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Firle Place

Country estate in the South Downs National Park, home to the Gage family for over 500 years.

Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6LP

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Free for members
Facilities
  • Bike storage facilities
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Easily accessible without car
  • Free parking
  • Parkland / open spaces
  • Shop
Accessibility

Due the historic nature of the Grade One listed building, there is no lift and therefore we regret that we are only able to offer access to the ground floor for our visitors who are wheelchair users. We have four disabled parking bays close to the house and a disabled lavatory by the tea room.

Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Firle Place has been the home of the Gage family for over 500 years, and is a house with a rich history and extraordinary collection of old master paintings, porcelain and furniture.

The Firle Estate sits in the heart of the South Downs National Park and just 60 miles from the centre of London. Incorporating several villages and farms spread over rolling hills, Firle is a thriving rural community set in one of the most picturesque parts of the United Kingdom.

Opening Times

2022

Sunday 22 May until Tuesday 19 July 2022.

Sunday 7 August until Tuesday 25 October 2022.

Sunday, Monday and Tuesday: 12.00 noon – 5.00pm.

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

See their website to double check their opening times

Admission

Historic Houses members visit for free.

All booking is on-line, including Historic House members.

Ticket prices

(22nd May – 23rd August):

Adult – £12.00
Senior – £11.50 (age 60 and over)
Child – £6.00 (ages 5 – 15). Children under 5 free of charge
Student – £9.50                                                                                                                                                        Disabled – free of charge, access to ground floor only

28th August – 25th October (ticket price includes Crowning Glory Exhibition):

Adult – £14.00
Senior – £13.50 (age 60 and over)
Child – £7.00 (ages 5-15). Children under 5 free of charge
Student – £9.50
Disabled – free of charge, access to ground floor only

Group Visits

Firle Place welcomes pre-booked groups of between 15 and 50 visitors. House tours usually take about one hour.

For more information, prices and availability contact events@firle.com or telephone 01273 977364.

Accessibility

Due the historic nature of the Grade One listed building, there is no lift and therefore we regret that we are only able to offer access to the ground floor for our visitors who are wheelchair users. We have four disabled parking bays close to the house and a disabled lavatory by the tea room.

Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

 

Firle Place: In Pictures

A home to extraordinary art and culture

Firle Place is very much a family home which provides the perfect setting to house an exemplary collection of works of art, fine furniture and porcelain of national significance.

Firle Place Drawing Room with pottery and paintings

Looking to visit Firle Place?

Firle Place is open from May to October on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays at various times. Visit our Opening Times section above to read further details. Firle Place is also free to visit as a member of Historic Houses when showing your card on entry.

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