National Trust: Fenton House


Fenton House is a beautiful 17th-century merchant's house, home to an extensive range of porcelain as well as early keyboards and other instruments.

Lady Katherine Binning bought the house in 1936 and filled it with her highly decorative collections of porcelain, Georgian furniture and 17th-century needlework. The sound of early keyboard instruments and the colours of early 20th-century drawings and paintings add to a captivating experience.

Visit, and you can enjoy panoramic views of London from the top-floor balcony, hear beautiful period music, performed on the early keyboard instruments; or, if the weather is good, you can relax in the garden or enjoy a game of croquet.

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Prices and Opening Times
Adult Ticket: £7.20 to £8.00 (USD8.82) per ticket
Child Ticket: £3.60 to £4.00 (USD4.41) per ticket
Family Ticket: £18.00 to £20.00 (USD22.06) per ticket

Joint ticket is available for Fenton House and 2 Willow Road: £12

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Opening Times:

2 March - 30 October 2016

Wednesday - Sunday: 11:00 - 17:00

Monday - Tuesday: Closed

Open Bank Holiday Mondays, Good Friday and selected dates in December for Christmas.

Please check website for latest opening times.

Venue Details & Map

National Trust: Fenton House

Windmill Hill
+44 (0)20 7435 3471
Yelp Reviews

4.5 out of 5 based on 5 reviews

Top 5 reviews of National Trust: Fenton House

5.0 out of 5 11 October 2016
by Jonathan V.

Stunning house

Lovely National Trust house with a stunning garden. In summer you can relax on the extensive lawns or explore the working orchard. Definitely a must if you are in the area or keen on a nice break!more

4.0 out of 5 11 December 2008
by Angela B.

You don't have to go to the country to visit a country house you know, you can just get on the Northern line to Hampstead! This National Trust gem has many examples of early keyboard instruments most of which are still in good working order, as well as needlework and paintings which date back to the 17th century when the house itself was built.

As wonderful as the house is on its own though,...more

5.0 out of 5 8 August 2008
by jajaja

Fantastic. I love fenton House. It's a dream house. It belongs to the National Trust so you can never live there (sigh) but it's a beautiful place to visit. It has a fine collection of harpsichords and all kinds of beautiful things in the rooms - porcelain etc. I like the stump work best - that's a type of embroidery with raised fabrics, a bit hard to describe but just fascinating. It's not as...more

5.0 out of 5 11 December 2007
by alecciss

This is considered to be one of the most enchanting country houses in London. A charming 17th century merchant's house set in winding streets of Hampstead Village. It a delightful walled garden with a 300 year old apple orchard, a unique collection of early keyboard instruments,and outstanding collection of porcelain,rare examples of stump work-17th century needlework pictures.

The Art...more

3.0 out of 5 22 January 2007
by vancounuck

Une maison à l'ancienne et originale

C'est une maison montrant comment vivaient les marchands il y a 3 siècles ainsi que des instruments anciens et un jardin à la française, rare à Londres et ses parcs et jardins à l'anglaise. Par contre très très cher.more

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