Visit: Open Wednesday to Sunday, 23rd March to 1st November, 2016

Charleston's intensely decorated interiors and overflowing gardens provide a truly individual experience. With the museum, cafe and shop also on site we recommend you allow half a day to enjoy all that Charleston has to offer.

  • How to visit

    The Pond at Charletson by Vanessa Bell, 1917 (c) Charleston Trust
    In the heart of the Sussex downs, Charleston is open afternoons from April to October, Wednesday to Sunday...
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  • At Charleston

    Charleston front door (c) Charleston Trust
    Charleston is presented to look and feel as it did when the family lived here, so entry to the house is timed and limited ...
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  • Groups and schools

    Studio fireplace (c) Charleston Trust
    At Charleston we can tailor a perfect visit around your group, school or private party outside our regular opening hours ...
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Stunning picture of the Charleston pond taken during this morning's frosty sunrise by Head Gardener, Mark Divall.

Posted by Charleston on Thursday, February 25, 2016

Duncan Grant's Studio. Image © Penelope Fewster

Posted by Charleston on Monday, January 25, 2016

“You cannot find peace by avoiding life.” – Virginia Woolf

A picture of Charleston House, taken on this fine but cold afternoon :)

Posted by Charleston on Monday, January 18, 2016

Today would have been Duncan Grant's 131st birthday. Here's a couple of shots of his Charleston bedroom.

Posted by Charleston on Thursday, January 21, 2016