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.
2 March-October 30: Wednesday-Sunday 11am-5pm 4 November-December 18: Friday-Sunday 11am-4:30pm Guided Tours only 11am-1pm Self guided - 1:30am onwards Last entry 45 mins before closing.
- Open on Heritage Open Day
- 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).
Two spaces for pre-booked parking for the disabled. Additional parking at Danson Park (1 mile). Parking charge at weekends and Bank Holidays.
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: Yes
- Assistance dogs: Yes