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Scotney Castle Garden

The Estate Office Scotney Castle 2169B Office Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8JN, England
+44 1892 893820
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A glimpse of the past

A castle, Manor House and beautiful grounds to explore. The Manor House is fully furnished and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
pepeingle
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Clacton-on-sea
Exceeded expectations

I could have easily spent longer here as a nature lover and photographer. On a nice day like I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Krisyyy
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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The Estate Office Scotney Castle 2169B Office Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8JN, England
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+44 1892 893820
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Reviewed yesterday

A castle, Manor House and beautiful grounds to explore. The Manor House is fully furnished and left as it was when the last owner died in 2006 which offers a glimpse into the 1900's. Volunteer guides in each room give you interesting insight into family...More

Thank pepeingle
Reviewed 2 days ago

I could have easily spent longer here as a nature lover and photographer. On a nice day like I visited on it was just so picturesque and interesting! 2 hours wasn't enough for me and I was by myself. There were lots of couples and...More

Thank Krisyyy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful castle ruins. Moat picturesque. Excellent shop. Steep hill to climb but worth it. Walled garden pretty.

Thank cleo464
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, but not last, visit to Scotney Castle & Gardens. A country estate nestled in the Kent countryside with a beautiful family house built from stone from the estate quarry & the remnants of the Castle in the 19th Century. The Hussey family house was...More

Thank Ginger202
Reviewed 1 week ago

.. Scotney Castle - an English country house - south-east of Lamberhurst. .. Although ruined, but the remains and the artifacts [Ref: photos] are worth seeing & shooting - amazing maintenance! .. Kindly go through the HISTORY before visiting. .. The GARDEN itself is worth...More

Thank Traveller G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to do here, whether it's strolling through the generous grounds, visiting the walled garden, photographing the castle from every angle from the perimeter of the surrounding moat, exploring the (limited) inside spaces inside the castle, or wandering through the thoughtfully preserved home that the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did one of the guided tours around the estate which took about 90 minutes. One can see where the original Kent Sussex border used to be and can gain an inkling into how charcoal was made. The highlight for me was the Hornbeam tree...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very beautiful place, ideal for a day out over the weekend. The park is stunningly beautiful, especially in autumn, when the trees are colourful. The house is quite interesting as well, built in 1837 and well preserved. This is a National Trust...More

Thank Kalin P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You never know what to expect so with a young family this was a great place to visit.. .. plenty of walks for the kids to explore. The house was ok in a great setting... The actual small castle is literally just to look at...More

Thank tickers24
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful place to visit - we visited in late September and the large wooded/parkland grounds looked very picturesque with all the Autumnal colours. There is a lot to see here. There is a stately home (Victorian ?) as well as a small...More

Thank Alan E
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Robin C
14 October 2017|
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Heather H
12 August 2017|
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Response from susiewoo25 | Reviewed this property |
2 hours minimum but if good weather then stay and enjoy the many spots to sit and gaze at the gardens etc. Beauty of being an NT member is the freedom to drop in to a place and leave quickly if weather turns bad. I think... More
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Tina H
6 April 2017|
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Response from Joy M | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of good paths in the gardens, though a bit hilly here and there. The house maybe a problem.
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