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Little Holland House

Open Hours Open Hours
Little Holland House opens to the public:
The first Sunday of each month: 11am - 5pm
Free Admission, donations welcome.
No booking required.

Group tours outside of regular open hours are available by prior arrangement for £5 per person up to a maximum of 20.
Contact Us Contact Us
Address:
40 Beeches Avenue 
Carshalton
SM5 3LW
Telephone: 020 8770 4781
Email: jane.allen@sutton.gov.uk
To learn more about our exciting new programme, and how you can get involved, please continue to check this page.
This is a very interesting time to join the team at Little Holland House. We are looking for volunteers to support us as we continue to develop our plans for the house and garden. Please do have a look at the current roles here.
 
Little Holland House Little Holland House

Welcome to Little Holland House!

Little Holland House

Take a step back in time and visit the former home of artist, designer and craftsman Frank Dickinson (1874-1961). A unique interpretation of the English arts and crafts movement, the Grade II* interior was created entirely by Dickinson, inspired by the ideals of John Ruskin and William Morris and contains Dickinson's paintings, hand-made furniture, furnishings, metalwork and carving, in a unique fusion of Art Nouveau and the English Arts and Crafts style. With very limited finances Dickinson designed and built the house himself between 1902-04 - the ultimate in DIY!

Little Holland House provides wheelchair access to ground floor.

Due to the fragile nature of the interior we unable to welcome children’s buggies at the moment.


How to Get There:
By rail: Carshalton Beeches (3 min. walk) or 
Road: B278 (there is no off-street parking).

Tours & Events Tours & Events

Tours

Enjoy a special afternoon or evening visit to this unique house accompanied by a guide.  A chance to make yourself at home and spend time in the extraordinary decorative interior of the house. Discover some of the sources that inspired Frank Dickinson’s creativity. 

 

Thursday 22nd March tour 2-4pm then tea, coffee and cake.

 

Tickets are £6.50 including refreshments. Please pre-book on 020 8770 4297 as places are limited.

 

Events 

 

Sunday 25th March 11am-12.30pm, 1.30pm-3pm and 3.30pm-5pm
Sleeping Beauty (Ye Legend of ye Briar Rose)
See the beautiful plaster panel modelled on the Burne-Jones painting from the Briar Rose Series:the Garden Court created for Buscot Park in Oxfordshire.
Discover your inner Prince or Princess with our special event for all ages. Find out the origins of the tale of Sleeping Beauty, have a go on a hand loom, make paper roses or a sword, storytelling and follow the Rose Bud Trail. Please do come dressed up if you would like to (adults and children).
Tea, coffee, soft drinks and fairy cakes are included in the admission.
Tickets are £3.50 for adults, £2.50 for children. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Places are limited, please book on 020 8770 4297.

 
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