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St. Mary's House & Gardens

Bramber BN44 3WE, England
+44 1903 816205
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An exceptional Tudor House with wonderful decorations and 5 acres of gardens

St Mary's House, dating from 1470 has been carefully restored over the last 34 years by its owners... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
snappergirl
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UK
Step back in time

A lovely Tudor house set in an authentic garden and rural area. Extra garden has been purchased and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Emma S
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London, United Kingdom
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A restored pilgrim Inn dating from 1470, this half-timbered house has a wealth of interest and some unique painted and decorated rooms dating from Tudor times. It sits in 5 acres of gardens and has been lovingly restored by the present owners.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
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Bramber BN44 3WE, England
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+44 1903 816205
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Reviewed 1 week ago

St Mary's House, dating from 1470 has been carefully restored over the last 34 years by its owners, and has been open to the public for much of that time. It has a number of interesting painted panels and wall decorations, and was originally a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely Tudor house set in an authentic garden and rural area. Extra garden has been purchased and adds to the feeling of escape from the madness of city life. The poet's garden is a place for quiet reflection and inspiration, while the bench facing...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Victorian Music Room is a delightful setting, for the annual Palm Court Tea Ensemble, who have had the honour of playing for The Queen. This event has such a loyal following, who we found out, return again and again every year. We would recommend...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with a party from our local history society, and we were all fascinated. There were two guides whose knowledge and enthusiasm bowled us over - one is the co-owner. There really are unexpected and wonderful gems from the history of the house, and indeed...More

1  Thank duncanj761
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

The town of Bramber is fortunate to have four historical landmarks within a one block area. St. Mary’s House is located on the main street of town called, “ The Street”. Since this historical gem is only open two afternoons a week, be sure to...More

Thank Dan M
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Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

This house is a gem visited with West Wittering Horticultural Society Members. The house has been lovingly restored with many original features. A guided tour of the house takes a out 2 hours and it is well worth seeing. The 5 acre garden is beautifully...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2017

Only open in the afternoon on a sunday and a thursday from 2pm - 5pm. Closed from october. It is someone home who has opened it up so that the public can visit. Loads of history and the volunteers in the house very knowledgeable, gardens...More

1  Thank John S
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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

After visiting Bramber twice before out of season, have finally managed to visit when St. Mary's House is open (and that was deliberate on my part). I thought the place looked interesting but had no idea how utterly magnificent it is. And how extensive! You...More

Thank Ed L
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Reviewed September 16, 2017

This house has so much more than you think. Volunteers are really passionate and love to talk and show you around. House is a gem but the gardens are spectacular and vast. only open restricted hours as the house is still lived in. Lovely tea...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2017

Visited years ago with a party of 10 year olds! Finally went back today and wasn't disappointed. Great introduction from Roger Linton,one of the owners of this brilliantly restored property. Great collections of artefacts and unique items. The owners received MBE's for their services to...More

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