.

Sutton House: Our History


The East India Company and Sutton House 

Explore the connections between the East India Company and Sutton House through an art work created with local school children.

Sutton House and Breaker's Yard

Our work

Detail of a corner of a fireplace

Conservation at Sutton House

Our conservation staff and volunteers look after Sutton House and its collection, and each January the house closes so they can carry out our annual 'conservation clean'. Find out more in this article.


The new oilcloth 

The Little Chamber has returned to its former Tudor splendour. Find out all about Sutton House’s most colourful feature in one of our original wood panelled rooms. The before and after will surprise you.

speakers mounted on chairs either side of the fireplace in the Great Chamber at Sutton House

Host unforgettable events at Sutton House 

Keen to host your next big do somewhere that guests will never forget? Sutton House can accommodate all kinds of events, from private parties and dining experiences to performances and more.

A newly married couple stand in front of a portrait of Ralph Sadlier in the Great Chamber at Sutton House.

Have your wedding at Sutton House 

Sutton House is an unexpected treasure nestled in a leafy oasis close to London's centre, and we'd love for you to get married here.

A hand-stitched sign welcoming visitors to Sutton House and Breaker's Yard

Sutton House Over 55s group 

Find out about Sutton House's over 55s community group.

CampbellX and Kayza Rose

‘Inclusion’, a community collaboration film about Sutton House 

‘Inclusion’, a community collaboration film about Sutton House

Sunflowers at Rhosili and South Gower Coast, Wales

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