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Gorgeous Historic Building and Grounds

We happened to go on the only sunny day in April and it was glorious, beautiful house, kept in... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Lisa D
Bromley, United Kingdom
Michelham Priory

Beautiful place especially in the Summer. The grounds are gorgeous. The staff are friendly and very... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Lin H
Brighton and Hove, 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 9 April 2018

We happened to go on the only sunny day in April and it was glorious, beautiful house, kept in wonderful condition and lovely walk around the grounds. Tea and cake in the tea room was also rather nice

1  Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Beautiful place especially in the Summer. The grounds are gorgeous. The staff are friendly and very informative. If you love the Tudor era it's the place to be.

Thank Lin H
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

It was a really cold day but we had been indoors for a few days and needed to get out. We hadn't been to the Priory before and thought it would be a great opportunity while it was quiet. The gatehouse is impressive and that...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Our first visit to Michelham Priory on a very wet afternoon in February. There were several volunteers in the Priory who were very knowledgeable and explained its history which was very interesting.

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Visited here as was looking for something to do on a wet afternoon, glad we did as it was a wonderful place, you could actually touch the exhibits which made a nice change when visiting an historic building. The volunteer we spoke to really knew...More

1  Thank Margaret2
Reviewed 12 December 2017

First visit to this House. Beautiful setting and wonderful old building. Lots of history. House was decorated for Christmas and lots of activities. House guides were very interesting and helpful. Even Carol Singing which we joined in with - great fun. Cafe very good and...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Terrible service in the cafe, hot chocolate was cold, asked for another one and that one was full of chocolate powder clumps!! Disgusting! The staff need to know what customer service is, if I’m going to pay £3.25 for a hot chocolate I at least...More

7  Thank PeterMHall95
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Beautifully restored after a fire the house and grounds are well worth a visit. All the buildings already within a most with entry via a bridge and the original gatehouse. The house is full of history and Sundays also see the forge in use as...More

1  Thank gjpeg
Reviewed 5 November 2017

First house where we were free to roam without being constrained by the look do not touch feeling The guides really make this place so much history in such a condensed place. We went mid week on a rather dismal day so there were not...More

Thank Scowp
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We had a really good trip to Michelham Priory on the last Wednesday of the season. The renovation has been beautifully done and the house is well laid out with good information. We only saw one member of staff in the house but he was...More

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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