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Lewes Castle & Museum

Lewes Castle & Museum

3.72km from Glyndebourne

Lewes Castle is one of the oldest Norman fortresses in England, with incredible panoramic views of Sussex from the top of the keep. Its Museum houses a fine archaeological collection, including delicate prehistoric flints, fine Roman pottery, Saxon weapons, and medieval gold rings. New features include interactive displays, a new medieval gallery, and an audio-visual show.

Anne of Cleves House

Anne of Cleves House

4.09km from Glyndebourne

This beautiful medieval house is part of the story of King Henry VIII and his divorce settlement with his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves. Owned and operated as a museum by the Sussex Archaeological Society under the operating name "Sussex Past", it is home to wide-ranging collections of furniture and artefacts of Sussex interest.

Firle Place

Firle Place

4.22km from Glyndebourne

Firle Place is an outstanding privately owned country house in Sussex that dates from the time of Henry VIII but was substantially remodelled in the 18th Century. It has been the home of the Gage family for over 500 years, and is a house with a rich history and extraordinary collection of old master paintings, porcelain and furniture.

Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare

Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare

4.64km from Glyndebourne

Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare is a historic animal welfare centre which has been around since the 1930’s. The centre is host to many visitors who come to see the fantastic range of animals which they have helped over the years.

Firle Beacon

Firle Beacon

5.28km from Glyndebourne

Firle Beacon is a hill in the South Downs of southern England. It is 217 metres high and is a Marilyn. It commands a far-reaching view. When the prevailing wind is northerly, the site is often used for gliding activities like slope soaring. One of the nice trekking destination and also you can spend some good time in the middle of nature.

National Trust - Monk's House

National Trust - Monk's House

5.32km from Glyndebourne

Monk’s House is an unassuming, weather-boarded house at the end of the village of Rodmell, the history of which can be traced to the early 16th century. The writer Virginia Woolf and her husband, the political activist, journalist and editor Leonard Woolf, bought the house by auction at the White Hart Hotel, Lewes, on 1 July 1919 for 700 pounds, and received there many visitors connected to the Bloomsbury Group, including T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster, Roger Fry and Lytton Strachey. The purchase i

Charleston Trust

Charleston Trust

5.47km from Glyndebourne

Charleston, in East Sussex, is a property associated with the Bloomsbury group, that is open to the public. It was the country home of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant and is an example of their decorative style within a domestic context, representing the fruition of more than sixty years of artistic creativity.

Lavender Line

Lavender Line

6.41km from Glyndebourne

The Lavender Line is a heritage railway based at Isfield Station, near Uckfield in East Sussex, England. It runs for a 2 mile round trip through the beautiful Sussex Countryside between the village of Isfield and the Parish of Little Horsted. You can enjoy the sights and sounds of a steam railway whilst travelling through the picturesque Wealden countryside.

Drusillas Park

Drusillas Park

9.39km from Glyndebourne

Drusillas Park offers a fun-tastic day out that includes hundreds of exotic animals, from monkeys and meerkats to penguins and pandas. There are many hands-on activities, an adventure play area separated for different age groups, an indoor soft play centre, and the Safari Express train ride that runs daily.

Farley Farmhouse

Farley Farmhouse

9.96km from Glyndebourne

Farleys House near Chiddingly, East Sussex, has been converted into a museum and archive featuring the lives and work of its former residents, the photographer Lee Miller and the Surrealist artist Roland Penrose. It also houses a collection of contemporary art by their friends Pablo Picasso, Man Ray, Max Ernst and Joan Miró.

Chalkland Way

Chalkland Way

10.01km from Glyndebourne

The Chalkland Way is a 40-mile circular walking route on the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds, Britain's most northerly chalk outcrop, linking the villages of Great Givendale, Bishop Wilton, Bugthorpe, Thixendale, Fimber, Wetwang and Huggate. Most walkers start and finish at Pocklington, a pleasant market town with plenty of eating and drinking establishments, and some overnight accommodation.

Alfriston Clergy House

Alfriston Clergy House

10.38km from Glyndebourne

This 14th-century timber-framed house was famously the very first historic property purchased by the National Trust, in 1896. It is what we call a Wealden type of building, that is, with a projecting hall, flush with the first floor wings. The house is a 14th-century Wealden hall house. Although the name reflects the fact that the parish priest and his housekeeper used it, the house was originally built as a farmer's house.

Michelham Priory

Michelham Priory

10.82km from Glyndebourne

Michelham Priory is a family-friendly museum with hands-on activities for children. Explore 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. Explore eight hundred years of history in the house and gatehouse with hands-on activities and displays of furniture and artefacts. Rooms include an interactive Victorian kitchen, our WWII evacue

Long Man of Wilmington

Long Man of Wilmington

11.68km from Glyndebourne

The Long Man is Europe’s largest portrayal of the human form, dating back to at least 1710 when the surveyor John Rowley illustrated the figure. The Long Man is 235 feet tall, holds two "staves", and is designed to look in proportion when viewed from below.

Ditchling Beacon

Ditchling Beacon

11.87km from Glyndebourne

Ditchling Beacon is a popular road hill climb. It is tackled by many amateurs on the annual London to Brighton bike ride. It averages 9%, but gets up to a maximum of 16%, with quite a few false flats. It consists of a large chalk hill with a particularly steep northern face, covered with open grassland and sheep-grazing areas.

Seaford Beach

Seaford Beach

12.31km from Glyndebourne

One of the iconic beaches in this area with a beautifully refurbished pier stretches of white sand and crystal clear waters, Seaford Beach is a fantastic place to spend the day. The beach is also close to the shops, restaurants and a supermarket. Public barbeques are available at the car park off Station Street.

Seaford Museum

Seaford Museum

12.67km from Glyndebourne

Seaford Museum is a beautiful museum which contains objects, archives and displays relating to the history of the local area.The Museum is housed in Martello Tower no. 74, which is situated at the eastern end of Seaford seafront. There is a deceptive 5,000 square feet of display area, which includes the roof with cannon, entrance floor with museum shop, the lower floor of the tower and the covered dry moat area.

Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

13.37km from Glyndebourne

Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft was situated in the Sussex South Downs, the museum focuses on the artists and craftspeople who made Ditchling a creative hub in the 20th century. The site is home to a nationally important collection of artefacts made by the arts and craftsmen who lived in the village, such as typographer and sculptor Eric Gill, designer of the London Underground font Edward Johnston and printer Hilary Pepler.

Bluebell Railway

Bluebell Railway

13.81km from Glyndebourne

The Bluebell Railway runs steam-hauled passenger trains across 11 miles from Sheffield Park to East Grinstead, calling at Horsted Keynes and Kingscote. It is the first preserved standard gauge steam-operated passenger railway in the world to operate a public service. Having preserved a number of steam locomotives even before steam stopped running on British mainline railways in 1968, today it has over 30 steam locomotives, the 2nd largest collection in the UK after the National Railway Museum.

National Trust - Sheffield Park and Garden

A Majestic manor house with a beautiful garden and it was designed by Lancelot Brown in the Serpentine Style but have developed into a major twentieth-century woodland garden and arboretum, planted in the Gardenesque style. The Sheffield Park Garden is famous for its display of spring flowers and is at its best in the autumn. It was originally laid out in the 18th century by Capability Brown and further developed in the early 20th century by its then-owner, Arthur Gilstrap Soames. It is now ow

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Glyndebourne

Glyndebourne

Glyndebourne, Lewes BN8 5UU, UK

Glyndebourne is an opera house in East Sussex, just one hour from London, which has been the venue for the annual Glyndebourne Festival since 1934. It was one of the iconic attraction in this area and is visited by so many tourists.