Red House, Bexleyheath, London. Admission Charge.

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Accessibility

Limited Blue Badge parking on-site, must be booked in advance. Nearest parking is at Danson Park 1 mile (DA6 8HL), there is a charge at weekends and on Bank Holidays.

There are two steps to the house entrance (ramps are available). Stairs to upper floors. The gardens are partly accessible on uneven brick path.

Accessible toilet. Only guide dogs allowed.

Brief description

Red House, built in 1860, was the home of William Morris, founder of the Arts and Crafts movement. He lived there for five years with his wife Jane. https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/red-house/history-at-red-house

The rooms include original features and furniture designed by William Morris and architect Philip Webb, stained glass and paintings by Edward Burne-Jones and embroidery by Jane Morris and Bessie Burden. https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/red-house/features/visit-the-house

Activities include a indoor quiz for children, garden trails, garden games and family events. To see 'what's on' :  https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/red-house/whats-on

Address

Red House Lane, Bexleyheath, London, DA6 8JF

Email

red.house@nationaltrust.org.uk

Phone

020 8303 6359

Website

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/red-house

Directions

Bexleyheath is a town in the London Borough of Bexley in Greater London. Red House is in Red House Lane off Upton Road, just north of the main A2 which runs from Dover to Central London. OS TQ  480 751

Opening Times and Admission Charge [as at 2020] January 2021: However Red House is currently closed.

Please see their website for opening times:
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/place-pages/2503/pages/opening-times-calendar

Adult:    £9.50                                    
Child:     £4.75    
Family:  £23.78  
Group:  £8.50 (minimum group size 7)

National Trust Members: Free
Shop, cafe and second hand bookshop are free entry.

Always check with the venue directly for up-to-date information including opening times and admission charges as they may be subject to change

Transport

Nearest Station: Bexleyheath (Southeastern and Thameslink) - about a 15 minute walk.

Bus: 89, 422, 486, B11 and B16 London Central, B12 and B15 Arriva Kent Thameside, B14 Metrobus, 96 Selkent. All stop at the top of Upton Road.

Bicycle: https://www.sustrans.org.uk/national-cycle-network/

For more information on buses, trains, tube, cycle hire, airports and river traffic please contact Transport For London on 0343 222 1234 (Textphone 0800 112 3456). For further details on accessible services please see the website: https://tfl.gov.uk/  or access their travel app via smartphone.

For more travel information go to: www.traveline.info/

Amenities

National Trust shop with gifts inspired by William Morris. Cafe. Second hand bookshop. Accessible toilets. Gardens.

Travel Information

For further travel information please see: www.traveline.info

Or call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33
(Calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge)

NB London ULTRA-LOW EMISSION ZONE

This started on 8 April 2019 in the Central London Congestion Charge Zone, and will extend to the whole of the London area within the M25 Motorway from 25 October 2021.
For more details please see: https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/driving/check-your-vehicle-35896

Vehicles registered with a 'disabled' or 'disabled passenger vehicles' tax class will benefit from a grace period after the ULEZ starts until 26 October 2025 as long as their vehicle doesn't change tax class, and this also applies to a 'disabled' vehicle registered outside the UK.