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As seen on Channel 4’s ‘Hidden Villages’ and BBC2′s ‘Antiques Road Trip’. The only house 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.
Garden Only: £1.00
A reduced price for groups of 15 or more is available, please contact The Priest House for more details.Discover: Ashdown ForestAdditional Information:
Open: March to October 10.30am to 5.30pm. Sunday 12pm opening.
Closed Mondays except Bank Holidays.Suitability:
They only allow assistance dogs into the house and gardens.Please Note:
Our sites are open to all, but anyone under the age of 16 needs to be accompanied by an adult, unless agreed in advance with our staff.