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The Village Store

A traditional Village Store where service comes first. Bev, Rob and Staff invite you to step inside for a little taste of history.​​

  • Delicatessen with Sussex Cheeses & Meats 

  • Hot and Cold Home Baked Pies, Pasties and Pastry's 

  • Freshly Filled Sandwiches & Baguettes made to order 

  • Selection of Home Made Cakes 

  • Hot & Cold Drinks 

  • Pickles, Chutneys & Condiments

  • Jams, Jellies & Marmalade Preserves 

  • Sweets, Chocolates, Biscuits & Ice Creams 

  • Hampers for all occasions

  • Great Gifts

  • Off Licence 

  • and all your day-to-day provisions

t: 01323 870201

This rare 14th century Wealden 'Hall House' was the first building to be acquired by the National Trust in 1896. The thatched, timber-framed house is in an idyllic setting, with views across the River Cuckmere and surrounded by a delightful, tranquil cottage garden.

On your visit:

  • Admire the first house the NT saved.

  • Enjoy the tranquillity of our English cottage garden.

  • Discover the chalk and sour milk floor in the hall.

Alfriston Clergy House & Garden

Opening hours: please see the NT website above  

t: 01323 871961



Fern                                             (was Wallow)

Discover a place to indulge yourself and others, with carefully sourced, beautiful things: organic bath and beauty products, home accessories and more.

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Objet Trouve

An eclectic mix of art, antiques and curiosities

Much Ado Books

Offering new, out-of-print and antiquarian books for general readers and specialist collectors. With a stock of more than 10,000 volumes, Much Ado offers a special concentration of books on the Bloomsbury group. From recent paperbacks to ancient tomes, Much Ado's shelves hold a variety of treats for book-lovers and readers.

Opening Hours:

10:00am - 5:30pm Mon - Sat

11:00am - 5:00pm Sun and Bank Holidays

Alfriston Arts

Alfriston Arts is the latest in a long tradition of Art Galleries located at Aldfriston House in the middle of the historic High Street. A retail gallery space for some of the best established and emerging Sussex based painters, potters  printmakers, sculptors and jewellers,  working in a range of media and disciplines.

We also sell fresh flowers for home, gifts, events and weddings.

Opening Hours:

10:30am - 5:00pm Tues - Sun

The Apiary

A handpicked collection of beautiful gifts for those  who want something a bit different.


Open daily

t: 01323 870730



Emmett & White Antiques & Interiors

Situated in the heart of the village Emmett & White Antiques & Interiors stock an eclectic selection of the interesting, the unusual and the downright eccentric.  We try to offer something for everyone whether it’s an inexpensive antique as a souvenir of your visit to the village or something more substantial that will make a real statement.  We try to keep our prices low but we are an antique shop so please feel free to have a haggle - you never know what might happen.


We also offer furniture restoration and an interior design service so why not pop in and see what we could do to bring your prized antiques back to life or to transform your space, whether it be a single room or a whole house.

Opening Hours:

10:00am - 5:00pm every day except closed on Wednesdays.

Rathfinny Wine Estate

The Estate Tour (pre bookable) takes you to the outstanding new Winery, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the Vineyard and the South Downs as you sample the Winemaker’s Lunch, or Afternoon Tea, in the gorgeous Tasting Room.

You can walk the Rathfinny Trail or stay in the carefully renovated Flint Barns, a real “home away from home”.

Reformery Barber & Store

We deliver a superior barbering experience in the comfort of a luxurious and masculine environment; providing you with an opportunity to relax and be meticulously reformed. From luxury hot-towel shaves and beard treatments to contemporary haircuts, we’re passionate about ensuring each customer’s experience is a memorable one.

Appointments available all day, every day


Online booking avaiable on our website below

t: 01323 871493 m: 07825 707456




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