The Birthplace House opens between March and October.


Car Parking

The Somers Road car park is adjacent to the Birthplace House and is free of charge. The Horse Fair car park is a short walk away (free of charge for 2 hours). See the How to Find us Map for more details.


Coach Parking

There are 2 coach bays near the Birthplace House on Somers Road. See the How to Find us Map for more details


Gift Shop

A full range of souvenirs and gifts are available in our gift shop.


Tea Room

Light refreshments will be available at our Clock Tea Room.


Group Visits

Octavia Hill’s Birthplace House welcomes visits from groups by appointment. Click here for more information.


Visitors with Disabilities

To ensure we can help you get the best from your visit, please contact us in advance on 01945 476358 or by email to advise us of any special needs you may have.

A lift is available to allow access to the different levels of the museum.



Toilets and baby change facilities are available at the Birthplace House.