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Preston Manor exterior showing croquet lawns 

Preston Manor  

Preston Manor is a charming historic house on the outskirts of Brighton & Hove. Decorated and furnished in Edwardian style with elegant ‘upstairs’ reception rooms and bedrooms and ‘downstairs’ kitchens and servants’ rooms.

The Manor is now licensed for civil wedding ceremonies, find out more on our Weddings page.

You can view 360 degree panoramic photos of the house on the Murder in the Manor website. 

Entrance fee payable.

Preston Drove
East Sussex
United Kingdom
Tel 03000 290900
Email visitor.services@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Opening times

Open from 1 April to 30 September

Tues-Fri 10am-5pm Sun 2-5pm, last admission 4.15pm

Closed Mon (including Bank Holidays) & Sat

Closed (except for pre-booked groups, schools visits and special events) from 1 October to 31 March


Admission charges

Valid from 1 April 2014
to 31 March 2015
Adult         £6.40
Child (under 16)     £3.40

Family ticket: 2 adults and up to
2 children    

Family ticket: 1 adult and up to
2 children    

Concessions (identification required):
Seniors (60 or over)

£5.20 (accompanying carer Free)

Groups of 15 or more:


Brighton & Hove Resident
(proof of residence required)
and up to four accompanying children free         


Are you a Brighton & Hove resident living within postcodes BN1, BN2, BN3 or BN41?

If so, you can enjoy half price admission to Preston Manor:

From 1 April 2014 - 31 March 2015 entry is £3.20 per adult with up to four accompanying children free (additional children £3.30 each) proof of Brighton & Hove residency is required – eg council tax or utility bill.

Royal Pavilion & Museums Foundation members

You can enjoy free admission to Preston Manor with membership of the Royal Pavilion & Museums Foundation. This is the charity that supports the work of the Royal Pavilion & Museums. You can find out more by visiting the Foundation's website.

Group Bookings

For information about group bookings please visit our Travel Trade and groups pages

Click here to buy tickets online  


Buy admission tickets online

What to see at Preston Manor

How to get here

On foot 20-30 minute walk from Brighton city centre
By bus Buses 5, 5A, 17, 40, 40X and 273 from Brighton city centre stop near Preston Manor.
By train One stop from Brighton Station getting off at Preston Park station. Five minutes walk from Preston Park station.
By taxi Ten minutes from Brighton city centre


  • gift shop
  • disabled and wheelchair access to basement and ground floor
  • refreshments and children’s play area close by in Preston Park
  • free parking

Is Preston Manor Haunted?

Tales of ghostly sightings and supernatural experiences go back through history and the Manor regularly hosts Ghost Tours.  Find out more about ghosts at Preston Manor


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