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Standen

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Great example of Arts & Crafts movement

Standen is a monument to the Arts & Crafts movement pioneered by William Morris. The house has been... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
neil_hun
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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Perfect

Lovely day out for everybody! The grounds are big enough to spend the day just wandering looking at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Becci927
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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Nestled in the Sussex countryside with views across the High Weald, James and Margaret Beale chose an idyllic location to build their rural retreat. Designed by Philip Webb, Standen is one of the most complete examples of Arts and Crafts...more
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Standen West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead RH19 4NE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit with three kids. Long drive however not a bad venue. House nice to walk round. Small garden walk but pleasant. Cafe normal prices expensive sandwiches still unfortunately. Car park however real problem getting out if an idiot parks next to you and also behind....More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Standen is a monument to the Arts & Crafts movement pioneered by William Morris. The house has been beautifully conserved, so you can see the A&C influence everywhere (furniture, curtains, wallpaper, ceramics, wood panelling, you name it). There is a children’s activity trail but it...More

Thank neil_hun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely day out for everybody! The grounds are big enough to spend the day just wandering looking at the stunning views while the house is packed full of treasures, not to mention the National Trust's quiz for the little ones to keep them entertained. Cafe...More

Thank Becci927
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would loved to have gone in the house and give a better review but they DO NOT adhere to published opening hours. According to website and NT guidebook it is open until 4.30 pm - not true. We arrived last Saturday at 4.10 to be...More

Thank Portland_Holiday
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited when the sky was overcast but that enhanced the house and gardens in autumn colour. Plenty to see and really worth a visit

Thank chris p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good. Free if you are a National Trust member. Guides are excellent and much information if freely available.

Thank Linda_19532018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As other reviewers have said it's an excellent Arts and Crafts House and is ideal showcase for William Morris. Cafe was excellent - both the food and the location in the barn. Gardens were also looking great - lots of autumn colours / very well...More

Thank BrianfromLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The visit was made on a warm, dry day. The gardens are really lovely, many different areas to enjoy in different styles. The house was a delight, not overpoweringly large. helpful and interesting guides made the experience even more enjoyable.

Thank bryc123
Reviewed September 8, 2018

This is a superb example of the arts and crafts application in its entirety being built as such by a very rich family, not to everyone's taste and being restored to original by the NT as resource permits, a pleasant garden and kitchen plot add...More

Thank Charles F
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

My husband and our daughter who is 5 months old and I visited Standen House yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We’re National Trust members so not sure how much it costs for non members. The great thing about Standen is that everything is in...More

Thank Annie U
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Pam C
August 25, 2017|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, as far as I can remember and having checked on the website I think my memory is right, there is just one price for the whole property as follows:- Gift... More
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hellotourist
March 22, 2017|
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Response from KateSmith47 | Reviewed this property |
On a sunny/dry day you could spend most of the day there. House is small but beautiful but the grounds are large with walks and ideal for a picnic. Hope that helps 😊
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Response from shelleymock | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a trail that the kids use a compass with . I done it with my 7 &9 year old , had great fun at the end they got a little book of the 55 things to do before they are 11 , they do one in the house too and they got... More
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