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Strawberry Hill House

Closed Now: 11:00 - 18:00
Open today: 11:00 - 18:00
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Eccentric and Fascination

We were lucky enough to visit during a special exhibition of artwork that had originally decorated... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Denver, Colorado
A Wonderful Place to visit but go soon!

I went here over Christmas having long wanted to see this wonderful example of Gothic architecture... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Visiting Strawberry Hill is a truly theatrical experience. On approach to the building it is immediately apparent from the whitewashed walls and crenelations that this is no ordinary stately home. Once inside the visitor will find the rooms...more
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268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham TW1 4ST, England
+44 20 8744 1241
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were lucky enough to visit during a special exhibition of artwork that had originally decorated this quirky gothic house. The experts stationed in every room provided meaningful insights and answered questions. The little cafe offers sandwiches, soup and lots of dessert selections. Not far...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Titlecharacter
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here over Christmas having long wanted to see this wonderful example of Gothic architecture. I am happy to say it did not disappoint in any aspect. Now is most definitely the time to go as they currently have a wonderful selection of artifacts...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank KentRatGirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I last visited about thirty years ago when the house was in a very poor state of repair. What a transformation! I'm sure the eccentric and fascinating Horace Walpole would have been delighted to see the house in such wonderful condition, pretty much as he...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Christine H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Built from 1749 by Horace Walpole in an exuberant Gothic revival style that is celebrated in its own name 'Strawberry Hill Gothic', this is a house that everyone must visit at least once. It is architecturally unique and fascinating, even better at the moment with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the house to see the Lost Treasures exhibition, which definitely enhanced the visit with plenty of art and artefacts complementing the architecture of this unique property. The volunteer guides in each room were exceptional - friendly and knowledgeable and happy to explain things...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at The Alexader Pope hotel,just a few minutes walking distance from this amazing piece of architecture.Children were very happy to visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Richard N
Reviewed 13 December 2018

A must Visit, Guides Very knowledgeable . Gift Shop and Café on site and Good Value, Allow @ least 3 Hours to see Every thing,

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Culture816970
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Went for a picnic in the grounds and a look around. You can buy lunch there or bring your own. Beautifully restored building with exquisite decoration. Visited at Halloween with the kids for a spooky tour which was a lot of fun too.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

We had a marvellous guided tour of the house. The exhibition of “Lost Treasures” has been beautifully curated and the guides are knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Lots to see and then there’s a splendid cafe with good lunches and teas. We found all the staff to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Treasures of Walpole exhibition enhances this architectural gem. World class renovations of entrancing house and gardens giving its' name to uniquely British style. Make time to enjoy cafe offering light, delicious lunches and perfect teas. A treat on all accounts.

Date of experience: December 2018
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I did see dogs but only outside in the garden area
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Response from HibiscusCoast | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rose, Sorry for the delay in getting back but I have only just read your question. Open House London is held on a Saturday and Sunday in September. It was held on 17-18 September 2016 but I am not sure if the date for... More