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Heritage Open Days at Standen

Visit for free and see The Pump House on a guided tour of the woodland with our Ranger. This is a unique opportunity to see a part of Standen which isn't normally open to visitors. Tours at 10.30am - 12pm & 2pm - 3.30pm.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Heritage Open Days at Standen on Friday 6 & Saturday 7 September. Embark on an immersive woodland ramble with our Ranger - a rare opportunity to uncover the rich historical narrative woven into these woods. This unique ranger led tour explores ancient practices and their modern relevance. The house will be open as well as the Arts and Crafts garden. The Barn Cafe serves food and snacks all day long.

Enjoy the beauty of the High Weald landscape as you learn about its historical use and inside knowledge of our trees, flowers and birds. These tours give you exclusive behind the scenes access with our ranger. Limited timed tickets are available on the day on a 'first come, first serve' basis.

Tours: 10.30am - 12pm & 2pm - 3.30pm

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Prices

Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Meeting point

Ask at reception for information.

What to bring and wear

Sturdy footwear suitable for woodland walking.

Accessibility

Hillside walk with uneven pathways.

Upcoming events

Event

Of earth and air 

Fri 17 May - Mon 1 Jul: 10am - 4.30pm. An exhibition of bird and flower inspired metal sculptures by Surrey based artist Alison Catchlove.

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on
21 Jun to 1 Jul 2024
at
10:00 to 16:30
+ 10 other dates or times
Event

East Grinstead Spinners 

Demonstrations of the traditional craft of spinning, dyeing and handweaving.

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on
5 Jul to 4 Oct 2024
at
11:00 to 15:30
+ 3 other dates or times
Event

Escape to the Country 

Try your hand at mini golf & croquet, race to build a train set, play games on the lawn & dress up in the woodland den. A trail around the garden which imagines the Edwardian Beale family travelling to Standen for a summer day out in the country.

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on
6 Jul to 1 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 16:30
+ 57 other dates or times
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Summer Sunday Music afternoons 

Join us on selected Sunday afternoons for live music on the Croquet Lawn. Bring your own chairs or a picnic rug to relax on and enjoy a lazy afternoon with us. 7, 14, 21, & 28 Jul and 4 and 11 Aug between 2pm and 4pm.

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7 Jul to 11 Aug 2024
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14:00 to 16:00
+ 5 other dates or times