Charleston was the home of the Bloomsbury group and its walled garden is quintessentially a painters’ garden
Charleston near Lewes was the home of the Bloomsbury group that included Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, John Maynard Keynes, Virginia Woolf and EM Forster.
Its walled garden is quintessentially a painters' garden, mixing Mediterranean influences with cottage garden planting. Part of the garden's sense of luxuriance and surprise comes from the variety of sculpture it contains. Classical forms sit side by side with life size works by Quentin Bell, mosaic pavements and tile-edged pools.
This is a great place to visit.
2018 - Charleston open 1 March 2018 – 28 October 2018 - see website for days and times. Tearoom, shop, 2 wheelchairs available.
We hold events and workshops throughout the year, including free art activities for children (first Sunday of every month) – please check our website for details
- Street: Charleston, Firle
- Postcode: BN8 6LL
- City: Lewes
- County: East Sussex
- Country: United Kingdom
- Telephone: 01323 811626
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