This property is NOT free for HHA Friends
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Westenhanger Castle


This property is NOT free for HHA Friends
Stone Street, Westenhanger, Hythe, Kent, CT21 4HX
tel:
01303 540011

Westenhanger is the site of a 14th century fortification with ruins, a reconstructed house, mediaeval barns and a large stone dovecote. There are 14 acres of meadows surrounding the lawned keep and a dry moat. The house is Grade I listed and the rest is a Scheduled Ancient Monument site.

Location

Leave M20/J11 towards Hythe. Turn right to Westenhanger village and left before station.

Visitor Opening Times

In 2015 we will not be open weekly for individual visits, only groups for conducted history tours which must be pre-booked. Groups with a minimum of 15 persons up to a maximum of 50. The cost of this is £8.50 per person payable in advance. Contact terrywhitling@btinternet.com or telephone 07984 132962 .

We are also open Tue & Wed during April – September 2015

Please note that these opening times are correct to the best of the HHA’s knowledge, as advised by the property. Opening times may change and a property may very occasionally need to close at short notice. We therefore recommend you check with the property before your visit, by phone or on the property’s website, especially if your journey is likely to be a long one.

Film Locations

The site gives ample opportunity for photographs and external filming.

Educational Facilities

Available for school visits - please contact Graham Forge for details.

Groups and special visits

Westenhanger is the site of a 14th century fortification with ruins, a reconstructed house, mediaeval barns and a large stone dovecote. There are 14 acres of meadows surrounding the lawned keep and a dry moat. The house is Grade I listed and the rest is a Scheduled Ancient Monument site.

Restricted opening for public entry to the grounds on Tuesdays between May-September. Group guided tours, to include access inside the house, available midweek by appointment.

Tailor Made Facilities

Visits to HouseYes
Visits to GardenYes
Other EventsNo
Light RefreshmentsYes
LunchYes
DinnerYes

Contact Details

Contact:
Mrs Sarah Poole
Address:
Kent Castle Ltd
Westenhanger Castle
Stone Street
Town:
Hythe
County:
Kent
Postcode:
CT21 4HX


Visit www.westenhangercastle.co.uk for more information

Additional Information
Open for visits
More Information
Visits to Gardens Only
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