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Red House, Red House Lane

Red House, Red House Lane, Bexleyheath DA6 8JF View on map

Commissioned by William Morris, designed and built in 1859 by his friend and colleague, architect Philip Webb. Strongly influenced by Gothic medieval architecture and constructed with an emphasis on natural materials. Interior almost unaltered with numerous original features, including some items of fixed cupboards, settle and other furnishings designed by Morris and Webb, as well as wall paintings and stained glass by Edward Burne-Jones. An unknown collaborative wall painting was discovered behind a wardrobe during conservation work.


Opening Arrangements

March - October: Wednesday - Sunday, 11am - 5pm. November - 17 December: Friday - Sunday 11am - 5pm.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £8.00
  • Child: £4.00
  • Other Charges: £20.00 (family)


Take Danson Interchange exit off A2 and follow A221 Bexleyheath. Visitors will be advised how to reach the property when booking. Rail: Bexleyheath (0.75m).

Parking Spaces


Two spaces for pre-booked parking for the disabled. Additional parking at Danson Park (1 mile). Parking charge at weekends and Bank Holidays.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes