Michelham Priory

Address: Michelham Priory Road, Upper Dicker, Nr Hailsham BN27 3QS

Contact: Debbie Matthews 01323 844224 marketing@sussexpast.co.uk

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Explore 800 years of Priory history here at Michelham: from its foundation by Augustinian canons, through the destruction caused by the dissolution of the monasteries in Tudor times into its later life as a country house. This picturesque island offers a great day out for the family.

The Tudor mansion includes:
– Interactive Victorian kitchen
– WWII evacuee bedroom
– Tudor kitchen
– Prior’s room
– Undercroft

Additional highlights:
– 7 acres of grounds with kitchen garden, physic and medieval herb garden
– historic watermill and forge
– interactive medieval gallery in the 14th century gatehouse
– replica Bronze Age roundhouse
– children’s play area
– trails, dressing up and hands-on activities throughout the house
– café and gift shop
– regular events throughout the year