Sutton House and Breaker's Yard

Reflecting and adapting to the changing world around it for nearly 500 years

Sutton House and Breaker's Yard

Things to see and do 

New opening for 2019

Sutton House and Breaker's Yard

What's on 

Upcoming events

Guided Tour

Fri 24 May 2019
From Tudor countryside retreat to 1980s squat, Sutton House has a rich, exciting and varied history just waiting to be discovered.

Twilight Tour

Wed 29 May 2019
As night falls, explore the rich and exciting history of Sutton House with an expert guide.

Queering the Art Classroom Workshop

Wed 12 Jun 2019
Join us for Queering the Art Classroom's workshop. With the Queering the Art Classroom team, we will examine queer theory, queer art educational research and engage in a practical creative workshop to propose alternative models for a queer art...

Queering the Art Classroom Private View

Fri 14 Jun 2019
Join us for the opening night of Queering the Art Classroom, an exhibition of students work from two London schools. Queering the Art Classrooms second exhibtion with the National Trust's Sutton House explores gender and sexuality, and...

Queering the Art Classroom Reading Group

Wed 19 Jun 2019
Queering the Art Classroom is delighted to invite you to our first reading group on the 19th of June at Sutton House. Our first session will be led by Queering the Art Classrooms team, but thereafter texts will be suggested and decided as a...

John Keats - The Great Odes 200

Thu 27 Jun 2019
Graham Fawcett presents an evening on the poet John Keats.
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Our work

CampbellX and Kayza Rose

New film for Sutton House: ‘Inclusion’ a community collaboration 

New recruitment films for Sutton House: ‘Inclusion’ a community collaboration

Celebrating the opening of the Breaker's Yard at Sutton House

The Recycled Teenagers  

Find out about Sutton House's over 55's community group the Recycled Teenagers

Ann, our conservation cleaner, cleaning our Linenfold panels

Caring for Sutton House  

Find about how we care for Sutton House from our conservation team.

Sutton House Queered Launch February 2017

Archived Events and Exhibitions 

Find out about the events and exhibitions Sutton House has hosted throughout the years.

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Squatter artwork

Dive into the past 

Look beyond Tudor walls built by courtier to Henry VIII Ralph Sadleir, and find murals painted by 1980s squatters.

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Eating and shopping

Tearoom at Sutton House

A cup of tea and a second-hand book 

Our shop and tearoom sells carefully picked and well loved products that are a favourite with National Trust visitors around the country.

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Venue hire

Venue Hire

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Get involved

Volunteering and the community

Join the team 

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

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Children working in Breaker's Yard

What's on for Primary Schools at Sutton House? 

Sutton House's award-winning education programme is engaging and immersive, we have a range of cross-curricular workshops for nursery classes up to year 6.

Young people working in the Great Chamber

Secondary schools  

At Sutton House we have plenty on offer for secondary schools. Not only do we have a range of workshops and tours available, we also can provide inspiring spaces for classroom and performances.

A child playing in the sand pit at Sutton House & Breaker's Yard

Safeguarding Policy  

Sutton House recognises that we have a responsibility to provide a safe environment for children and vulnerable adults who visit Sutton House. This document outlines the ways in which we aim to achieve this.