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As the Summer season comes to an end, we start to prepare to close the main house here at Bentley for the winter. The house is open every day from midday until the end of October.

We have written on our blog before all about the history of the house here and the interiors created by Mr and Mrs Askew. Both of them loved the Sussex countryside and were passionate about animals and wildlife. In every room in the house, you can find animals in the detail of the furniture, the wallpapers and the pictures displayed. You can read our post all about the Chinese Drawing Room: A room full of birds. Here are just a few of our favourite animals we found living in the house:

Don’t miss out on seeing the eclectic interiors inside Bentley house before it closes for the winter.