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Plan a visit

Plan a Visit From its conception, Spencer House was recognised as one of the most ambitious aristocratic town houses ever built in London and is the city’s only great eighteenth-century […]

January 2017 Tours

January 2017 Tours By popular demand in the mornings only, Spencer House will be open to the public on Sundays throughout January 2017 for the first time. We recommend booking […]

Craftsmen Day draft

Craftsmen Day Tours Spencer House took ten years to build, and another ten years to restore some two hundred years later. To commemorate the 25th anniversary of its restoration, we […]

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Current Exhibition

Current Exhibition Milkmaids in St James’s Park, Benjamin West at Spencer House Until January 2017 Milkmaids in St James’s Park, Westminster Abbey Beyond, c 1801, on loan from the Yale […]

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Book Group Tour

Book a Group Tour From its conception, Spencer House was recognised as one of the most ambitious aristocratic town houses ever built in London and is the city’s only great […]

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In 1772 the celebrated writer, Arthur Young, said of Spencer House: ‘I know not a more beautiful piece of architecture… All in richness, elegance, and taste, superior to any house […]

Book a tour

Book a Tour From its conception, Spencer House was recognised as one of the most ambitious aristocratic town houses ever built in London and is the city’s only great eighteenth-century […]

Historic Spencer House

Building Spencer House

In 1769, Arthur Young wrote: “…The carving and gilding is all unrivalled; the taste in which every article throughout the whole house is executed, is beyond conception just and elegant…”

View of Spencer House from St James Park

21st Century

“For the first time in its history… the house is now regularly open to the public. Countless visitors from all parts of the world have thus been able to share […]