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From thriving wetlands to sprawling estates, intimate spaces and modernist masterpieces. London has it all, if you know where to look.

Places to visit

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Top places to visit in London

The front side of the house at Ham House against the backdrop of a bright blue sky
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Ham House and Garden 

A unique 17th-century treasure trove

Richmond, Surrey

Fully open today
Bright yellow daffodils in the foreground with Osterley House in the back ground against a blue sky
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Osterley Park and House 

A Georgian country estate in west London

Isleworth, Middlesex

Partially open today
Two women sitting on a bench on the boardwalk at Morden Hall Park, holding reusable coffee cups, smiling and talking
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Morden Hall Park 

A green oasis in the city at the heart of the community.

Morden, London

Fully open today
Visitors explore the Writ in Water architectural artwork which features words from the Magna Carta carved in stone
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Runnymede and Ankerwycke 

The birthplace of the Magna Carta. History, art and nature on the banks of the River Thames.

near Old Windsor, Surrey

Partially open today
The entrance gate and Corinthian porch at Rainham Hall, London
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Rainham Hall 

An elegant Georgian House with a diverse history, peaceful garden and changing exhibitions to explore.

Havering, London

Partially open today
Visitors exploring inside Fenton House, London
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Fenton House and Garden 

Handsome 17th-century house with unusual collections and picturesque walled gardens

Hampstead, London

Fully open today
The Little Chamber at Sutton House with wooden panelled walls, light streaming in through the window and a fire lit in the fireplace
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Sutton House and Breaker's Yard 

A fascinating Tudor house at the heart of a vibrant community

Hackney, London

Fully open today
Candles and picture postcards on a mantlepiece with decorative fretwork at 575 Wandsworth Road, London
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575 Wandsworth Road 

An extraordinary home and work of art

London

Closed now
Exterior of modernist house designed by Erno Goldfinger as viewed from the street during daytime
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2 Willow Road 

Innovative and influential Modernist home from 1939

Hampstead, London

Closed now
A man with a child on his back standing next to a woman in well-kept gardens in front of a big house
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Red House 

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

Bexleyheath, London

Closed now

Family adventures in London

A woman taking a photo of two children posing with giant Easter eggs at Osterley Park and House, West London

Easter in London 

Bring the whole family together and treat your loved ones to a spring adventure. Each Easter trail ends with a chocolate egg, or vegan and free from egg, made here in the UK using cocoa that’s responsibly sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms. National Trust Easter egg trails cost £3 per child, plus normal National Trust admission/free entry for National Trust members.

A father and daughter on an Easter egg trail at Morden Hall Park

Family-friendly places to visit in London 

Discover the best places to explore around in and around London as a family, from historic houses like Rainham Hall to the great outdoors of Osterley Park.

Sustainable travel in London

Cycling through Morden Hall Park, London, in the winter.
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Sustainable travel in London 

There are a number of sustainable travel options for travelling to and from the places in our care in London, whether you're looking to travel by train, tube, bus, bike or foot.

Top walks in London

A group of people walk between hedges in the garden, with the house behind, at Ham House and Garden, London

Walking in London 

From acres of parkland at Osterley Park to the meadows, wetlands and woodlands of Ham House, discover where to go for the best walks in London.

The Jurors, by artist Hew Locke, at Runnymede and Ankerwycke, Surrey, composed of 12 intricately worked bronze chairs incorporating imagery representing key moments in the struggle for freedom, rule of law and equal rights, photographed beneath a stormy sky
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Egham to Runnymede countryside circular walk 

Surrey

Follow this Surrey countryside trail of a circular walk between Egham and Runnymede through ancient woodlands, wetlands and wildflower meadows.

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Walking
DistanceMiles: 3.7 (km: 5.92)
A girl playing at Morden Hall Park, with fluffy white blossom in the foreground of the shot
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Walking at Morden Hall Park 

Follow the main paths if you’ve got little ones with bikes or scooters as they’re nice and level and easy to manage. Venture further afield to the wetlands and you might spot some of our winter visitors, little egret and snipe, wading their way through the water.

Morden, London

Fully open today
Visitors cycling at Osterley Park, London
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Osterley Park and House multiuse trail 

With a hard surface all the way round, this multiuse trail at Osterley Park is perfect for walkers, cyclists and wheelchair users and takes in woods and open land.

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Walking, Cycling
DistanceMiles: 1.5 (km: 2.4)

Our work in London

Blossom tree with skyscraper in the background, London

Our work in London 

The National Trust in London aims to support a fairer London by addressing unequal access to nature, beauty and history where people live. We’re doing this by improving existing green space, protecting cherished local heritage sites and supporting people to participate with green space and heritage on their own terms. Find out more about our projects across London here.

Places to eat and shop in London

A family sat outside the Orangery Cafe at Ham House during summer

Places to eat in London 

Discover some favourite tea-rooms and cafés in London and plan where to stop for a tasty treat on your next adventure

Vegan 'creem' tea with jam and vegan clotted 'creem'
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Eating and shopping at Osterley Park 

Discover where to eat and drink at Osterley Park and House. Stop for refreshments in the historic Tudor courtyard and browse the shops for gifts and pre-loved books.

Someone holding a bowl of soup with bread on the side
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Eating and shopping at Ham House and Garden 

Set in historic buildings, the Orangery Café and shop offer warm and inviting spaces to relax and treat yourself on your visit to Ham House and Garden.

Catering assistant making drinks in the café at Morden Hall Park, London
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Eating and shopping at Morden Hall Park 

Enjoy freshly prepared tasty snacks and cakes at a choice of two cafés and pick up the perfect read at the second-hand bookshop, all supporting the National Trust’s work.

A member of staff carries a potted tree through the garden centre at Morden Hall Park, London, surrounded by plant benches of shrubs, plants and garden ornaments.
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The Garden Centre at Morden Hall Park 

Shop for plants, seeds, pots, gardening equipment, toys and games, gifts and homewares at the National Trust’s first garden centre, with all profits supporting our work.

What's on in London

Parents and two children leaning over the White Bridge at Morden Hall Park

What's on in London and what's coming up soon 

Plan your spring days out here in London, with events and activities to suit all ages.

Upcoming events

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Free Guided History Tours on selected Sunday 

Morden Hall Park, Morden, London

Join our knowledgeable tour guides for a leisurely stroll around Morden Hall Park, you’re sure to learn something new.

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3 Mar to 24 Mar 2024
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11:00 to 11:45
+ 7 other dates or times
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At Your Service: Winter Installation 

Osterley Park and House, Isleworth, Middlesex

Experience what servants' lives once were 'below stairs' and discover the mansion's basement floor with themed and interactive activities for all the family to enjoy.

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3 Mar to 31 Mar 2024
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11:00 to 15:30
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Park Explorers for under 5s term time on Mondays 

Morden Hall Park, Morden, London

Our Park Explorers group is for children aged 2-5 years old and their parents/carers. Together we learn about the natural world around us, with a different outdoor theme each week.

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4 Mar to 25 Mar 2024
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10:00 to 10:45
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Exhibition: The History and Wildlife of Morden Hall Park 

Morden Hall Park, Morden, London

In this new exhibition, written and curated by a young volunteer in the Children and Young People team George Elbogen, discover the story of Morden Hall Park and find out how people care for this special green space today.

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4 Mar to 13 Apr 2024
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10:00 to 16:00
+ 40 other dates or times
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Beneath the surface: A hidden portrait from Stuart Scotland 

Ham House and Garden, Richmond, Surrey

Celebrate the return of a fascinating portrait to Ham House following eight years away on loan and in conservation. Discover more about the techniques which led to an unexpected and intriguing discovery.

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4 Mar to 21 Jul 2024
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12:00 to 16:00
+ 139 other dates or times
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A Quiet Roar — Untold stories of the Women of Sutton House 

Sutton House and Breaker's Yard, Hackney, London

This International Women’s Day, join us for an evening lecture with resident research fellow Dr Romany Reagan where she’ll share her discoveries of how the women of Sutton House fit into the nation's history! Times: 6.30pm entry, Talk 7-8pm

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8 Mar 2024
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18:00 to 20:00
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ParkPlay 

Osterley Park and House, Isleworth, Middlesex

Want to get active? Join ParkPlay at Osterley every Saturday morning from 9.30am, for a play session of fun and games for all the family.

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9 Mar 2024 to 4 Jan 2025
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09:45 to 11:00
+ 43 other dates or times
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575 Ways to Create and Connect: Common Threads 

575 Wandsworth Road, London

Join us for monthly miniatures workshops using recycled materials and fabrics and inspired by the collection at 575 Wandsworth Road.

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13 Mar to 24 Apr 2024
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10:00 to 12:00
+ 1 other date or time
Visitors walking among daffodils at Dora's Field, Ambleside, Cumbria

Where will you visit next?

Discover lots of gardens, historic houses, days out at the coast and more.