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.  

The House, Galleries and Sculpture Garden are open to visitors on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays 10am – 4.30pm  from April - October. We advise advance online booking for all visits to Farleys.

Refreshments available  - Free parking - Gift shop

 We look forward to welcoming you to Farleys.  

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Exhibition and garden£10.00 per ticket
House tour with entry to exhibitions and garden£23.00 per ticket


Map & Directions


  • Quality Assured Visitor Attraction VB Attraction
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  • Tourism South East Award -Tourism South East Member 24/25 - Bronze Tourism South East Member 24/25 - Bronze 2024

Opening Times

Opening (4 Apr 2024 - 31 Oct 2024)
Monday - WednesdayClosed
Thursday - Friday10:30 - 16:30
Sunday10:30 - 16:30
Bank HolidayClosed

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