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Ham House

Ham House

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Film/TV Location

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Address

Ham Street,
Ham,
Richmond,
TW10 7RS

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 22 Jul - Fri 30 Sep 50 things to do before you're 11¾: Den building
Fri 22 Apr - Sun 9 Oct Garden History Tours
Mon 26 - Fri 30 Sep Guided visit of the Queen's apartment
Fri 9 Sep - Sun 9 Oct Ham House in miniature
Wed 28 Sep Kitchen Garden tour
Sat 1 - Sun 9 Oct Cabinet Secrets

Details

Originally built in 1610, Ham House is the creation of an enterprising courtier, William Murray, and his tenacious daughter Elizabeth. It is a classic example of a Stuart mansion and one which is often featured in films for TV and cinema.

Filmed here:

A LITTLE CHAOS
Filmed in 2013 for release in 2014 and directed by Alan Rickman and starring Kate Winslet, the story unfolds around two talented landscape artists building a garden for King Louis XIV’s palace at Versailles. Both the House and gardens feature in the film.

ANNA KARENINA
Filmed in 2012 and featuring Ham House. Keira Knightley and Jude Law star in this film about late 19th century Russian high society.

NEVER LET ME GO
Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan and Andrew Garfield star in this feature film with Ham House doubling as Hailsham boarding school where the characters first meet and discover their fate.

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
A BBC drama of Jane Austen’s novel ‘Sense and Sensibility’ starring David Morrissey, Dominic Cooper, Dan Stevens, Mark Williams, Janet McTeer and Mark Gatiss. Scenes shot include when Marianne is saved by Colonel Brandon.

JOHN CARTER
Taylor Kitsch stars as John Carter in this science fiction fantasy film directed by Andrew Stanton and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. Ham House was used as Carter’s residence on earth.

YOUNG VICTORIA
Starring Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend and Paul Bettany, Young Victoria was filmed at Ham House in 2008. The film shows the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria’s rule and the beginnings of her romance with Prince Albert.

Film name: A Little Chaos, Anna Karenina, Never Let me Go, Sense & Sensibility, John Carter, Young Victoria

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Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 170729  Lat: 51.44368 Long: -0.31647

Underground (District Line) and train station (South West Trains and London Metro): Richmond Station.
Bus: 371, 65, K5
By foot: Thames Path passes main entrance.
For further information visit www.tfl.gov.uk

Parking: free

Facilities

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