Standen House and Garden

Important notice -

To avoid disappointment we advise you book your visit in advance, especially at weekends and school holidays. If you do not book we cannot guarantee admission. Easter holiday Adventures in Nature trail continues at Standen until Sun 18 Apr.

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

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Standen House and Garden

What's on

Please book ahead before visiting

Our gardens, shop, estate, toilets and car park are open from 10am to 5pm daily (last entry at 4pm, gates locked at 5pm). The Barn café is open for takeaways 10am - 4pm. In line with government guidance the house is closed. We've introduced advanced booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing. Please book your visit in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. Please check the website before you travel and follow government guidance on travel.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Standen House and Garden (19 Apr - 25 Apr)

Tue 20 Apr 2021
Book your timed entry to visit Standen House and Garden.
The Hall outside the Dining Room at Standen House, West Sussex

Visiting Standen: What you need to know 

We're looking forward to welcoming you to Standen. If you are booking to come and visit, have a read of this information about what to expect from your visit. All visitors will need to pre book a ticket to avoid disappointment.

Standen House and Garden

Things to see and do 

Kaffe Fassett holding flowers outside Standen

The Joy is in the making 

Sat 29 May - Sun 31 Oct: 10am - 4pm.

Step into Standen House to discover installations created by celebrities exploring the therapeutic benefits the hand making process can have on wellbeing, and why the Arts & Crafts are relevant today. Be inspired by the process of pottery by Keith Brymer Jones, the intricate detail of cross stitch by Mr X Stitch, the beauty of embroidery from Niamh Wimperis, Kaffe Fassett’s colourful designs and Edith Bowman's joyful photographs.

The courtyard at Standen

Discover the rooms at Standen 

Unfortunately we've had to temporarily close the house here at Standen. But here is a peak at what the rooms here have to offer - why not have a look to help plan your visit when we can reopen our doors? Discover the interior and the warm, welcoming feel of the home they planned.

Enjoying a family Easter Trail in the garden

Take part in our 2021 Easter egg trail  

Our Easter trails in nature have been extended into May. Discover your local family-friendly trail at Standen with fun activities to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate reward at the end.

Standen House and Garden

Eating and shopping

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House terrace at Standen

See Standen on film 

Art historian Abigail Harrison-Moore previously visited Standen. See her fascinating short film here, created by HENI talks.

Standen House and Garden

Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Standen House and Garden on the National Trust Collections website