Michelham Priory

About

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

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.

Guide Prices

Standard
Adult £9.80
Child (5-16) £5.90
Student / Senior £8.80
Carer FREE
Family £25.50 (2 adults and up to 4 children)
Under 5's go free!

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Catering

  • On-site catering

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

TripAdvisor

Map & Directions

Michelham Priory

Type:Historic House

Upper Dicker, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3Q
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Call direct on:

Tel01323 844224

Opening Times

* Open: Every day from 10th February to 21st December 2018.
10th February to 28th February, 11.00am - 4pm
1st March to 31st October, 10.30am - 5pm
1st November to 21st December, 11.00am – 4pm

Awards

  • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS Gold VistEngland VAQAS Gold 2018
  • Other AwardsHistoric Houses Association Member Historic Houses Association Member 2019

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