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

News & Blogs

FILM: Hear from our Honorary Librarian and Conservation Intern as they share a behind-the-scenes of Horace Walpole’s Library and its preventive clean, which visitors can come and see throughout July. WATCH NOW

NEWS: In the first of a new series of In Focus displays, featuring objects and artworks that tell us the extraordinary story of Strawberry Hill House and its inhabitants, one of its most iconic objects is returning home – the 18th century Chinese porcelain vase in which Horace Walpole’s favourite cat drowned.

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FILM: With just one week left to visit the installation, you can learn more about Architectural Designer and Drag Performer Kleanthis Kyriakou’s sculpture ‘A Monument to Strawberry Hill’ in this latest in conversation with the brilliant Dan Nouveau: WATCH NOW

WHAT'S ON

HORACE WALPOLE’S CAT – A talk by writer and award-winning broadcaster, Sir Christopher Frayling.

4 August 2021 at 6.30pm

Twilight Tour

25 August 2021 at 7pm

Historic Garden Tours: Tuesday & Thursday at 11am and Wednesday at 2pm throughout the Summer.

31 August 2021

The HandleBards bicycle-powered, farcical production of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’.

12 September 2021 at 7pm. Doors open from 6pm.

Twilight Tour

15 September 2021 at 7pm

The Little Jewess – Frances Braham at Strawberry Hill.

29 September 2021 at 7.30pm

Get Involved

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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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We need your support to keep the house open for generations to come. Become a member or donate to our fundraising initiatives today.

House & Garden

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