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Kelmscott Manor

Kelmscott Manor was the inspirational country home of William Morris; poet, designer, craftsman, socialist and founding father of the Arts and Crafts movement.

An enchanting place within walking distance of the Thames Path, during open seasons Kelmscott Manor offers a lot to visitors both young and old.

Described as 'a heaven on earth', Morris loved the house as a work of true craftsmanship, totally unspoilt and unaltered, and in harmony with the village and the surrounding countryside.

  • Opening Dates: 1st April – 29th October
  • Opening Times: Thursday, Friday and Saturday – 10.30am to 5.00pm. Last entry to Manor house 4pm. Sunday – closed

General public – pre-booking on line is advisable – bookings are now being taken.

Admission costs:

Annual Pass

  • Adult: £14.50
  • Students and Children 5-16yrs : £8.75   
  • Family (2 adults & 2 Children): £34.50

Free entry is available for essential companions with concessionary entry for those visitors who are unable to access the 1st floor of the manor.

Their general admission tickets are also Annual Passes, which give you unlimited entry to Kelmscott Manor for a year from the entry date.


Toilets, Licensed Tearoom, Gift Shop.


The Manor house has step free access to the ground floor rooms only, all other buildings have step free access. Accessible toilet available.


A new designated parking area has been instigated keeping vehicles away from the Manor House Estate and ensuring the protection of the historic buildings and natural environment of the village of Kelmscott.

For any further information on Kelmscott Manor, visit the website, call 01367 252486 or email [email protected].



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