Address: Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0NT
Phone Number: 01732 810378
Website: Visit the Ightham Mote website.
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Ightham Mote is a timber-framed, 14th century, moated manor house with gardens and parkland near Sevenoaks in Kent.
This house is now owned by the National Trust but has been lived in by many colourful characters over it’s long history. Some of the interesting features of the house include the Great hall, the crypt, a Tudor painted ceiling and the courtyard with it’s grade I listed dog kennel. An exhibition in the visitor reception tells the story of how the house was restored and preserved between 1989 and 2006. Introductory house tours available at hourly intervals.
The 14 acres of gardens and pleasure grounds include an orchard with historic apple varieties, a vegetable garden, lots of water features, lawns, an ornamental lake with stream and an enclosed traditional English garden. The estate covers 546 acres in total and comprises of farmland, lakes, wildflower meadows and woodland including an ancient bluebell woodland and is rich with natural wildlife. Garden tours available most days. Waymarked walks.
- Car parking (Free for National Trust members).
- Coach house shop sells gifts, local produce, plants and souvenirs.
- The Mote Restaurant serves meals, snacks, home-made cakes and drinks.
Opening Times & Ticket Prices:
- Please visit the Ightham Mote website for opening times and prices.
Before you start your journey to Ightham Mote for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.