Visit The Red House, Aldeburgh
Open Thursday - Sunday from 20 MayAdults - £8.50 / Under-16s - free (discounts available)
The Red House, Aldeburgh
Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears' home in Aldeburgh offers a charming snapshot into the two men's lives. Lovingly preserved, the house and gardens are open for all to explore - book your visit today.
If you’re planning to visit later than August, please contact the Box Office between 10am-2pm on 01728 687110.
The Red House is the former home of composer Benjamin Britten and singer Peter Pears. The collections left by the two men richly document their lives as performers and creators who made this place their home for nearly twenty years.
As well as exploring Britten’s music, visitors can explore the house, with its classic 1950s/60s interiors with a mix of formal and cosy and an eclectic range of books, art, and furniture. The large garden reflects their tastes in flowers and plants are for wandering around and enjoying the peace and quiet of this beautiful corner of Suffolk.
New additions to the visit include a museum shop and The Red Hut garden café offering takeaway lunches and afternoon tea.
If you’re a UK taxpayer, you could increase the value of every £1 you give to £1.25 by selecting a Gift Aid ticket, at no additional cost to you. More information about Gift Aid can be found here.