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Historic House / Palace

Near Lewes
East Sussex

Ticket Prices

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Concession ticket£10.00 per ticket
Garden - Adult£4.50 per ticket
Garden - Child£2.50 per ticket
Green Concession (arriving by foot/bike)£10.00 per ticket
House & Gardens - Family (1/2 Adult + 4 Children)£31.00 per ticket
House & Grounds Adult£11.00 per ticket
House & Grounds Child (6-16 yrs)£6.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Turning off A27 between Lewes and Eastbourne, 2 miles east of turning to Firle

Public Transport Directions

The Compass Travel service 125 runs from Lewes on Wednesdays to Fridays. Call 01903 690025 for timetable details. This service stops at both the bus station and Station Street in Lewes. You can then ask the driver to let you know where along the A27 to disembark for Charleston. It is then a 20 min walk up a single track lane.


Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting
  • Indoor Attraction - House tours.
  • No Smoking Attraction


  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access - To shop, toilet & ground floor of house and cafe.
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available

Parking & Transport

  • Off-road parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • On site parking


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted - Contact
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 50
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Event Venue
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Gay/Lesbian Friendly
  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Guided tours
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Prior Booking Recommended
  • Special Opening for Groups by Arrangement
  • Toilets

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups

Tel: +44 (0)1323 811626

Opening Times

2018 (23 Mar 2018 - 30 Oct 2018)

* March-June and October
House and Garden: Wed-Sat 1pm-6pm (last entry 5pm); Sun/BH Mon 1pm-5:30pm (last entry 4:30pm)
Shop and Café: Wed-Sat 12pm-6pm; Sun/BH Mon 12pm-5:30pm
House and Garden: Wed-Sat 12pm-6pm (last entry 5pm); Sun/BH Mon 1pm-5:30pm (last entry 4:30pm)
Shop and Café: Wed-Sat 11am-6pm; Sun/BH Mon 12pm-5:30pm