Take a guided tour of Charleston, an internationally renowned historic house, garden and art gallery preserved as a time capsule. Discover the liberal story behind this family home’s rich history, how it became a war-time artists’ retreat and home to ‘Bloomsbury’ for liberal ideas and conversation. Marvel at unique painted interiors and the varied art collection. Enjoy a delicious lunch made from locally sourced ingredients, and a glass of local wine in The Threshing Barn Café. Round off the day with a visit to Charleston’s new Galleries and explore the latest exhibition.
Firle, Lewes, East Sussex BN8 6LL
2 - 10 people
£45 per person
Suitable for all fitness levels.
Free parking on-site.
Lunch and a drink included.
Wednesday – Saturday, April – October.
Accessible for all but guests with restricted mobility may be limited to the ground floor of the house.
Moderate English required to fully appreciate the tour.
Known as the ‘gateway to England’, this landscape of rolling hills, ancient woodland and picture perfect villages holds the secrets of thousands of years of settlement from prehistory to Caesar’s conquering forces.