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Xmas at the priory

Magical day at the priory today. We were a family group with grandparents, parents, a 6 year old... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Christmas gift and craft fair

This is a little gem on our doorstep! The house is absolutely lovely and the volunteers... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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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 4 days ago via mobile

Magical day at the priory today. We were a family group with grandparents, parents, a 6 year old and a baby and we all had a fantastic day. We visited Santa, watched A Christmas Carol, had a go at bell ringing, made lavender bags, completed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Flaming1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting yesterday I was very disappointed with the Winter Fair. I think £7.00 entry for what was a barn and 2 tents of stalls excessive. No festive food or mulled wine, No festive music, infact no festive feel to it at all. The only...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a little gem on our doorstep! The house is absolutely lovely and the volunteers knowledgeable and so enthusiastic about the place. The fair was great, lots to see and some nice items. Had cake and a drink in the cafe which was delicious....More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank judys860
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely visit to Michelham Priory today. Going to be attending a Xmas Fair over the weekend. Took the opportunity to set up early and have a look around. Glorious settings and buildings. Stopped of in the café, as you do, and had some very nice...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Tanya M
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Lazy day of and decided to pay a visit. Learnt a bit about its history during the war. Beautiful Gardens

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank BrummieRob
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Awful! Hardly anything Halloween related, the odd face paint which you had to pay extra for! For the price to get in I excpected a lot more! Will not be returning

Date of experience: October 2018
7  Thank chloeleahking
Reviewed 23 October 2018

we were lucky enough to meet an enthusiastic volunteer who spent at least 45 minutes telling us little secrets about the place . so interessing! definitely worth another visit!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 48SirJoe
Reviewed 11 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Couple-Tadworth
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank WanderingOnion
Reviewed 4 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Jeraldine K
26 October 2018|
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Response from TDF64 | Reviewed this property |
Hello there, you probably can park a Motor Home, however if any of your passengers has a disability or walking problems, be advised that it is a very old building with steep stairs to the various rooms. Best wishes from... More
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