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Historic House

Michelham Priory

Michelham Priory

Details

England’s longest water filled moat surrounds the site which dates back to 1229.

Explore Michelham’s fascinating 800 year history, from its foundation by Augustinian canons, through the destruction caused by the dissolution of the monasteries in Tudor times and into its later life as a country house.

One of the Society’s places to visit in Sussex and ideal for a family day out. As well as the historic house, additional highlights include
-seven acres of grounds with kitchen garden and medieval herb garden
-working watermill
-working forge
-interactive medieval gallery in the 14th century gatehouse
-replica Bronze Age roundhouse
-children’s play area
-trails, dressing up and hands-on activities throughout the house
-newly refurbished café and gift shop
-regular events throughout the year

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaGift shopOn-site cateringPublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

The gardens, ground floor of the house, cafe, barn and courtyard area are all accessible. Sensory tours available by prior arrangement, assistance dogs welcome. Access aids include loan wheelchairs, dedicated disabled toilet and ramps where necessary.

Opening details

Open: Every day from 14th February 2015 to 20th December 2015.
14th February to 28th February, 11.00am-4pm
1st March to 31st October, 10.30am-5pm
2nd November to 17th December, 11.00am – 4pm

Prices

Standard
Adult £9.40
Child (5-16) £4.70
Student / Senior £8.40
Disabled / Carer £4.70
Family £27 (2 adults and up to 4 children)
Under 5's go free!

Address

Upper Dicker,
Hailsham,
East Sussex,
BN27 3Q

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 558093  Lat: 50.86288 Long: 0.21312

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

The gardens, ground floor of the house, cafe, barn and courtyard area are all accessible. Sensory tours available by prior arrangement, assistance dogs welcome. Access aids include loan wheelchairs, dedicated disabled toilet and ramps where necessary.

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