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Group visits to Ham House and Garden

A group of people walk between hedges in the garden, with the house behind, at Ham House and Garden, London
A garden tour at Ham House and Garden, London | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

Planning a group trip to Ham House and Garden? Make sure your group or coach party has the best possible day by arranging your visit with us in advance. Reduced entry rates are available for groups of more than 15 people all year round.

Make the most of your visit to Ham House

Between March and the end of October the whole site is open to visit. Please check our opening times for information on what there is to see if you are planning a visit during the winter months.

Group rates are available to groups of 15 people or more and National Trust members visit for free. The recommended length of a visit is three hours.

Access and facilities for groups

Coaches can drop-off and pick-up from a point near the entrance, with coach parking available in the local area.

There is level access throughout the grounds, but wheelchair access is limited within the house - please see our access statement for more information.

Make a group booking

If you’d like to organise a group visit to Ham House and Garden, please email with your contact details and preferred date(s).

Free familiarisation visits for group leaders

If you're planning a group visit you can request our free Travel Trade Pass and you and a friend or colleague will gain free entry to over 300 of our places throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland for 12 months. There’s nothing quite like seeing or experiencing somewhere for yourself to help you plan a successful visit. To receive your pass, call 0344 800 2329 or email us at

Who is eligible for free entry?

Registered tourist board guides (on production of a valid badge), coach drivers and tour leaders escorting groups of 15 or more. National Trust members also receive free entry, so it is at your discretion whether to refund the entrance fee to members if you have included it in your package – this is not refunded by the National Trust.

Members must bring their current membership cards with them to avoid paying the full group rate. If any of your group would like to join the National Trust please direct them to our Membership page or call 0344 800 1895.

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

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Find out when Ham House and Garden is open, how to get here, the things to see and do and more.

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Group visits frequently asked questions 

Visiting us with a group? Then our answers to your frequently asked questions might help with any question you may have.