Explore Further

If you enjoyed your visit to Kelmscott Manor, you might wish to visit one of the many other properties associated with William Morris, the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood or the Arts & Crafts Movement.

Explore in London

Emery Walker

7 Hammersmith Terrace
www.emerywalker.org.uk
A late 19th-century interior with Morris & Co furnishings. The former home of the printer Emery Walker — Morris’s friend, collaborator and neighbour.

Linley Sambourne House

18 Stafford Terrace
www.rbkc.gov.uk/linleysambournehouse
Former home of the Punch cartoonist, Linley Sambourne, with Morris & Co furnishings.

Bishopsgate Institute

www.bishopsgate.org.uk
The library and archive contains collections relating to socialist history, protest and campaigning.

De Morgan Centre

Wandsworth
www.demorgan.org.uk
The largest collection of William De Morgan’s ceramics displayed alongside paintings by his wife Evelyn.

Kelmscott House

Hammersmith
www.williammorrissociety.org
The William Morris Society now occupies the basement and coach house of Morris’s London home. Highlights from the collection include original designs and the Albion Press used by the Kelmscott Press.

Leighton House Museum

Kensington
www.rbkc.gov.uk/subsites/museums/leightonhousemuseum
Built as the home and studio of Victorian artist Frederic, Lord Leighton, the interior is decorated with magnificent ceramics by William De Morgan.

Red House

Bexleyheath
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/redhouse
The house commissioned by Morris, designed by Philip Webb, and decorated by the group of friends.

Victoria and Albert Museum

South Kensington
www.vam.ac.uk
The Green Dining Room is decorated by the Firm and the museum has a selection of Morris & Co designs, furniture, glass, wallpapers and textiles.

The William Morris Gallery

Walthamstow
www.wmgallery.org.uk
The grade II* listed building was Morris's family home from 1848 to 1856. Today it is the only public gallery devoted to William Morris.

Explore Further Afield

Ashmolean Museum

Oxford
http://www.ashmolean.org/
The University of Oxford museum of art and archaeology

Bibury

Cotswolds
http://www.bibury.com/
William Morris once described Bibury as ‘the most beautiful village in England’

Blackwell

Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria
www.blackwell.org.uk
An icon of Arts & Crafts architecture, furnished by the Movement’s leading designers.

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

www.bmag.org.uk
The Gallery has a rich collection of Pre-Raphaelite art and Morris & Co designs.

Buscot Park

Oxfordshire
http://www.buscot-park.com/
A National Trust property and home of the Faringdon Collection, which includes works by Rembrandt, Reynolds, Rubens, van Dyck, Murillo and more.

Castle Howard

Yorkshire
www.castlehoward.co.uk
The ancestral home of the Howard family, the Chapel still contains important stained glass by Morris & Co.

Chastleton House

Oxfordshire
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/chastleton-house/
A Jacobean country house (built between 1607 and 1612), a visit to this National Trust property is like stepping into the past.

Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum

Gloucestershire
www.cheltenhammuseum.org.uk
A nationally important collection of Arts & Crafts material and home to the Emery Walker Library.

Court Barn

Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
www.courtbarn.org.uk
Celebrating the Arts & Crafts artists of the Cotswolds like the Guild of Handicraft.

Crafts Study Centre

Farnham, Surrey
http://csc.ucreative.ac.uk/article/3899/Home
A university museum dedicated to craft in all its forms from the 20th century to the present day.

Ditchling Museum

East Sussex
www.ditchling-museum.com
The village of Ditchling was an important centre of art and craft in 20th century. Frank Brangwyn lived and worked here and the area has connections with Eric Gill, Ethel Mairet and Edward Johnston among others. The museum is currently closed for re-development.

Gordon Russell Design Museum

Broadway, Worcestershire
www.gordonrussellmuseum.org
Located in the original workshop, the museum celebrates the work of furniture designer Gordon Russell and his company over a period of 60 years.

Great Coxwell Barn

Oxfordshire
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/great-coxwell-barn/
A 13th-century stone barn, this is the sole surviving part of the medieval grange of Beaulieu Abbey (National Trust property). 

Oxford Union

Oxford
www.oxford-union.org/library/murals
The former debating chamber is decorated with Arthurian murals painted in the 1850s by Morris, Rossetti, Burne-Jones and others.

Rodmarton Manor

Circencestor
http://www.rodmarton-manor.co.uk/
A house built and all its furniture made according to Arts and Crafts ideals and was one of the last country houses to be built and furnished in the old traditional style when everything was done by hand with local stone, local timber and local craftsmen.

Saint Michael and All Angels

Brighton
www.saintmichaelsbrighton.org
Described as the 'cathedral of the backstreets', the church was designed by GF Bodley and then enlarged by William Burges. Visit to see exquisite early stained glass by Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co.

Stained Glass Museum

www.stainedglassmuseum.com
Discover the history and beauty of this ancient craft and the role played by Morris & Co.

Standen

West Sussex
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/standen
A showpiece of the Arts and Crafts Movement, designed by Philip Webb with Morris & Co furnishings.

Wightwick Manor

Wolverhampton
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wightwick-manor
National Trust property furnished with original Morris & Co wallpapers and textiles, De Morgan tiles and Pre-Raphaelite art.