Sudley House

Sudley House
Mossley Hill Road
L18 8BX







0151 724 3245


0151 478 4788


0151 478 4612



0151 478 4190

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Exterior of Sudley House
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Sudley House is the former family home of the Holt family. George Holt founded the Liverpool shipping line Lamport and Holt and was a pioneer of trade with Brazil.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site, Gallery

Opening hours

Open 10am-5pm daily

Closed from 2pm on 24 December, all day 25 and 26 December and 1 January.

Admission charges


Sudley displays fine 18th and 19th century paintings from Holt's collection, together with works from the Walker Art Gallery. George Holt started collecting paintings in the late 1860s, specialising in contemporary British art, but later acquired portraits by Gainsborough, Romney and Raeburn, and two superb late paintings by Turner. Visitors to Sudley House can enjoy great British paintings, including works by Landseer, Corot, and Reynolds, plus fine examples of furniture, surrounded by Victorian décor.

Collection details

Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art

Key artists and exhibits

  • Turner; Gainsborough; Romney; Raeburn; Landseer; Holman Hunt; Rossetti; Millais; Leighton; Strudwick; Corot;

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

The Big Draw: Landscapes

  • 28 October 2014 1-4pm

Join us for The Big Draw! Try different drawing styles and techniques. Help us create a peaceful rural landscape.

The Big Draw is back in town, pick up a pencil and get creative!

Whether you're a seasoned sketcher or occassional doodler - join us for the annual celebration of drawing.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


Fabulous Fashions

  • 9 November 2014 1-4pm

Explore our paintings and create artwork inspired by fashion through the ages.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


Pretty Polly

  • 23 November 2014 1-4pm

Be inspired by the paintings of Henry Stacy Marks and make your own colourful bird from collage materials.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly