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Preston Manor is a charming historic house, decorated and furnished in Edwardian style. Its elegant reception rooms and functional servants’ quarters reveal the ‘upstairs and downstairs’ of life at the manor. Preston Manor is only open...more
Preston Road | Preston Park, Brighton BN1 6SD, England
+44 300 029 0900
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All reviews interesting house stanford family walled garden upstairs downstairs edwardian era pet cemetery the kitchen original features worth a visit fascinating history royal pavilion ghost haunted scullery glimpse portraits century
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Reviewed 22 November 2018

10-15 minute drive from Central Brighton is this house which is one of the oldest houses in Brighton. Well furnished as it was left. Self guided. You can get a combined cheaper ticket with entry to the Brighton Pavilion. Allow about 45 minutes to look...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank makethemostolife
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Not much to look at from the outside and walled garden needs a makeover but, what a wonderful place when you get inside. Full of history and interesting things. Had a great time taking photos. The staff are very knowledgeable and so helpful. Thank you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Discover826073
Reviewed 29 September 2018

I was visiting my family, my niece and I was walking thru the park and she said that the victorian manor was suppose to be haunted so we went to it and immediately I felt a strange sensation over my body as we walked into...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank nicoletteg161
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Wow. On the doorstep for all these years and only now did we choose to visit. This place has none of the stuffiness of NT houses - this is largely how it was when the family left in 1932. Almost all the rooms are open...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank fairycake73
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Be sure to set aside some time to check this place out - there is a lot too see, especially if you want to explore the grounds as well! Also, keep an eye out for the portraits of the Preston's family pets scattered around the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Katy G
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Included in the 3 day History Pass ticket from The Pavilion this Manor House is well worth a visit. An old medieval house built on over the years and now seen as an Edwardian family house with all the furniture and artefacts as they were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Jg H
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Discovered this doing a Goggle Search and wasn’t sure what to expect. Did miss the initial signpost but took a guess as to where it was based on the work we could see and found it quite quickly. Not necessarily the most attractive house depending...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank small66
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Simply amazing! This historic mansion perfectly portrays life back in the 19th/beginning of the 20th century. From the beautiful beds to the various portraits, Preston Manor is a worthy visit for anyone interested in history or curious about the life of the higher class of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Luana V
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Beautifully managed, arranged and taken care of, this edwardian-era manor house shows visitors the ambiguity between glamour and hard work that compose the image of the english aristocracy and its servants in the early 20th century. Every room is marvellously recreated with authentic artifacts. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank MaxWohltmann
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely visit here with my 15 year old daughter. It’s a beautifully kept and interesting property. Our kitchen guide was really interesting and kindly answered all our ghostly questions. Will come back to see the gardens as they were closed due to a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from NicolaLevett | Reviewed this property |
There is no parking in Preston Manor so you will need to arrive early in order to find off road parking.Harrington road or around that area should be ok, very close to Preston Manor.An option is to get the train to Preston... More