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St Laurence, Church Lane

St Laurence, Church Lane, Guestling, East Sussex TN35 4HS View on map

11th century church with a notable Norman arch into St John's chapel constructed by stonemasons from Canterbury Cathedral, is a grade I listed building in regular use. The churchyard contains the grave of Olive Brockwell, nanny to Christopher Robin and a section dedicated to victims of the plague. Following an extensive renovation programme conducted 2010 - 2012, the building is in a very good state of repair and is attractive to visit. The 1066 Way Footpath routes through the churchyard.


Opening Arrangements

26th October to 27th March 2016 Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 9:60 am - 4pm 28th March to 30th October 2016 Daily 9:30am to 5pm 31st October - 31st December Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9:30 - 4pm


One third of a mile east of A259 at Guestling Green on signposted minor road. Rail: Three Oaks (2 miles), Hastings (4 miles). Bus: No 100 (Hastings to Rye) every hour.

Parking Spaces


An adjacent field can be made available for parking by a large number of visitors; by arrangement only

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes