HOUSE & GARDEN UPDATE

Welcome to Strawberry Hill House & Garden, we are now open, Sunday – Thursday. 

Following government advice about Covid-19, although legal restrictions are being removed, Strawberry Hill House & Garden are committed to prioritising the safety of our visitors, volunteers and staff. Therefore, we continue to ask visitors to please book ahead, with revised time slots to help us stagger numbers entering the House and ensure that social distancing can be maintained. We will also ask that face coverings are worn, unless exempt.

We hope these measures will offer everyone a safe and welcoming environment, to enjoy Horace Walpole’s splendid ‘little gothic castle’.

Opening Times

Sunday – Thursday
Garden & Cafe: 10am – 4pm
House & Shop: 11am – 4pm

The House & Garden will be closed on December 5 due to a private hire event.

WHAT'S ON

Gothic Twilight Tour

8 December 2021 at 6.30pm, 7pm

Christmas Concert – ‘A Baroque Christmas’ – Sold Out

12 December 2021 at 7pm. Doors open from 6.15pm for mulled wine & mince pies.

News & Blogs

NEWS: In the second of our In Focus series of objects, we celebrate works created by Horace Walpole’s beloved goddaughter, sculptress Anne Seymour Damer, who inherited the House upon his death in 1797. The display runs from the 17 October 2021 – 3 January 2022, access is included in the general admission.

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BLOG: Horace Walpole’s Grinling Gibbons Cravat takes centre stage at new exhibition. The remarkable life and legacy of Grinling Gibbons (1648-1721) will be celebrated at Compton Verney, as part of a year-long series of events to commemorate the tercentenary of the most renowned British woodcarver of the 17th century, often called the ‘Michelangelo of Wood.’

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NEWS: Online Exhibition (Free to explore): The Unexpected Jewish Past of Strawberry Hill House, Curated by Silvia Davoli. For most visitors, the House is synonymous with Horace Walpole and this online exhibition, through a selection of images and objects, highlights the lives of two of its historic owners: Frances, Countess Waldegrave and the Stern Family.

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Strawberry Hill House offers a range of opportunities to get involved in activities taking place in all areas of the House and Garden.

Venue Hire

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Within easy reach of central London, Strawberry Hill House is a stunning space for hosting a variety of events.

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Strawberry Hill House is internationally famous as Britain’s finest example of Georgian Gothic Revival architecture.