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Ightham Mote

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Address: Mote Road | Ivy Hatch, Ightham TN15 0NT, England
Phone Number: 01732 810378
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Lovely house

We really enjoyed this NT house and garden. House particularly interesting with helpful, informative and non-pushy room stewards. Could do with a little more interpretation in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Yealmpton, United Kingdom
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Yealmpton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed this NT house and garden. House particularly interesting with helpful, informative and non-pushy room stewards. Could do with a little more interpretation in each room, but generally excellent. Spent a good three hours there.

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Well presented National Trust property with interesting history. Good volunteer guides, both helpful and knowlegable. Good shop with wide range of products, and restaurant with plenty of outdoor seating.

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Fredericton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

This was rather an unexpected surprise. We arrived late in the day very close to closing as we got lost. Lots of twisty narrow roads with very few signs. Part of the joy of travelling in the Kent countryside. Having visited Chartwell, Quebec House, Sissinghurst, Knole, and Emmetts Gardens on our NT pass we were getting the hang of things.... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Ightham Mote is a very attractive building with lovely grounds. It has an interesting history and the introductory talk is worth going to. The garden tour allows you to visit a part if the grounds not otherwise accessible to the public. The picnic area has deckchairs available but no picnic tables. There is a children's discovery play area. There is... More 

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Kent, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Another fabulous visit to this gorgeous NT property....This time we took Canadian visitors who adored the property as much as we do...

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Truro, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A National Trust property that is well worth the visit. Set in lovely grounds, it is not overly imposing but rather makes you feel really welcome, as if you belong there, and the room stewards are knowledgeable and friendly. You can even sit down on some of the furniture. The tea rooms served good food at reasonable prices, all in... More 

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A beautiful place to go to on Father's Day and go and fish in the moat, a once a year event worth putting in your diary for 2016. Yes the house is great, the grounds are beautiful, fantastic place for a picnic. Get there early as the car park soon fills up.

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Hull
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Normally closed for the winter, this medieval house has remained partially opened to visitors; the ground floor only being viewable. The advantage for visitors has been the ability to talk to the cleaners and conservators as they have carried out their winter tasks whilst being disturbed by the visitors. So, a disadvantage to the conservators, then, who viewed the disruption... More 

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north east
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Some places just take your breath away and this is one of those places. The setting and the building are just beautiful, obviously helped by a wonderful day weather wise. The National Trust are to be congratulated for undertaking such a huge project to save this wonderful building for future generations to also enjoy. Just wish National Trust shops didn't... More 

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Cramlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely place to spend a day. The house is very interesting and full of charming old furniture . It is the only moated house we have seen .The gardens are well kept and there are several walks with great views across the downs.The National Trust do a great job of preserving these places.

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Additional Information about Ightham Mote

Address: Address: Mote Road | Ivy Hatch, Ightham TN15 0NT, England
Phone Number: 01732 810378
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ightham
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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