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Southside House

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Sunday Afternoon visit

Finally got round to visiting Southside House and it was worth the wait. An eccentric family home... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Peter S
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A truly individual house

We were guided by an extremely knowledgeable and welcoming tour guide who also happened to live in... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
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Southside House 3-4 Woodhayes Road, London SW19 4RJ, England
+44 20 8946 7643
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Finally got round to visiting Southside House and it was worth the wait. An eccentric family home that the English do so well. Our guide was friendly and well informed. Our party totalled 5 in total (ie. just 3 others), so it felt like a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We were guided by an extremely knowledgeable and welcoming tour guide who also happened to live in the house and knew the family. It is a home full of stunning paintings and artefacts with the mercurial influence and taste of Malcolm Munthe written all over...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Salty-seadogs
Reviewed 4 October 2017

It is a must see!!!! Fantastic place full of unexpected wonders. It is decadent, mysterious yet wonderful. It fully reflects the collection of one great man. Great paintings, furniture and fabulous light fittings. It is as wonderful as their country house Hellens in Herefordshire; a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ledburyman
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We went as a group of 2 families with children - having confirmed by email that children are allowed and welcome to which they'd said yes ( which seemed obvious since they have school tours etc). When our tour started, the tour guide lady started...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

The opening hours (Tours at 2pm and 3.30pm) also include Bank Holiday Mondays. We arrived early and enjoyed 20 minutes in the romantic garden. The 85 minute tour was led by an able and enthusiastic guide brought the house to life and was able to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Visited here as part of London open square gardens. This was the last of 9 gardens visited in a day What A real disappointment. Can't comment on the house inside as it was garden only. But house looks really poor condition on the outside What...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jamesbull65
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Walking past you could easily miss this amazing house and you really would be missing something worth a visit. Arriving early for our pre booked tour we were directed into the back gardens for a wander round and then along with 12 others we had...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Hilary159
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This house right in the residential area of Wimbledon village is worth every moment to visit....the house is well looked after very well and the tour is very informative.....run by mature students well versed in the residents past. I was certainly impressed with he afternoon...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Di L
Reviewed 18 September 2016

On our recent trip to London we found this lovely old house to visit.....also just across the road from a pub.....which served as a delightful "filling" station before we went on our guided tour...the house is from the 17th century and has been well preserved....some...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Di L
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

An eclectic formal house brimming with history, art, artefacts and design deceptions; this is a jewel of Wimbledon Village and a must see! We attended a piano concerto at Southside House and were offered the most entertaining evening with fabulously friendly people, an excellent pianist...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Hours: Friday Closed Saturday 2–3:30PM Sunday 2–3:30PM Monday Closed Tuesday Closed Wednesday 2–3:30PM Thursday Closed Phone: +44 20 8946 7643