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Interesting with helpful staff

We expected to spend a couple of hours here but ended up spending about four hours. There is good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great wedding venue!

Came for a friend’s wedding and the property was perfect! Comfortable facilities and beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Michelham Priory is an historic house and gardens dating back to the 13th Century. Inside the house you can discover the history of the site from Medieval times right up to its use during WW2. Hands on activities, trails and dressing up keep the...more
Michelham Priory Michelham Priory Road, Arlington BN27 3QS, England
+44 1323 844224
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We expected to spend a couple of hours here but ended up spending about four hours. There is good parking and all the staff were very friendly and welcoming and told us a lot about the building and items in the rooms. One member of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for a friend’s wedding and the property was perfect! Comfortable facilities and beautiful grounds!

Thank WanderingOnion
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to drop in after a short visit to Eastbourne. Great place to wander around. House is great. Didn’t spot any ghosties but one room was noticeably cold. I’m a Coeliac so need a Gluten Free lunch. A few things available and I settled...More

Thank TunbridgeWellsDave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been many times to this property with and without children. I have enjoyed the experience every time. Kids can dress up and recreate Tudor times. It's a great day out.

Thank Valentina P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived on an afternoon when they were setting up for a Medieval Weekend so had to dodge cars, portaloo deliveries and people erecting tents etc. which were everywhere. We did manage to get a few photographs of the house before the view was completely...More

Thank Sandie A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A lovely building showing different periods in time/history with great exhibits of several different periods in time, lovely walks in the gardens around the moat. Interesting wildlife, good food and drink, interesting items in the shop.

Thank andrewboulden
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Go for a walk, tea or to explore this wonderful survivor... a very special place with great people working hard to keep it so. A triumph!

Thank Gazzard1
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Very interesting place to visit,very informative staff who talk you through the interesting facts. Plenty to see and do with lovely walks around the gardens and a very good cafe too.

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I was surprised how big the site is, sort of expecting a few ruins but the priory is quite massive. Although there are bits you can’t access, there is still plenty to see with interactive areas for children and some period costumes that can be...More

Thank FerringFerret
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Last minute decision to visit, so glad we did as rain was forecast. This is a hidden gem. So much history in a relatively small house. Staffed by volunteers whose knowledge is superb and given with great enthusiasm. Cafe could do with a more comprehensive...More

Thank bernie227
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28 July 2016|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
About £9.00 but there are discounts for families - Chekc the web site
Paula D
23 September 2015|
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Response from SussexPast | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Michelham Priory is currently open 10.30am to 5pm. November and until 20th December we open 11am to 4pm. The site then closes for a short period and reopens on 15th February. 2015 Admission... More