Are you visiting Glyndebourne?
If it’s your first time, you’ll be wondering what to wear, how best to get there, what time to arrive. You’ll know it’s traditional to take a picnic, but how does that work if you haven’t got the kit?
The Corner House has the answers!
You’ll already know that we’re happy to accommodate early arrivals, so that you can get changed in good time. Just let us know when you book.
Getting there: it’s about 15 mins by car. Glyndebourne has a large car park, but there is only one exit so it can take a while to get out again. Many people like to take the bus, which leaves from the station at about 3pm, timed to meet the London train. It’s free, and a charmingly eccentric way to start your visit to this most English of events. Most visitors plan to get there a couple of hours before the opera starts, so that they can bag a nice picnic spot, and have time to wander around the lovely grounds.
The Corner House has a folding aluminium table which easily seats four, and four folding director’s chairs. You’re more than welcome to borrow these. We also have a traditional wicker hamper, cool box and picnic rug: again, just ask if you’d like to borrow them.