Parham House & Gardens

Type:Historic House / Palace

Parham Park, West Sussex, RH20 4HS

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The Great Hall at Parham House. Dining table and chairs in centre of room with large portraits on the wall.

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About

Parham has been a well-loved family home since its foundation stone was laid in 1577. Its beauty and peace have changed little over the centuries.

Set within an ancient deer park below the South Downs, Parham is one of the country’s finest Elizabethan Houses, complete with a Great Hall and Long Gallery.

Discover a rare and precious collection of paintings, furniture, needlework and antiquities.

The award-winning gardens consist of beautiful Pleasure Grounds and a four-acre Walled Garden. There are stunning herbaceous borders, a 1920s greenhouse, vegetable garden, orchard and Wendy House. Enjoy walks around the Pleasure Grounds and lake and explore the variety of fascinating wildlife. The Park is a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Parham is in the Top Twenty in 'England's 1000 Best Houses' by Simon Jenkins.

Restaurant: Licensed, light lunches, cakes and cream teas. Groups and Guided Tours: By arrangement. Suitability for Dogs: In grounds, on leads. Disabled access to Gardens and ground floor of the House.

Guide Prices

Groups, minimum of 20 by prior arrangement
For admission costs please see website

Directions

Road Directions

FOR SAT NAV USERS, PLEASE USE RH20 4HR
The main entrance is on A283 Pulborough-Storrington road, equal distance from the A24 and the A29, and 1 1/2 hrs away from London.

There is an hourly bus service to the main gate, exc. Sundays, from Pulborough Station and Storrington. Please note that the bus stops at the beginning of the drive and there is a 1/2 mile walk to the House & Gardens entrance.


Accessible by Public Transport: Pulborough/Amberley station is 5 miles away.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • Café
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Dogs on Lead Only
  • Event venue
  • Gift shop
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • Parking
  • Parking (free)

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided tours by arrangement

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Opening Times

Garden Opening Dates 2021 (25 Apr 2021 - 10 Oct 2021)
DayTimes
Wednesday - Sunday12:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday12:00 - 17:00
House Opening Dates 2021 (21 July 2021 - 10 Oct 2021)
DayTimes
Wednesday - Friday14:00 - 17:00
SaturdayClosed
Sunday14:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday14:00 - 17:00

Awards

  • Other Awards Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme 2017

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