Strawberry Hill House is an eccentric Georgian Gothic Revival villa which was the home of 18th century poet and author, Horace Walpole, son of England's first prime minister. It has a unique collection of Renaissance glass in a dramatic crimson and gold hall. The Holbein Chamber houses a collection of Holbein paintings on the purple walls, topped by a papier-mache ceiling. The Great North Bedchamber once had a fine bed with ostrich feathers, but has been ravaged by time.
Strawberry Hill, TW1 4SX
Nearest Transit: Richmond (Lines: District)
0871 560 9489
Strawberry Hill House and Nearby Attractions on Map
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