Mossley Hill Road
0151 724 3245
0151 478 4788
0151 478 4612
0151 478 4190
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.
Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site, Gallery
Open 10am-5pm daily
Closed from 2pm on 24 December, all day 25 and 26 December and 1 January.
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.
Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art
Key artists and exhibits
- Turner; Gainsborough; Romney; Raeburn; Landseer; Holman Hunt; Rossetti; Millais; Leighton; Strudwick; Corot;
Live music performance
- 14 December 2013 1-3pm
Enjoy a performance from Tony Crotty who will recite traditional music on an authentic 19th century guitar. Drop in, no booking required.
Sudley's Family Christmas
- 14 December 2013 11am-4pm
Get in to the festive spirit with Christmas at Sudley House, there will be seasonal craft activities, story telling and musical performances.
Drop in, no booking required.
- Family friendly