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Lamb House

Rother

Type:Historic House / Palace

West Street, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7ES
Lamb House front

About

An early Georgian house and walled garden which was the home of the American writer Henry James, from 1898 to 1916 and later of author, E F Benson, famous for the Mapp and Lucia stories.

Several ground floor rooms are open to visitors and contain some of James' furniture, pictures and personal possessions, photographs and letters.

The walled garden is one of the largest gardens in the old town of Rye and was designed by a friend of Henry James called Alfred Parsons.

See more National Trust properties in South East England.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket£6.15 per ticket
Child ticket£3.10 per ticket
Family ticket£15.40 per ticket
Gift Aid£6.80 per ticket
Gift Aid£3.45 per ticket
Gift Aid£17.05 per ticket
Groups of 15+£5.50 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Events

Saturday, 1st December 2018 - Sunday, 16th December 2018

Christmas at Lamb HouseSee Lamb House like never before as we open the doors for the first three weekends in December to help kick start your festive countdown.
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Facilities

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      69
    • Very Good
      69
    • Average
      50
    • Poor
      13
    • Terrible
      1

    Recent Reviews:

    • MashaLou
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Hidden NT gem
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 31st October 2018
      Perfect for an NT member to loose a couple of hours. Friendly knowledgeable staff and lovely garden and facilities. Read full review
    • dvdgurr04
      Pevensey, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      An interesting history, and nice garden
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 3rd November 2018
      Interesting to learn about Henry James, as well as other inhabitants of the house. A lovely garden, with views of the church Read full review
    • Caff_12
      Maidstone, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      visited after watching Mapp and Lucia
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 18th November 2018
      Can see where they changed it for the film.Garden is lovely well worth a visit but keep an open mind Mapp and Lucia fans Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions


    Nearest major road is A259. Located in Rye town centre.

    Public Transport Directions


    Nearest station is Rye.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

    Opening Times

    Lamb House (27 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2019)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00

    * General Opening Text

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