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Charleston, West Firle

4.3
#2 of 13 in Historic Sites in Lewes
Must see · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Charleston was the home and country meeting place for the writers, painters and intellectuals known as the Bloomsbury group. The interior was painted by the artists Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell, and together with their collection forms a unique example of their decorative style.
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  • We had a wonderful visit to Charleston on Saturday! Nestling at the foot of the down it’s such a perfect spot! The new exhibitions were stunning and beautifully presented. It felt safe and well...  more »
  • Free to visit the garden at the moment. Well maintained full of tulips. Small-half hour visit. Easy to park. Website says booking essential but it really wasn’t...hardly anyone there we just walked...  more »
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  • A smashing place, where you learn all about the people, who lived and stayed there, by a wonderful tour guide! You would not be able to read or her so much without the guides!!! I love this place! And in the new building you can eat good, healthy and tasty food. Even a long journey is worth while!!!
  • Beautiful garden and amazingly preserved artists home and studio. The paintings and decor of the house feels almost contemporary, as if some young art students have just moved out. It is not necessary to know of the bloomsbury set to enjoy this place.
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