Group tours and guidesPhotograph of the Dining Room in Preston Manor

Two guided tours of Preston Manor are available for groups.
Maximum 30 people per tour. Larger groups can book two or more tours.
Please note that only in-house guides are permitted to conduct tours inside the building.

‘Upstairs Downstairs’ tour

Available all year
Duration 1 hour
During the Indian summer of Britain just before World War I, the Stanford family was living at Preston Manor with their 15 servants. The house remains as if they were still there. This tour will immerse you into the intimacy of a wealthy Edwardian family.
Also available in easy English, French and German and as a costumed tour


Combine the Royal Pavilion, Brighton Museum and Preston Manor

Preston Manor is a 15 minute drive from the Royal Pavilion estate (where the Royal Pavilion and Brighton Museum are located) and therefore a visit to two or more attractions can easily be achieved on the same afternoon or morning, or in the same day including a break for tea at the Royal Pavilion.


The full colour guidebook gives a fascinating insight into Preston Manor.
Special discounts on guidebooks are available for groups, if booked in advance. Price: £1.50 each, or just £1.20 if you buy 15 or more

For guided tour prices and how to book go to Group prices and booking

Travel information for groups

For more information visit How to get to Preston Manor

Drop off and Coach parking

Coaches bringing visitors to Preston Manor can park onsite.


Free parking is available onsite for visitors to Preston Manor. Enter the drive from the entrance on Preston Drove.

Public transport

Preston Park railway station with connections to London, Gatwick and Luton is a 10 minute walk away.
Preston Manor is on local bus routes 5, 5A, 59.

On arrival

Group leaders should make their way to the front desk. You will need your booking reference, group name and payment if applicable.