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Summer of Play at Ham House and Garden

Enjoy playful family days out at Ham House and Garden this summer

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Are you ready to compete in the Ham Games? Get into this summer’s sporting spirit with fun play stations dotted around the spectacular gardens at Ham House.

Take on friends and family or try and beat your own personal best in our four sport activity zones. Including throwing, ball sports, racing and gymnastics, each zone has a range of different games to test your skills!

Pack a picnic to enjoy, or pop into the Orangery Café for lunch, snacks, hot and cold drinks - or an ice cream!

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This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

Children welcome

What to bring and wear

Wear clothes and shoes suitable for active fun, and bring sunscreen and water.

Accessibility

There is an accessible route to the garden from Visitor Reception.

Contact info

Ham House and Garden

Upcoming events

Event

Beneath the surface: A hidden portrait from Stuart Scotland 

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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on
24 May to 21 Jul 2024
at
12:00 to 16:00
+ 58 other dates or times
Event

Cabinets Unlocked 

Explore the beautiful craftsmanship and exquisite interiors of Ham House's collection of decorative cabinets in the Cabinets Unlocked event, 11-24 May 2024.

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on
24 May 2024
at
12:00 to 16:00
Event

Outdoor theatre: Hamlet 

In their 20th year, The Lord Chamberlain's Men return to Ham House and Garden with Hamlet this June!

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on
23 Jun 2024
at
19:00 to 21:30
Event

Dear Future: I Leave This Place For You – Ham House and Garden 

Learn more about how a gift in your will could help us carry out crucial conservation work at Ham House and Garden.

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on
19 Sep 2024
at
11:00 to 14:30