As seen on BBC2′s ‘Antiques Road Trip’.
The only one of its kind open to the public, this beautiful 15th century Wealden hall house stands in a traditional cottage garden on the edge of the Ashdown Forest in picturesque West Hoathly.
The house was owned in turn by Henry VIII, Thomas Cromwell, Anne of Cleves, Mary I and Elizabeth I. It is now furnished with 17th & 18th century country furniture and domestic objects while the garden is planted with over 170 culinary, medicinal & household herbs. The resident curator gives fascinating tours of the house and garden if requested and you are welcome to bring a picnic to eat in the cottage garden. Download a property leaflet.
Open: March to October 10.30am to 5.30pm. Sunday 12pm opening. Closed Mondays except during August and Bank Holidays.
Admission: Adult £3.85, child £1.85, concessions £3.25, family £10.00 (1 adult and 4 children, or 2 adults and 2 children), Garden only £1.00.
A reduced price for groups of 15 or more is available, please contact The Priest House for more details.
Gift Aid: Are you able to Gift Aid your admission? If you are a UK tax payer then we can convert your admission to a donation.You pay no more and Sussex Past can recover 25% of your donation from the Government. In return, you will receive a ticket giving you 25% off the admission price, on any returning visits to The Priest House, valid for 1 year.
Contact: The Priest House, North Lane, West Hoathly, West Sussex, RH19 4PP.
Tel: 01342 810479, email.