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Ham House

Ham Street, Richmond-upon-Thames TW10 7RS, England
+44 20 8940 1950
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Great way to spend an hour or 2

We are members otherwise not sure it would be worth the full price. It is a small but interesting... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2016
London, United Kingdom
A veritable feast of enjoyment

From the moment I stepped out of the train at Richmond to my return to the station some hours... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2016
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Splendidly preserved 17th-century house and gardens.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Ham Street, Richmond-upon-Thames TW10 7RS, England
+44 20 8940 1950
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Reviewed August 29, 2016

We are members otherwise not sure it would be worth the full price. It is a small but interesting house. Max 45 mins really. The gardens are smaller other properties than we have visted, Saying that it is lovely!! We live in Twickenham and caught...More

1  Thank Londontraveler25
Reviewed August 26, 2016

From the moment I stepped out of the train at Richmond to my return to the station some hours later, it was wonderful. It was a short walk to the river, and the walk along the riverside to Ham House was a joy ( a...More

3  Thank Douglas N
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We decided to visit this lovely National Trust property again, it was relatively quite as it was a mid week day on our visit which made the it more enjoyable without hundreds of others in the house at the same time. We could spend more...More

1  Thank Laurence771
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Great location set back of the banks of the Thames. Very well-informed and enthusiastic National Trust volunteers. Free parking, lovely tea room. An excellent day out.

1  Thank 63boon
Reviewed August 23, 2016

A fabulous day out no matter the weather. The guides were very enthusiastic about everything to do with this beautiful old house, absolutely full of interesting art, furniture and much more.

Thank Ian J
Reviewed August 23, 2016

From kids playing hide and seek in the hedged garden, to drawing groups, this was a house with something for everyone. The house itself is interesting, not too many glass cabinets, but ask the team there some questions and you're on a different level. I...More

2  Thank 1BristolPete
Reviewed August 21, 2016

Ham House is a fairly small stately home near the banks of the Thames just outside of Richmond. There is free parking nearby. The house has a large collection of paintings and is interesting but was fairly dark inside (presumably to preserve the paintings). The...More

1  Thank Little Jenny
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Richmond can get really busy on a sunny weekend day. To find your private intimate garden just walk along the river toward Ham and stop by Ham House. Tickets are just 8£ or free if you have an Art Fund card. There are several organised...More

Thank ecusati
Reviewed August 20, 2016

Part of National Trust and has reciprocal rights with New Zealand Historical Places Trust. The gardens were well laid out with interesting plants, shrubs and flowers. Some of the trees were very old and heritage variety. There is a garden tour but only on specific...More

Thank RiverstoneLodg
Reviewed August 17, 2016

If your like me and love looking around historic buildings then Ham House is for you. Not only does it have most of the original furnishings from the 16th century but unlike most other historic houses it is really hands on. A trip to the...More

2  Thank John L
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July 1, 2017|
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Response from IainG81 | Reviewed this property |
There's plenty of car parking quite close about 5 minutes walk from the house. Very convenient.
March 25, 2016|
Response from Ham House G |
Yes there's free wifi in the Orangery cafe. Enjoy your visit!