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Ordinary Medieval Life

I live in West Sussex and invited 2 friends from London to join me for the annual Afternoon Tea... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Quirky and interesting

Stepped in by chance after having lunch at the Cat inn. Very interesting place and informative... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
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Priest House North Lane | On the edge of the Ashdown Forest, West Hoathly, England
+44 1342 810479
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

I live in West Sussex and invited 2 friends from London to join me for the annual Afternoon Tea here.It was a fine day and the English cottage garden was a delight.The house--more yeoman than priest's--unlike castles & costume dramas,unlocks a lively impression of how...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Stepped in by chance after having lunch at the Cat inn. Very interesting place and informative volunteers

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Do you know where the expression 'Sleep tight' comes from? No, nor did I until my wife and I visited this wonderful, 15th century house in the picture postcard village of West Hoathly in West Sussex. It is called the Priest House because it was...More

2  Thank Golfing-Steve
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

A must if you are in this part of Sussex. A wonderful collection of things relating to that era and it is extremely well displayed and written about. Also a lovely garden where you can picnic.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We decided to take my elderly Mother to see the Priest House. The house itself is quaint, and seeps history from every aspect of its stricture. Nestled away in the back of West Hoathly, it’s peaceful, and the curator is knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. It...More

1  Thank Paleflier
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This place in an education in itself and must rate as one of the most interesting and smaller museums in the UK. Every inch of wall and floor space contains local historical items and exhibits as well as folklore apertaining to witchcraft and herbalists. The...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Snuggled in the beautiful village of West Hoathly is the Priest House. A 15th century house with loads of exhibits, information and historical artifacts. Well worth visiting while in town.

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

This historical house may be small but it holds so much information its amazing. The manager/keeper of this property that we met is so friendly and knowledgeable. He left us to discover at our leisure but was available to talk about all things to do...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

As a local I thought it only fair to visit this little attraction. It's small but full of history, with a lovely small garden. The staff member was friendly and knowledgeable about the history. My friend took her ghost hunting equipment and picked up what...More

Thank mrsflight
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We visited the house and garden recently and were very impressed by all aspects of the property. The building itself is a fascinating structure featuring many modifications over the centuries. The contents are an eclectic collection of items relating to the area and its history....More

Thank Ruby067
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5 April 2017|
Response from KNAPPICE | Reviewed this property |
From what I can remember, the paths are quite narrow but I am sure if you contact the staff they would be able to confirm the exact width for you. Good luck Maureen