Get the best from your visit to Ham House

Visitors to Ham House have a chance to experience a great house and garden. It's worth familiarising yourself with some of what's on offer if you want to make the most of your visit. 

Origins of the house

The origins of the house and garden

When was Ham House built?

The ghost of the Duchess of Lauderdale

An investigation into the haunting of Ham House

What would you expect to smell if the stories about the haunting are true?

What's in the garden?

Take a look at the different areas in the garden, and find what's growing in them.

What would you expect to find in different parts of the garden?

What else you can see near Ham House

Within easy reach of Ham House

Match the person with the place

Сombine elements from the left column with the elements on the right
Richmond town
George Vancouver
Richmond Park
The Rolling Stones
Eel Pie Island
Bertrand Russell
Henry I