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Stansted Park overlooks the coast on the Hampshire–Sussex border from the South Downs National Park. Visit the historic Upstairs state rooms, extensive real-life servants’ quarters Downstairs and the Chapel.   House open May - September Sun Mon Tues Wed 1 pm - 5 pm (last entry 4 pm).  School visits and pre-booked group visits are always very welcome.

The family can spend a day at Stansted Park exploring on safe footpaths, buy locally raised plants at Stansted House Garden Centre, indulge in afternoon tea or a lovely light lunch at the Pavilion Tea Room. The  Stansted Farm Shop is  full of quality local suppies for foodies!

At weekends, have fun in the Stansted Maze, on the Stansted Park Light Railway, which runs through the Bessborough Arboretum or visit the craft workshops: Studio Pottery.

The Victorian Walled Gardens include the amazing yew MAZE  opened 2011 and is a great fun family attraction. Open weekends and school holidays 1 – 4 pm February – October (weather permitting). It is a great place to hold a children’s party. Call 02392 412265 for details.

Click to find out more about how Stansted Park hosts fabulous weddings, exciting events: open-air theatre, concerts and cricket – which has been played on the lawns in front of Stansted House since the 1740s.

You can view the grounds, birds-eye view map of Stansted Park here.

The mansion and its outbuildings are now heated by a bio-fuel boiler fed by wood grown sustainably in award-winning Stansted Forest. The Forest is managed for wildlife conservation, under a Permissive Access scheme.

Stansted Park supports the South Downs Responsible Visitor Charter and has a GTBS silver award for sustainable tourism management.


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Registered Office Address: Stansted Park Foundation, Stansted Park, Rowlands Castle, Hampshire, PO9 6DX | Phone: 44 +(0)23 9241 2265

Company No. 4907189 | Registered Charity Number 1101251


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