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Penshurst Place & Gardens

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Address: Penshurst Road, Penshurst TN11 8DG, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1892 870307
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Beautiful gardens!

I can't say anymore than what has been said by the previous reviewers. The gardens in Penshurst Place were absolutely beautiful!!! We brought some food and fruits and had a picnic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I wasn't expecting to be impressed by this garden - I don't know why. Maybe because I haven't heard much about it. But OMG, I walked around the whole time with my mouth open. It's fantastic. Beautiful and well designed. It was also pretty easy to get to on public transportation. I wasn't really too interested in the house -... More 

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Staines, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Came with friends for a walk around the gardens and we weren't disappointed, First the farmer's Market outside as first Saturday in the month. Great foods to choose from! We had lunch on the Porcupine cafe before entering the gardens. You'll have to visit to find out the significance of the title! Super light lunch. Then entered the gardens. Unfortunately... More 

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Very attractive (& Tudoresque) home of the Sidney family now administered by English Heritage; the architecture has to be admired; buildings atopped by tall decorative ‘linked’ red brick chimneys (Hampton Court Palace style). It was here they, partly, filmed the TV drama series Wolf Hall featuring the room where Anne Boleyn sat with her ladies. Extensive, stunning gardens segregated by... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I can't say anymore than what has been said by the previous reviewers. The gardens in Penshurst Place were absolutely beautiful!!! We brought some food and fruits and had a picnic there, nice place to spend a relaxing day. If you are expecting historical things from the Tudors, you might be disappointed as I was because there weren't many. However,... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Penshurst place and gardens is a beautiful historical house to visit. The gardens are immense and beautiful and varied. There is a maze if you are brave enough. Loads of history to absorb, with Very friendly and informative staff.

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South West England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The formal gardens are laid out in different "rooms" hidden behind yew hedges including a white garden and a rose garden and a stunning Elizabethan garden .The beautiful medieval house has a wonderful display of painting furniture and armour but not all the rooms are assessible if you have trouble climbing stairs. There is a delightful toy museum to see... More 

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kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is the setting where the TV series Wolf Hall was filmed and is very interesting from a historical point of view. There aren't a huge number if rooms open to the public but the ones that are are well laid out and there are hand held fact cards for visitors to read in each room. It costs £10.50 for... More 

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We located the famous gardens without any difficulty, and there are other interesting places in this area worth visiting, so a day out is merited. The entry @ £8.50, no discount for OAPs (unless arriving by public transport) is not excessive, bearing in mind the many well planned and kept gardens to see. We were not supplied with a plan... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Really lovely visit wandering through the lovely gardens, set out as interconnecting "rooms" a bit of everything so glorious all year round (almost). The house dates from the 14th century with much of the original architecture to admire and subsequent additions thought the centuries sympathetically done. Worth knowing, although In private ownership, RHS members get into the gardens free and... More 

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Watford, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Came with friend for the day. Shame its not national trust. Discount with english heritage but still a family home. Gardens are fanstatically kept with lots of new planting projects over the years. On their own worth a visit. House is also good particularly the tapestries, paintings of the house owners from the centuries and some of the items such... More 

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Address: Penshurst Road, Penshurst TN11 8DG, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1892 870307
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sevenoaks District  >  Penshurst

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