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Penshurst Place & Gardens

Penshurst Road, Penshurst TN11 8DB, England
+44 1892 870307
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Nice place for a short visit

Visited today with 8 small children, we only paid to see the grounds and gardens. There was a play... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kent, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lovely House & Gardens

Really interesting House, which has featured in many TV and film programs. The long gallery was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trevor H
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Discover the beauty and tranquillity of this enchanting historic family home and gardens, once the property of Henry VIII. With a unique medieval Baron's Hall, staterooms, and intimate walled Tudor gardens, that have colour and variety throughout the seasons. Penshurst Place is great for a family day out, with a large wooden Adventure Playground, Toy Museum, Woodland Trail, Garden Restaurant, Porcupine Pantry Coffee Shop, a Gift Shop (open all year) and an events calendar full of entertainment.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“toy museum” (69 reviews)
“great hall” (24 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Penshurst Road, Penshurst TN11 8DB, England
+44 1892 870307
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited today with 8 small children, we only paid to see the grounds and gardens. There was a play area for the children, and the maize maze which was good (took well over an hour!). Other than that there is not really much for children...More

Thank Mumto4wifeto1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really interesting House, which has featured in many TV and film programs. The long gallery was prominent in the series Wolf Hall. The gardens are extensive and although some are works in progress there is still much to see and enjoy. 2 very good places...More

1  Thank Trevor H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used to go here as children and wanted to revisit with our daughter. We spent the whole day there and think it's worth the money. We went in the Maize maze, which with the help of some kind people helping is find our way,...More

1  Thank zebzob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great setting and wonderful gardens with lots to do and see. House guides helpful and polite. The toy museum was smaller than expected but fab nonetheless! The maize maze was fun but very hard to escape from on a hot day. Falconry show also included....More

1  Thank Rosiita
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very interesting day out at Penshurst Place & Gardens. Steeped in history and still in excellent order. Went with a Probus group and was lucky enough to enjoy the informative company of one of the guides who made it even more worthwhile wit...More

1  Thank George T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at 3.30pm on a Sunday and thought it was too late to see the house as it is only open 10-4, so we just visited the gardens. Really wish we'd done the house as well though as it looked magnificent. We just did...More

2  Thank expressive-one
Reviewed 1 week ago

Penshurst Place is very interesting and has amazing gardens - very well looked after. It's a good idea to go when the maize maze is on as this is great fun too. If you have little ones there is a SUPERB adventure playground. Criticisms -...More

Thank HazelChichester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For just £9 you can enter Penshurst Place Gardens, this includes entry to the maize maze which by itself is worth every penny of the entry fee. Set over 5 acres the maze is amazing! You certainly need to follow the map provided and I...More

Thank KentFoodies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to visit the house and gardens are very interesting. Its well worth the money and makes a good day out.

Thank cactustraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Penrose Place is an old manor house and family home of Philip Sidney, Viscount De L'Isle and his family and can be found in lovely gardens and parkland. It strikes an imposing sight, as one approaches, and once inside there are guides and printed material...More

Thank Janet B
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28 November 2016|
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Response from PenshurstPlace | Property representative |
Hi Vikki, Would you be able to give me a call on 01892 870 307 so we can respond to you directly? The CS Lewis books weren't written here, we simply use The Chronicles as Narnia, with the kind permission of the CS Lewis... More
12 September 2016|
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Response from Tim H | Reviewed this property |
Last years event was a great day out ,the kids loved it .