Priory & Gardens
Dicker near Hailsham, East Sussex
England’s longest water filled moat surrounds the site which dates back to 1229.
Find out about Michelham’s fascinating 800 year history, from its foundation by Augustinian canons, through the destruction caused by the dissolution of the monasteries in Tudor times and into its later life as a country house.
One of the Society’s places to visit in Sussex and ideal for a family day out. As well as the historic house, additional highlights include seven acres of grounds, kitchen garden, medieval herb garden, working watermill, replica Iron Age roundhouses and children’s play area.
New for 2012, Images of Michelham on display in the picture gallery and hands on activities and dressing up throughout the house. Our newly refurbished cafe is also now open.
16 Feb to 1st Mar: 11am to 4pm
2nd Mar to 1st Nov: 10.30am to 5pm
2nd Nov to 20th Dec: 11am to 4pm