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Information and photography is © The Emery Walker Trust and cannot be reproduced without permission.

Registered in England and Wales

Company No. 09098614

Charity no: 1158505

Visit Emery Walker's House

Tours

The Trust's expert volunteers run one hour guided tours at 11am, 1pm and 3pm on Thursdays and Saturdays from the beginning of March until the end of November.

 

Tours are limited to eight visitors due to the size and fragile nature of the house and its many contents. Tours last one hour and must be pre-booked through Eventbrite (see How to Book below).

 

How to Book

All tours must be booked through a system called Eventbrite. We regret we cannot take bookings over the phone. Please use the calendar on the right to book onto one of our house tours, using the arrow in the top right hand corner of the calendar to move on to the next month. Then simply click on the date you want to visit, then on the time - there are three options - 11am, 1pm and 3pm displayed below the date. 

 

You will then be taken through to the booking system which will give you further instructions.

You do not need to sign up to Eventbrite to make a booking with us if you choose not to, simply follow the procedure as a "guest".

If you would like to visit on a day other than a Thursday or Saturday, you may like to consider a private group tour, which we can offer on other days of the week up until the end of November, with a minimum of one month's notice – these are priced at £100 for up to eight people, and are by direct arrangement with us. Please mail your requirements and a few date options to admin@emerywalker.org.uk  

Arts & Crafts Textiles Tours

In addition to our usual guided tours we have teamed up with the nearby William Morris Society to deliver a series of specialist tours that focus on the Arts & Crafts textiles in both collections. 2020 dates to be listed soon.

 

Accessibility
  • Emery Walker's House is a Grade II* listed, tall, terraced house with narrow stairs between the three floors open to the public, as well as steps to the rear garden (46 steps in total). We regret that wheelchair or step free access is not possible.

  • Lighting levels are low throughout the building.
     

  • Due to the constraints of space, the high density of furniture and precious objects, and to help conserve the fragile collections, the house is unsuitable for young children.

  • For those unable to access the house we offer a virtual tour - just click on the heading marked VIRTUAL TOUR below the logo on the top of this page.

 

Photography

Unfortunately, for conservation reasons, photography is not allowed inside the house. A selection of postcards, greeting cards, books and gifts can be purchased after the tour.

Getting Here

Tube or Train

The nearest tube is Stamford Brook on the District Line. Turn right out of the station onto Goldhawk Road, then left into King Street. Cross King Street to St Peter's Square. Walk straight  down St Peter's Square to the south side of the square, then turn left at the corner of the square so that you are heading towards St Peter's Church and Black Lion Lane. Go through the underpass on your right, to cross the A4 and you will be on Black Lion Lane. Turn right into Hammersmith Terrace. Emery Walker House is number 7, on the left hand side.

 

Otherwise, you might want to enjoy a longer walk (approximately 20 minutes)  by the river and take the Metropolitan, Piccadilly, Circle or District lines to Hammersmith Broadway and walk from there.

Buses

The nearest buses are the numbers 27, 190, 267, 391, H91 which run up and down King Street, Hammersmith’s high street. Get off at Goldhawk Road.

Cycling

Cycling is recommended as an alternative mode of transport. The nearest docking station for Santander is at Ravenscourt Park.

Driving

Visitors are encouraged to use public transport where possible. There are metred parking spaces on Hammersmith Terrace,  Chiswick Mall and St Peter’s Square .

Taxis

There are two cab firms on King Street - Kings Cars +44 20 8563 9100 and Abbey Cars +44 20 8748 7474.

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