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2 Willow Road

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Former family home of Erno Goldfinger, a forerunner in modernist architecture.

If you are a fan of modern architecture, you might like to visit the central house in a block of... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Angela C
London, United Kingdom

Came across this NT property whilst walking to Hampstead Heath well worth a visit it highlights... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Mark and Penny W
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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Home designed and built by Ernö Goldfinger in 1939 is a fine example of Modernist architecture, which is filled with furniture designed by Goldfinger and an interesting art collection of works by Henry Moore and Max Ernst.
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Flat 2 Willow Hall 2 Willow Road | Hampstead, London NW3 1TR, England
+44 20 7435 6166
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The house is very interesting and our guide was amazingly knowledgeable. It’s possible to just walk around the house later in the day but the tour is essential really because without understanding the context it is not possible to appreciate the unique property. Before the...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The NT has made great efforts to inculde kids in its properties, this is not one. From sitting through a frankly pointless video to a tour that felt more lile a trap than a tour please be careful about going if you have kids. It...More

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited here on a very wet day which may be why it was quiet. I did a guided tour which started after a short film. The guide was very knowledgeable about the house and pointed out a lot of interesting artwork as well as...More

Thank Jayne B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saturday 11th August was a very pleasurable day. The weather was kind to us and we decided to spend the day in Hampstead. We arrived at Hampstead Heath station and first visited Keat's House (National Trust Partner) then walked up to the High Street where...More

1  Thank Michael_SF6310RH
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Unless you are a connoisseur of modernist architecture, this house might not look at first glance like somewhere high on a priority of places to visit. We popped in whilst on a short break in London and were surprised and won over by the philosophy...More

Thank sfmann106
Reviewed 1 July 2018

If you are a fan of modern architecture, you might like to visit the central house in a block of three that was designed by the structural rationalist, Erno Goldfinger in 1939 and became his family home. It has been managed by the National Trust...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We are National Trust members so this was just worth the trip. The building itself is actually not really modernist (said the guide), and the small interior is mostly interesting for a few art pieces and a couple of pieces of furniture. The rest was...More

Thank Ruhu61
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This house is totally different from other NT properties. Built in the late 1930s, it's a must-see for anyone interested in modernist design. The introductory film is worth watching for background to the origins of the house and its architect, Erno Goldfinger. It lasts about...More

Thank mahonia2013
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We had planned for the 1pm your but unfortunately this was not running on the day. The staff were very accomodating and we tagged onto the previous tour which had already started. The house is spread over 3 floors and it's design & the furniture...More

Thank Lynda L
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Came across this NT property whilst walking to Hampstead Heath well worth a visit it highlights some very ahead of its time engineering practices for a 1939 property.

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