22 unique historic buildings, churches and venues across East Sussex open to the public for free this month
Heritage Open Days runs between September 13 and 22 and is England’s largest grass roots heritage festival involving more than 40,000 volunteers and 5,000 events.
Here we look at 22 of the 48 unique buildings, churches and venues across East Sussex that are open to the public for free this month. You can find out more about the openings here.
5. National Trust, Saddlescombe Farm, Saddlescombe Road, Saddlescombe, Brighton & Hove
Sunday, September 15 10.30am-3.30pm. Visit this ancient downland farm that was once owned by the Knights Templar. No booking required.
Supplied by the farm
6. Seaford Museum & Heritage Society, Martello Tower, The Esplanade, Seaford
Open Saturday, September 14-Sunday September 15 11am-4pm. Seaford Museum is housed in Martello Tower no.74, which is situated at the eastern end of Seaford seafront.
7. National Trust, Sheffield Park, Uckfield
Tuesday, September 17: 10am-5pm. Landscape garden originating in the 18th century containing lakes, waterfall and cascades. Famous for autumn colour but beautiful in all seasons.
8. Southover Grange, Southover High Street, Lewes
Sunday, September 15 10am-2pm. An opportunity to see the recently restored areas of this 16th house, now home to ESCC's registry office.
Heritage Open Day