This property is free for HHA Friends
BECOME A FRIEND SEND A FREE E-CARD

You are here: > home

Riverhill House


Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0RR
tel: 01732 459777
website: www.kentattractions.co.uk/index.php/riverhill-himalayan-gardens.html

The garden's importance dates from 1840 when John Rogers, F.R.S and friend of Charles Darwin, bought the property. Some plants collected by Robert Fortune in China were sent here and are still growing, as are many other Victorian introductions. Records kept since 1842.

This property offers free access to HHA Friends and Members during normal opening hours - please check opening times.

Visitor Opening Times

2014: 23 March - 7 September, Wednesday - Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays, 10.30am - 5pm.

Please contact the property for up to date opening times

Groups and special visits

A privately owned ancestral home where the Rogers have lived since 1840. The family are directly descended from John Rogers, the Protestant Martyr who died in 1555, and the house contains portraits and memorabilia spanning 400 years.

The spectacular hillside garden with extensive views over the Weald of Kent has fine specimen trees, sheltered terraces with roses and rare shrubs and a woodland walk with rhododendrons, azaleas and Japanese maples growing in naturalised setting.

The house is only open to group bookings of 20 upwards (smaller groups by arrangement) for a guided tour with a member of the family.

All visitors receive a very personal welcome.

Tailor Made Facilities

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

Contact Details

Contact:    Mrs Rogers
Address:    Riverhill House
Town:    Sevenoaks
County:    Kent
Postcode:    TN15 0RR
Phone:    01732 458802/452557


Visit www.kentattractions.co.uk/index.php/riverhill-himalayan-gardens.html for more information

Open for visits
Also available at:
Riverhill House
More Information
Visits to Gardens Only
Nearby HHA Properties
St Clere (4  miles)
Chiddingstone Castle (5  miles)
Hever Castle (6  miles)
Squerryes Court (6  miles)
Mere House (7  miles)