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Mid Sussex

Type:Historic House / Palace

West Hoathly Road, EAST GRINSTEAD, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 4NE

Tel: +44 01342 323029



Designed by Philip Webb in the 1890s for wealthy solicitor, James Beale, and his family, Standen is a family home with nationally important Arts & Crafts interiors, most famous for its Morris & Co. designs.

The 12 acre hillside garden has been recently restored to uncover lost features and conserve the historic plant collection. A licensed café serves seasonal dishes and Arts & Crafts inspired gifts are available in the shop.

Open daily: Jan, Nov & Dec: Garden, Café, Shop 10am-4pm. House: 11am-3.30pm (last entry 3pm. 1-31 Jan: Behind the scenes tours only Mon-Fri). 1 Feb-31 Oct: Garden, Café, Shop 10am-5pm, House 11am-4.30pm (last entry 4pm). Closed 24 & 25 December. Please check website for admission charges, up-to-date opening times and details of events.

For the latest information on opening times please visit the National Trust website


Map & Directions

Road Directions

2 miles South of East Grinstead

Signposted from the B2110 (Turners Hill Road)


  • Visit England Awards -Code of Practice Code of Practice 2012
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* * Open BH Mons. Some queueing on approach to property may occur on BHols. *Shop/restaurant & garden close at 5:00pm. Last admission 30mins before closing

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