This property is free for HHA Friends
Jacobean house incorporating a medieval hall, Tudor staircase and later additional carvings, furniture, porcelain and contrasting decoration, reflect its fascinating history. Set in 12 acres of wonderful gardens and surrounded by tranquil parkland, the house is well placed for access from junction 9, M20 and for nearby houses and gardens.
This property offers free access to HHA Friends and Members during normal opening hours - please check opening times.
Visitors are taken in small groups on a guided tour of the house and are free to explore the gardens at will. Larger groups are welcome on any day by arrangement.
Visitor Opening Times
2017: House and Tearoom: 14 April – 1 October: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays 1pm – 5pm. Gardens: 1 March – 1 November: daily 1pm – 6pm.
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.
Family Friendly Facilities
Free entry for under 16s
There is a pre-planned route of activities in the house, gardens and park. Tours of the grand rooms and attics show how the house has evolved over time. Themed walks in the garden including pond dipping, identifying trees, collecting vegetation and parkland management can be arranged. Outdoor space for sporting events including cross country runs.
A schools leaflet can be downloaded from our website.
Groups and special visits
Workshops £55.00, unless otherwise stated including a light lunch and refreshments.
Tailor Made Facilities
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