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Ham House

Ham Street
Ham
Richmond-upon-Thames
Surrey
TW10 7RS

Ham House is unique in Europe as the most complete survival of 17th century power and fashion. Built in 1610, it was enlarged during the 1670s when it was at the heart of Restoration court life and intrigue. The garden is one of the few formal gardens to have survived the English Landscape Movement in the 18th-century. An important and influential restoration programme was begun in 1973 and an exhibition about this with a video of the history of the house is on show in the 18th-century dairy. This property belongs to the National Trust.

General Information:

  • Guided tours of the House by arrangement

  • Guided garden tours

  • Disabled visitors: designated parking, adapted WC, wheelchairs and mobility vehicle

  • Braille guide, large print guide

  • Sympathetic hearing scheme

  • Shop

  • Café

  • Baby changing facilities

  • Suitable for school groups

  • Free parking 400 yds (not National Trust)

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  • Directions

    On South bank of Thames, West of A307, between Richmond and Kingston. Readily accessible from M3, M4 and M25.
    Station: Richmond (mainline and underground) 1.5 ml by footpath, 2ml by road.

    Ham House Postcode for SatNav: TW10 7RS

    Contact

     
    Tel:
    +44 (0)2089 401 950
    Fax:
    +44 (0)2084 398 241
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