Our Tours

Wake up Fairfax House with us (limited time only!)

Get an exclusive early view of the house before we open to the public. Room by room, a member of our expert curatorial team will take you on a private tour as they throw open the shutters and let the light in for a new day. As well as learning about our exciting new exhibition, Reunited: Lifting Lockdown with the Georgians, you’ll see secret areas of the house that aren’t usually on public view. Available for a max of two households of up to 6 people.

£15 per person, children under 16 go free (£10 for Friends of Fairfax House and YCT Members)
10 – 11am (Wednesdays and Thursdays only until June 24th)
Tour includes your own expert member of staff from our curatorial team.

Introducing the Georgian Townhouse Tour

Taking in highlights of the exceptional collection and exploring the rich stories of this sumptuous townhouse, our daytime house tour offers a fascinating introduction to the finest Georgian townhouse in England. Enjoy a tour with your own guide when you book a visit for a max of two households of up to 6 people.

£9 per person.
Lasts approximately 1 – 1.5 hours.
Tour includes your own guide.

Exclusive Candlelit Evening Tour

Experience the special atmosphere of Fairfax House when the museum has closed its doors to the public. This exclusive evening group tour will let you discover stories of the townhouse, the Fairfax family, and the superb Noel Terry collection of furniture, clocks, paintings and decorative arts, described by Christie’s as one of the finest private collections of the twentieth century. Our expert guides will also reveal some of the collection’s most intricate and secret drawers. If your group has a special area of interest please let us know so we can cater the tour to your interests.

£25.00 per person.
Lasts approximately 1 – 1.5 hours. Minimum 4 people.
Tour includes an expert guide, Fairfax House goody bag and a drinks reception in the library (includes a glass of prosecco, wine or premium soft drink).

Student Education Tour

£3.50 per person (supervisors go free).
Lasts approximately 1 – 1.5 hours. Minimum 10 people.
Tour includes your own guide.


Experience a Georgian Christmas at Fairfax House with the annual ‘Keeping of Christmas’ display during November and December. Festive refreshments are also available to help your group fully savour the spirit of Christmas at Fairfax House.

Includes mince pies and mulled wine for an extra £3.00 per person

Private Dining

For the ultimate special experience, we can host your corporate or private dining event in the splendorous surroundings of the Saloon.

Please email events@fairfaxhouse.co.uk to book or make any further enquiries.