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Booking your visit to Sutton House and Breaker's Yard

Woman and child drawing at Sutton House and Breaker's yard
Visitors at Sutton House and Breaker's Yard | © National Trust Images/Rob Stothard

Sutton House and Breaker's Yard has over 500 years of history to discover. You can explore the house at your own pace or book a place on a tour.

When can I visit?

Visiting Sutton House

The house is open on Fridays and Sundays from 11am to 4pm.

  • Self-led visits throughout opening hours. No booking necessary, buy a ticket at our welcome desk.
  • Guided Tours are held at 11am, 1pm and 2:30pm on Friday and 12pm, 1:30pm and 3pm on Sunday. Booking is highly recommended. A small number of on the door tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.

Visiting the Breaker's Yard

The Breaker's Yard is open:

  • 11am - 4.00pm on Fridays and Sundays.

There is no entry fee for visiting the Breaker's Yard.

The kitchen at Sutton House showing red brick walls and flagstone floor, with large open fireplace and a table holding eggs, bread, fruit and large pots.
The kitchen at Sutton House | © National Trust Images/Dennis Gilbert

How to book your guided tour of Sutton House

We recommend booking a place on a guided tour in advance. Members can book free of charge, while non-members will need to pay when booking. National Trust members will need to show their membership card on arrival. If you have a voucher to that offers free or discounted entry, please check it applies to Sutton House - some offers only apply to limited properties.

  • Tickets are released every Thursday for the next two weeks.
  • Please book one ticket per person, except for children aged five or under who don’t need a ticket.
  • Tickets are for your use only and not for resale.
  • We'll send your booking confirmation by email. Please make sure you fill in the correct email address to ensure you receive your confirmation email.

We keep four on the door tickets for each tour. These are sold on a first come, first served basis and cannot be booked in advance nor guaranteed. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the tour to see if on the door tickets are available.

Access for everyone

If you need to bring a carer or essential companion to accompany you as a disabled visitor, you can book a carers ticket at the time of booking, free of charge.

How to explore Sutton House at your own pace

To explore the house at your own pace, you do not need to book in advance. Please check our opening hours carefully. We recommend arriving at least one hour before the house closes in order to explore it fully.

Book your tour

Check availability and book

If you would prefer to book over the phone, please call us.

Changing your booking

If you set up an account when you made your booking, you will be able to amend the date/time of your booking online up to 24 hours before the date of your visit, or by calling 0344 249 1895

If you are a member and can no longer attend, please let us know by giving us a call on 0344 249 1895

Arriving at Sutton House

Please arrive on time

The time on your ticket is the time you need to arrive at Sutton house. Please arrive during this 15-minute arrival window so the tour can start promptly at the end of it.

What to wear

We also ask that you wear flat shoes due to the delicate nature of some of the flooring at Sutton House. If you are carrying an umbrella or other wet items, please leave them to dry behind the welcome desk - water can be damaging to our flooring.


We do not have a cafe at Sutton House, but there are many local options nearby, inlcluding on Urswick Road and Mare Street.

A child laughs while sitting at a table doing a craft activity at Sutton House, London, while her mother watches, smiling

Book your visit

Please note you need to book tickets to Sutton House and Breaker's Yard. You can book for today up until 8am. Every Thursday time slots will be available for the next 14 days.

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