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Alfriston Clergy House

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Address: The Tye, Alfriston BN26 5TL, England
Phone Number: 01323 871961
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Mega well worth the visit lovely gardens and a lovely cafe for refreshments very reasonable highly recommend

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Mega well worth the visit lovely gardens and a lovely cafe for refreshments very reasonable highly recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

. . . and we have done so. The first time we had a thorough visit of the house where there was a knowledgeable and helpful guide. After that we just went back for the garden, which is delightful. When it's warm you can just sit there and observe. Or ponder on the previous generations who have been there. The... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Beautiful garden and a very interesting little house. The staff were full of information and the house and grounds are well worth a visit- you could spend many happy times just sitting by the stream in the sunshine

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Hassocks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This house was almost falling apart when acquired by the National Trust in 1896 as their first property. It has been fully restored and boasts a crushed chalk floor in the main part of the building. Delightfully set next the village green - known as The Tye - and close to the Church the house although small is well worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Well worth a visit as it was the first ever property acquired by the National Trust. Not a large property but of great historic interest.

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Sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Although we do not live very far away from Alfriston and are members of the National Trust we had never visited. During the week it was easy to park with a short walk to this historic property. Although not a large property the volunteers in the property are extremely knowledgeable and only too happy to explain the history. Worth another... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The national trust s first ever property it is in a stunning location ,the guides are very knowledgeable ,a most enjoyable visit we are national trust members so it was free to enter

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milton keynes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

First National Trust building. We could only see outside as it was closed, but worth a look even so.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

As other reviewers have noted, this was the first property bought by the nascent National Trust and they rescued it from decay and dereliction. If you are touring in the South Downs/Eastbourne area I recommend a brief visit here. The welcome is friendly and the NT stewards/volunteers know everything about this ancient building so will answer any questions you may... More 

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Betchworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The National Trust have really looked after this treasure set in the beautiful countryside. It is a pleasure to walk round and envision in your mind how these people lived. The furniture is authentic and well placed around the rooms, the galley is laid out as if to start a meal for that day, my son is very interested in... More 

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