Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill exhibition
20 October 2018 until 24 February 2019.
Open 7 Days a week
From the 20 October 2018 the entire house will transform to host some of the most important masterpieces in Horace Walpole’s famous and unique collection, for a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition. Horace Walpole’s collection was one of the most important of the 18th century. It was dispersed in a great sale in 1842. For the first time in over 170 years, Strawberry Hill can be seen as Walpole conceived it, with the collection in the interiors as he designed it, shown in their original positions.
The house will resume to normal opening hours in April, please keep an eye out on our website and social media for updates.
Monday – Friday: 12 – 6pm
Saturday and Sunday: 11am – 6pm
Final entry one hour before closing. Advance booking is recommended, £2 surcharge for tickets booked at point of entry.
Public Guided Tours
Public guided tours available 10am Saturday & Sunday.
Fridays: 6pm – 9pm. Offering public guided tours every half an hour from 6pm – 8.30pm.
Private Guided Tours
Private guided tours available 10am, 10.30am and 6pm, Monday to Friday. For groups of 15+ people, for more information please contact: email@example.com
For more details please contact the team on:
+44 (0)20 8744 1241
Strawberry Hill House & Garden is situated in the village of Strawberry Hill – located just outside Twickenham and 12 miles west of Central London. Our address is:
Strawberry Hill House
268 Waldegrave Road
Click here for information on transport links and parking facilities.
A guided tour is one of the most engaging ways to appreciate Horace Walpole’s Gothic masterpiece.
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To book a guided tour for a group of 15+ people contact the office on +44 (0)20 8744 1241 (extension number 202) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Garden Cafe occupies the ambient Great Cloister of Strawberry Hill House and enjoys glorious views across Horace Walpole’s 18th Century naturalistic garden.
Strawberry Hill House’s gift shop is open to the public during general opening hours. We offer a selection of books and souvenirs relevant to the House alongside a variety of gifts.
Loseley Park ice cream is also available for purchase.
Strawberry Hill has a purpose built lift with gives access to the majority of first floor rooms. The Library and second floor rooms are not accessible to wheelchair users or those unable to climb stairs. Due to narrow doorways and corridors some motorised wheelchairs cannot access all of the rooms. The woodland walk is not accessible to wheelchair users. Fully accessible toilets are available in both the Visitor Reception Area and main house.
A hearing loop system is also available in the main house. Specialised tours for the visually impaired are offer to groups with a minimum group size of 10 persons.
Read our full access statement here.
We welcome non-commercial photography inside and outside the House, but ask that our visitors do not use tripods or flash photography. However, during exhibitions we have a no photography policy.
Unfortunately dogs are not permitted to enter the House and Gardens. Assistance dogs are welcome.
Pushchairs can be left in the buggy park next to the Visitor Centre, which is located next to the car park. If you are attending an education event in the house, pushchairs can be left in the foyer next to the Education Room.
For visitors wishing to take very young children into the House, we ask that they transfer their child into the indoor pushchair provided on arrival. These are suitable for children able to sit.
Unfortunately barbecues, ball games, bikes and scooters are not permitted in the Garden, as it is a historic landscape.
Supper Talk – The Life and Work of Hogarth
17 January 2019 at 7.00pm
Talk – Emma Rutherford: ‘That small most precious head’; The Portrait Miniature Collection of Horace Walpole
24 January 2019 at 6:00pm
Meet Housekeeper Margaret and Horace for a theatrical Gothic encounter and tour. Friday Late Special: Free Flow.
25 January 2019 at Start time 6.00pm - 9pm
Pop up masterclasses on Walpole’s key objects and tour. Friday Late Special: Free Flow.
8 February 2019 at Start time 6.00pm - 9pm
Garden Tales of Strawberry Hill House with Alan Titchmarsh
14 February 2019 at 10:30am
Text, Artefact, Identity:
15 February 2019 at 9.30