Open House London at Valentines Mansion

Visitors to Valentines Mansion for London Open House are in for a treat this Sunday. Valentines Mansion is proud to be taking part in this years annual celebration of the capitals most wonderful buildings, and has a number of events throughout the day to ensure a great day out at the Mansion.

Doors open to the public at 11am, and for those keen to learn about the fascinating history of the Grade II* listed Mansion, our free guided tours are the perfect choice. Led by our costumed guide, this introductory tour will give you a great insight into the previous owners of Valentines, built in 1696. Tours will take place at 11.30am, 12.30pm and 1.30pm. Spaces will be limited and allocated on a first come first served basis.


Families are also in for a real treat!  Visit the Morning Room and take part in our special free activity, “Georgian Beauty Regimes” and learn about the bizarre and often deadly world of the Georgian beauty regime, design your own outrageous wig and learn how to talk with a handmade fan!

Between 1pm and 3pm, local historian and author Georgina Green will be available to meet and you can learn all about her new book, Sir Charles Raymond of Valentines and the East India Company.  PLUS!  you’ll also have the chance to buy her book at the special price of £12.50 (normal price £15).

For more information on the history of Valentines Mansion, visit

Open House London at Valentines Mansion, Sunday 20 September 2015, 11am-3pm ) last entry 2.30pm).


About valentinesmansion

Discover a beautiful country house and gardens in the heart of Ilford. Visit the recreated Victorian kitchen and Georgian rooms, with gorgeous views over surrounding parkland. Enjoy contemporary art exhibitions and installations. Explore the stunning historic gardens. Bring the whole family for hands-on games, activities and discovery trails. FREE ENTRY Hire the Mansion...Valentines Mansion is a truly unique venue in a beautiful setting. With its elegant period rooms, grand staircase and enchanting walled gardens, this Grade II* listed building, is perfect for a whole host of functions, from weddings and celebrations to corporate events. The Mansion and its rooms can be hired either individually or exclusively and we work with a fine selection of caterers to ensure a first-class experience for you and your guests. Call us on 020 8708 8100 to find out more.
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One Response to Open House London at Valentines Mansion

  1. I happened to be there last weekend. A truly spectacular building!


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