Houses and unusual buildings in Sussex

From the art gallery at Petworth, to cosy Arts and Crafts home at Standen, you'll be amazed at the variety of houses and unusual buildings we look after in Sussex. There's even a castle for your budding knights in armour.

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The top painting above the fireplace is of The 3rd Earl of Egremont by Thomas Phillips, RA (1770-1845) hung in the central corridor in The North Gallery at Petworth House, West Sussex

Petworth House  

Petworth House and Garden contains a wealth of art from artists including Turner, Van Dyke, Reynolds and Blake. In fact it is home to our largest picture collection.

View of Uppark House from dairy.

Uppark House and Garden

Uppark, a tranquil and intimate 18th-century house

Massed rhododendrons cover the slope between the Croquet Lawn summer-house and the south-East corner of the Standen

Standen House and Garden

Arts and Crafts family home with Morris & Co. interiors, set in a beautiful hillside garden.

One of the views of Bodiam Castle that can be admired on a castle grounds walk

Bodiam Castle in East Sussex

Visit the fairy-tale castle at Bodiam - these walls also have to be maintained by abseiling gardeners.

Batemans house


Jacobean house, home of Rudyard Kipling