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Ightham Mote

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Address: Mote Road | Ivy Hatch, Ightham, Sevenoaks TN15 0NT, England
Phone Number: 01732 810378
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My favorite NT propoerty in Kent

Another lovely visit, the weather could have been nicer but it didnt detract from another stunning visit, I never get tired of this building and its grounds.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Steven N
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Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ightham Mote is close to our home in Sevenoaks and is a superb, interesting 14th century moated house in beautiful surroundings and fabulously restored in recent years. It has a great restaurant, a small gift shop and nice walks nearby - but it is closed until end February 2016. So although you can walk around the outside you cannot go... More 

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Thank Rick W
Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Another lovely visit, the weather could have been nicer but it didnt detract from another stunning visit, I never get tired of this building and its grounds.

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Thank Steven N
West Sussex, England.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know what it is about this place but the Kharma is peaceful and relaxing. And to know that you are walking in the footsteps of the Tudor generation is amazing. Not only are the grounds lovely to stroll round, there is acres of land to hike over, taking in the glorious rolling Kent countryside. The house is fascinating... More 

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Thank Essjay9
Sevenoaks, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty to keep kids interested- our 7 year old loved the treasure hunt. Beautiful house and lovely setting. Coffee shop nice.

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Harpenden
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Firstly the house is amazing. We have been before and we always have a good time - Except this time. And these are the reasons. Firstly the house: As i said it is amazing BUT unfortunately only part of the downstairs was open. Non of the upstairs and part of the downstairs was open. Now i understand that cleaning and... More 

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Thank captainralph2003
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Three of us from different parts of the south of England chose here as a convenient redezvous for a get together. Despite some poor weather in between Christmas and New Year, the place was VERY busy, although the half price winter admission may have made it more atttractive (but not all of the house is open during winter). The house... More 

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Thank Souwester147
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Yet another beautiful house and gardens from The National Trust. Although the upstairs of the house is closed for the winter there is still plenty to see in the downstairs of this gorgeous house. The grounds were also lovely with a discovery den complete with deck chairs and blankets with a stunning view. There are also lots of volunteers around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

I am currently sitting watching the Time Team dvd on Ightham Mote as I wanted to know more about this fantastic house. My parents and I visited on a lovely December day. Sadly we didn't see the upstairs as it is closed for it's yearly conservation period, no trouble though, we understand. The house made up for this with the... More 

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Thank moomoomossman
Sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Ightam Mote is always stunning whatever time of the year you visit. There is plenty to see in the house, and I have always found the stewards really friendly and informative. The gardens look pretty throughout the year, and if wanting to walk futher afield there are plenty of woodland walks around the property. The house is currently partially open... More 

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Thank BluejaySussex
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The grounds are lovely, the house itself is is a jewel. You'll probably want to live there. The guides are knowledgeable and don't forget the listed dog kennel.

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