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Lamb House

West Street, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7ES

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Henry James's desk, Lamb House, East Sussex ©National Trust Images James Dobson

About

As part of a three-year project, Lamb House will be redesigned to give our visitors more access to the house, the stories it contains and the writing it has inspired. This includes restoring historic panelling in the oak parlour and the King’s Room, re-displaying the collections, restoring the garden and revisiting how the stories of Henry James and EF Benson are told. Lamb House has been an inspirational environment for many authors, resulting in it also becoming a fictionalised setting for some of their most well-known books. King George I stayed there in 1726.  Explore the historical significance of this Sussex treasure.

Introductory talks for groups in the garden - please arrange before your visit.

(last entry half hour before closing)

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket£7.50 per ticket
Child ticket£3.75 per ticket
Family ticket£18.75 per ticket
Adult with Gift Aid£8.25 per ticket
Child with Gift Aid£4.15 per ticket
Family Gift Aid£20.65 per ticket
Groups of 15+£7.10 per ticket

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

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2020
  • Excellent
    90
  • Very Good
    81
  • Average
    53
  • Poor
    15
  • Terrible
    2

Recent Reviews:

  • PebbleL
    Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Small number of rooms to see, nice garden
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th March 2020
    To get the most out of a visit here I would recommend engaging with the staff, who are all very knowledgeable about the famous writers who have lived here. Otherwise, there are only a couple of rooms... Read full review
  • David M
    Canterbury, United Kingdom
    Excellent NT volunteers and marvellous 18th Century House
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 16th March 2020
    Its been about 10 years since we last visited Lamb House in Rye and in those days most of the house, which had tenants, was not open for the public. Now it is all open and the garden is magnificent... Read full review
  • JuneBug1939
    Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
    Love this place
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 5th May 2020
    Lamb House in Rye is one of my very favourite places on earth. The atmosphere is so wonderful, redolent of literary giants with their famous guests. Henry James lived here as did E F Benson a few... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Rye.

Facilities

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Opening Times

Lamb House opening times (1 Mar 2020 - 1 Nov 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Tuesday11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - ThursdayClosed
Friday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00

* Last entry half an hour before closing.

Awards

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

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