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St. Mary's House & Gardens

Bramber BN44 3WE, England
+44 1903 816205
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Retracing Sherlock's Footsteps....

The town of Bramber is fortunate to have four historical landmarks within a one block area. St... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Dan M
Spokane, Washington
A Hidden Gem

This house is a gem visited with West Wittering Horticultural Society Members. The house has been... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Chichester, United Kingdom
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Bramber BN44 3WE, England
+44 1903 816205
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

The town of Bramber is fortunate to have four historical landmarks within a one block area. St. Mary’s House is located on the main street of town called, “ The Street”. Since this historical gem is only open two afternoons a week, be sure to...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This house is a gem visited with West Wittering Horticultural Society Members. The house has been lovingly restored with many original features. A guided tour of the house takes a out 2 hours and it is well worth seeing. The 5 acre garden is beautifully...More

Thank drivermargo073
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Only open in the afternoon on a sunday and a thursday from 2pm - 5pm. Closed from october. It is someone home who has opened it up so that the public can visit. Loads of history and the volunteers in the house very knowledgeable, gardens...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

After visiting Bramber twice before out of season, have finally managed to visit when St. Mary's House is open (and that was deliberate on my part). I thought the place looked interesting but had no idea how utterly magnificent it is. And how extensive! You...More

Thank Ed L
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This house has so much more than you think. Volunteers are really passionate and love to talk and show you around. House is a gem but the gardens are spectacular and vast. only open restricted hours as the house is still lived in. Lovely tea...More

Thank BargeeGirl
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Visited years ago with a party of 10 year olds! Finally went back today and wasn't disappointed. Great introduction from Roger Linton,one of the owners of this brilliantly restored property. Great collections of artefacts and unique items. The owners received MBE's for their services to...More

Thank Eileen181
Reviewed 26 August 2017

My sister and I recently visited the gardens and the tearoom.I DON'T think the website makes it CLEAR ENOUGH that neither the ticket kiosk NOR the tearoom accepts ANY type of payment other than cash.Lady at the kiosk said someone earlier had said same.The gardens...More

Thank angela c
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Really interesting place to visit, a very old house and the team there were very interesting to talk to. Unfortunately the weather was dreadful so we didn't get to look at the gardens.

Thank Ches666
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Very interesting house, full of history and memorabilia. The gardens were a little disappointing but this was mainly due to the fact that they lacked colour at this time of the year. However it was a very informative and pleasant visit.

Thank Carole T
Reviewed 30 July 2017

From a child, I dreamed of going inside this special house full of history and now I've been there. I liked the Victorian gardens, too. Having the owners present adds to the experience which is lacking in so many other properties. The tea room was...More

Thank 284scb
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