Winter at Standen

Start the year at Standen, take in the woodland on a wintery walk around the estate. Discover the exhibition at Standen 'A Dangerous Novelty? The Age of Electricity' and join in with activities and trails during February half term. Please note the main rooms in the house will be closed weekdays 6-31 January 2020, please check opening times before visiting either online or by calling 01342 323029.

Standen Winter Walking

Winter Walks 

This winter there are plenty of walks through 100 acres of the original Standen estate, including ancient woods and frosty fields. Dogs are welcome on a lead. Please note normal admission applies to enter the property and car park.

A woman giving a child a piggyback during a winter walk

February half-term holiday fun 

Keep the kids occupied this half term with the Bright Sparks trail, and winter strolls through crispy fields. Then warm up with a hot drink in Barn Café. Open daily for half term activities from Saturday 15 February to Sunday 23 February 2020.

Punch cartoon of a boy holding an electric light leading the crowd through the fog

A Dangerous Novelty? The Age of Electricity

Discover the impact that this revolutionary invention had on the lives of the Beales at Standen in this brand new exhibition for 2020. Open until Tuesday 31 March 2020.

Bothy by Will Shannon in winter

Bothy at Standen 

Designer Will Shannon used Arts & Crafts principles of using local materials and traditional handcrafted skills to make 'Bothy'. Stop for a while as you walk round the garden to discover this small folly like space.

Woman holding takeaway hot drink

Feeling peckish?

Our café has reopened and will initially be serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and some light snacks. We’ve introduced new safety measures including closure of our seating areas, screens at our till and collection points, and waymarked routes. We’ll also only be accepting card payment. We look forward to welcoming you back and know that you’ll support us to make this a safe experience for everyone.

2020 retail products

Stop off at our shop

Our shop is reopening from 6 July. For the safety of staff and visitors we've introduced social distancing measures and changes to payment, which will be via card only. It is through your purchases that we are able to continue looking after Standen for everyone, for ever.