Plan Your Day to Emery Walker’s House
Make the most of your visit to Emery Walker’s House by walking around the local area which has a wealth of history and some great cafes and pubs.
Emery Walker's House has a small shop selling a selection of postcards, greeting cards and gifts. We do not have credit card or catering facilities. However, there are plenty of riverside pubs nearby, including The Black Lion at one end of Hammersmith Terrace and an excellent Italian cafe/deli at the other.
Arts & Crafts Hammersmith Riverside Walk
Looking for an outdoor family activity? Try the Arts & Crafts Hammersmith Riverside Walk, which can be downloaded here.
The walk goes along the beautiful Hammersmith Riverside, highlighting some of the Arts & Crafts history and stories of the area. This work was created by Arts & Crafts Hammersmith, a collaboration between the Emery Walker Trust and the William Morris Society funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Things to do nearby
The museum which is in the Coach House and basement of Kelmscott House is open to the public on Thursday and Saturday afternoons. Why not visit it before or after your tour at Emery Walker's House? You'll see original designs of some of the textiles and wallpapers adorning Walker's House and be able to discover more about Morris. Admission is free.
Home of the painter, engraver and satirist. It has a horticultural link to Emery Walker’s House, as the vine in our conservatory was taken from a cutting in Hogarth’s garden.
Just a short walk upstream is this heritage site where the artist William Hogarth was buried in 1764. The artist Philip James de Loutherbourg, who also lived at 7 Hammersmith Terrace, has a mausoleum by Sir John Soane there. And the remains of the artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler reside in a classical tomb. Take a look at the cemetary wall as you enter on the left of the church - Rossetti is believed to have included it in his painting "Found".