Sussex Guild Contemporary Craft Show
The Sussex Guild is delighted to be exhibiting at Parham again this year. The Guild is a group of professional designer makers selected for their high degree of skill and creativity.
Parham is not open every day, so please check our opening information when planning your visit.
Discover a rare and precious collection of paintings, furniture, needlework and antiquities.
Discover Walled Gardens, Pleasure Grounds, Parkland and the Parham Plant & Garden Shop.
Parham has a number of events throughout the open season. Please click here for more information.
“Nothing at Parham is superfluous, nothing unloved. It is a house of magic.”
Welcome to Parham. It has always been a well-loved family home, and only three families have lived here since its foundation stone was laid in 1577 during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. The Hon. Clive Pearson, my great-grandfather, bought the House and Estate in 1922. He and his wife Alicia found the House and Garden in sad repair, and together they revived and restored both with great sensitivity and care. They opened the House to visitors in 1948. Their work was continued by my great-aunt Veronica Tritton, who inherited Parham, living here until her death in 1993.
Parham’s tranquillity and timeless beauty have changed little over the centuries. Parham House and Gardens are now owned by a Charitable Trust. I have lived here with my family since 1994.
Our monthly Kitchen Garden Series includes tips from the Gardening Team on growing your own produce and a delicious seasonal recipe from private chef and food stylist Nicola Richman. This month we look at asparagus.
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