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Charleston, Lewes

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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 visited Charleston last year in the late summer and were absolutely enchanted by both house and garden. The guided tour of the house was fascinating and an absolute must, bringing as it does all th...  more »
  • We visited on a busy Saturday afternoon, having just visited nearby Monk's House. We had pre-booked our tickets, which proved fortunate as, by the time we arrived, all the tours were fully booked. If ...  more »
  • A little bit of history. Excellent visit. It was fascinating and charming. Very well organized. Bravo!  more »
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  • So evocative. What must life have really been like for the pansexual trustafarian conchie occupants of this house? And I do hope the nearly ten million being spent won't change the slightly dilapidated atmosphere. The garden was looking stunning on the day we visited and Ellie was a most engaging guide.
  • Out of the way, but deserves a few minutes of your time.
  • You have to visit. This is an internationally significant and beautifully breathtaking place.
  • Beautiful gardens and the house was lovely.The cafe was an overpriced disappointment though
  • A must visit for any Bloombury Group fans. We were lucky and visited on a gloriously sunny day. Its not a big place, but book one of the tours and enjoy a quick meal there too.

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