Sausmarez Manor, Gardens and Sculpture Park


La Route de Sausmarez

St Martins



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Sausmarez Manor - the Islands only Stately Home - is open for visiting during the season.

It is a time capsule of the history of the Family who are still there after just over 800 years, it contains architecture, artifacts and art relating to members of the family who have been Sailors Soldiers Inventors Adventurers Explorers, Judges, Generals, Admirals, Artists, Governors, Privateers,Sportsmen,Teachers, Diplomats, Merchants and collectors.

It is open for personally conducted tours during the Summer months from Easter or April (whichever is the earlier) to October. Please see website for specific timings.

Also on site are an unusual RHS Partner Garden, a Coppersmith, Celebrated Sculpture Park, a much revisited Tearoom/Garden, and a relaxed and inexpensive 9 hole par 3 Pitch & Putt with free equipment hire.

Regular events and other attractions

Farmers Market every Saturday.

Guernsey's longest running outdoor market takes place throughout the summer at Sausmarez Manor. It features local produce including vegetables, jams, chutneys and cakes as well as a wide range of arts, crafts, books, plants and gifts.

Easter to October 

Outdoors at Sasumarez Manor (In the Winter it is in the Parish Hall)

10.00 am – 1.00 pm

The Patois Etout Café and Teagarden

Open for Home Made Cakes, light refreshments, and local ice cream daily between Easter to End Oct 10.00-5.00 or dusk whichever is earlier.

There is also a children's play area on site.

Open daily, although some facilities may not be available all year.

Manor Railways Ride on Train

Be driven through part of the Wooded Garden populated by Toy Animals, for just under a 1/4 mile on 7 1/4 gage Diesel Outline Locomotive.

Open Easter to October, weather permitting. Daily during school holidays. Weekends during term time.

10am - 4:30pm

Historic House Tours

Conducted Tours of Sausmarez Manor, the Islands Stately Home are an interesting and often amusing way of enjoying a rainy day or as a refuge from too much sun. Spanning 800 years in the ownership of the Seigneurs de Sausmarez, the architecture and contents reflect the ebb and flow of the fortunes of the Island and family over these eventful  centuries. 

House tour availability and admission:


Monday-Thursday 11.30 only

Extra 11.30 Fri & Sat (unless there is a wedding)


Monday-Thursday 11.30
Extra 11.30 Fri & Sat (unless there is a wedding)

​June, July, August & September:

Monday-Thursday 11.30 & 2.30
Extra 11.30 Fri & Sat (unless there is a wedding)

First week of October:

Monday-Thursday 10.30 & 11.30

Extra 11.30 Fri & Sat (unless there is a wedding)

To the end of October :

Monday-Thursday 11.30

Extra 11.30 Fri & Sat (unless there is a wedding)

Adults: £10
Senior Citizens: £9
Students: £5
Children under 14: £5
Children under 3: FREE

Large Groups: Please contact us 

Evening Ghost Tours.

Visit the Most Haunted House in the Island and be conducted by the Seigneur who will be recounting around 10 different hauntings including the Nanny of the 28 children, the Haunted Dolls House and the Late Seigneur, etc. with a free Glass of wine or fruit juice. Very Popular so booking essential. 

ArtParkS Sculpture Park

Set in the Wild Subtropical Gardens at Sausmarez Manor with about 200 sculptures from around a dozen countries from around the World. Most are for sale - see website for a preview or to choose from the 10,000 + sculptures on the website which is possibly the largest dedicated website in Europe if not the world.

The Happy Hollow 9-hole Par 3 Pitch and Putt Course

Free Clubs, Score Cards and Balls every day from Easter to End of October.  Weather permitting.

Guernsey Potato Peel Pie Tours

Visit the Manor mentioned in the book and be entranced by the readings of the dairies of an actual incident as recounted in the book of the Pig and the German Officer.  These Dairies were written by Peter de Sausmarez's great aunt with accuracy and humour despite the dark days of starvation and privation everybody had to face.  There will be a chance to taste an individual Potato Peel Pie and have a free glass of wine. Booking is essential for the 6:30pm tour on a Wednesday given by the Seigneur.

AccessAble Information

Additional Information

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  • Accessibility

    All the Gardens are accessable to wheel chairs though the Subtropical Gardens should be avoided during and after rain.  The manor is accessible if you can master 8 shallow steps.

  • Facilities

    All Parking is free though you may want to contribute to the Charity doing the Parking for the Manor Market and the giant rare plant sale.

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