Alfriston Clergy House

Alfriston Clergy House East Sussex house in snow

Medieval thatched Wealden hall-house and picturesque garden

Alfriston Clergy House

Things to see and do

Discover our garden

Alfriston Clergy House

What's on 

Upcoming events

Garden tour

Tue 15 Mar 2016
Don't miss this special opportunity to learn about the garden.

Walk, talk and sketch

Tue 22 Mar 2016
The Four Seasons - Spring. Connect with nature on a spring walk, sketch and get tips on drawing.

Cadbury's Easter trail

Fri 25 Mar 2016
Enjoy a Cadbury's sponsored search around the garden for bunnies.

Who builds stronger; the mason, the shipwright or carpenter?

Thu 14 Apr 2016
A talk and exploration of a Wealden Hall House with historic buildings consultant Stephen Gray. Learn about their structure and about life in a hall house. The first in a series of three talks.

120th Anniversary Day

Sat 16 Apr 2016
Help us celebrate the 120th anniversary of the Clergy House being the first building purchased by the National Trust in 1896.

Who builds stronger; the mason, the shipwright or carpenter?

Thu 12 May 2016
A talk on the construction of timber framed houses from the 14th to the 17th century with historic buildings consultant Stephen Gray. The second in a series of three talks.
Alfriston Clergy House

Eating and shopping

Alfriston Clergy House guide book

The best spots to eat and shop 

Browse our shop here at Alfriston Clergy House and stock up on souvenirs before popping into Alfriston village for more eateries, shops and galleries.

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The oak framed Alfriston clergy house

Discover our past 

Discover the history behind Alfriston Clergy House, a 650 year old building and the National Trust's first acquisition.

Alfriston Clergy House

Get involved

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School children enjoying learning at Alfriston clergy house

Our learning opportunities 

We've got plenty of learning activities for you to enjoy on a day out at Alfriston. Looking for something a little more structured for a school visit? We'll help you bring history to life with one of our school workshops.