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Anne of Cleves House

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Very interesting attraction with a nice little cafe

If you like history then you'll love this place, well laid out and very informative. Nice little... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom

I had a lovely experience here during the summer, I came for tea with friends and we had a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Average18%
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“lewes castle”(29 reviews)
“tudor history”(8 reviews)
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52 Southover High Street, Lewes BN7 1JA, England
+44 1273 474610
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 1, 2005

As part of a weekend away to Eastbourne my partner and I visited Lewes and amongst other places of interest, Anne of Cleves House. After working our way very carefully down a very steep cobbled street we found the house and very lovely it is...More

13  Thank Breecat
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed May 5, 2014

During the journey to visit this house I was telling my wife that I could not understand how, after being married to a king and living in palaces, she could reconcile herself to living in a small house. I had always understood that, after her...More

3  Thank Drehort
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like history then you'll love this place, well laid out and very informative. Nice little café with friendly staff.

Thank deanp552
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a lovely experience here during the summer, I came for tea with friends and we had a marvellous time. To have tea in such an amazingly old cottage that was owned by Henry VIII and intended for one of his wives. I highly...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful cream tea here with my mum. Friendly service, delicious scones, ample clotted cream and homemade jam. Will be returning!

Thank 836bethanyb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good value for money as paid entrance allows you to return any time over the following twelve months.

Thank Noel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised during my visit recently that where as in many old houses you can look at the old furniture but not touch, here you can do both. It really helps get a feel for what life might have been like way back...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Spent an hour viewing this wealthy merchants house once owned but never visited by Anne of Cleves. The upper storey is all open so you can see the timber construction of the roof and walls. Note the airing cupboard behind the bed. Downstairs there is...More

Thank Dianne R
Reviewed September 22, 2018

We purchased tickets for this attraction as a package with Lewes Castle from Groupon. Best way to do it as much cheaper. Unfortunately a wedding was being held here which restricted our visit. The building is of historic interest and worth a visit. There are...More

Thank dyneyboy
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

If you are interested in old buildings and history then this is a must see also the cafe has good food and drink.

Thank andrewboulden
Reviewed September 17, 2018

As medieval houses go, this is lovely. I think it is slightly stretching things to call it Anne of Cleves House considering she never actually lived there. I don't think she ever spent the night. But it has costumes for dressing up - if you...More

Thank GrishGrish
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Have spent the day at Anne of Cleves House today for a photo shoot. The staff there bent over backwards to help. Wonderful place full of character and an amazing backdrop for our photo shoot. Thank you Anne of Cleves House.

Thank Emily C
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April G
October 7, 2016|
Response from spastSussex |
It will be £ 12.30 for an adult and £ 11.30 for a senior ticket. Thanks
Jackie E
July 13, 2015|
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Response from Arianrhod D | Reviewed this property |
3 or 4 £s