Farleys House and Gallery


Type:Historic House / Palace

Muddles Green, Chiddingly, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6HW

Tel: +44 01825 872856

Farleys House and Gallery


A warm welcome awaits you at Farleys House in the spirit of its former Surrealist occupants, the photographer Lee Miller and artist Roland Penrose. 
Tucked away in the Sussex countryside Farleys House conjures up an extraordinary atmosphere that testifies to its position as a meeting place for some of the key personalities in twentieth century art. Lee Miller and Roland Penrose came to live at Farleys in 1949 and for the thirty five years that followed they built up a collection of contemporary art treasures, many of which were created by their friends and visitors including Pablo Picasso, Man Ray, Max Ernst, Paul Éluard and Joan Miró. The work of these and numerous others are exhibited in the house alongside those of Penrose and Miller giving the visitor a fascinating look into the world of the Surrealists. Today the collection is managed by the Penrose family as a privately run archive and museum.  

Farleys Gallery & Sculpture Garden are now open alongside a new Special exhibition on Thursdays and Sundays. 10am – 4.30pm. We are also offering a very limited number of House Tours. Advance online booking is essential for all visits to Farleys.

Refreshments available  - Free parking - Gift shop

 We look forward to welcoming you to Farleys.  

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Farleys special exhibition£5.00 per ticket
Gallery & Sculpture Garden£4.50
Gallery, special exhibition and garden£9.50 per ticket
House tour with entry to gallery, special exhibiti£20.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


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  • Visit England Awards -VisitEngland Visitor Attraction - Hidden Gem 2017 VisitEngland Visitor Attraction - Hidden Gem 2017 2018
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2020 Tourism South East Member 2020 2020

Opening Times

Opening (5 Apr 2020 - 29 Oct 2020)
Monday - WednesdayClosed
Thursday10:30 - 15:30
Friday - SaturdayClosed
Sunday10:30 - 15:30
Bank HolidayClosed

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