Standen - National Trust

Standen - National Trust
West Hoathly Road
East Grinstead
West Sussex
RH19 4NE

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01342 323029


01342 316424

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Standen is a fine show-piece of the late 19th-century Arts & Crafts Movement, featuring rich William Morris textiles and wallpapers, complemented by contemporary furniture, ceramics and pictures of the time. Philip Webb, friend of William Morris, designed this family house in the 1890s. A showpiece of the Arts & Crafts Movement, it is decorated throughout with Morris carpets, fabrics and wallpapers, complemented by contemporary paintings, tapestries and furniture. The house retains its original electrical light fittings. There is also a lovely conservatory with bougainvillaea, oleander, plumbago and other typically Edwardian house-plants. Standen boasts a beautiful hillside garden with wild flowers, azaleas, rhododendrons, roses, ferns, an orchard and croquet lawn. There is a five year garden restoration project currently underway to restore Mrs Beale's original Arts & Crafts garden. Visitors can find out about this through tours, talks and a display in the Potting Shed. There are also lovely walks through two ancient woodlands, Rockinghill and Hollybush.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site, Museum

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

Gift aid admission:
Adult £9.80, Child £4.90, Family £24.50, Group rate £8.50 (please call in advance to book your visit - 01342 323029)


  • National Trust

Collection details

Architecture, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Personalities

Key artists and exhibits

  • Original William Morris textiles and wallpapers.
  • House designed by Philip Webb.
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Arts & Crafts House Tour

Victorian focused tour of this Arts and Crafts Movement house. Handling collection available, and woodland to explore.

How to obtain

Call 01342 323029 or email for more information.