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Address: Mote Road | Ivy Hatch, Ightham, Sevenoaks TN15 0NT, England
Phone Number: 01732 810378
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Fantastically maintained grounds and house

My two toddlers had a great time in the safe and beautiful grounds and gardens. The house had a quiz and trail for the kids and the staff were wonderfully friendly and chatty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Hameln, Germany
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Hameln, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My two toddlers had a great time in the safe and beautiful grounds and gardens. The house had a quiz and trail for the kids and the staff were wonderfully friendly and chatty. The kids play area could benefit from a bit more work to make it more interesting with a few more activities but my two loved investigating the... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we visited this on a sunny afternoon with some Chinese visitors, and a 12 year old. For the 12 year old there was a treasure trail type questionnaire, which kept him interested looking for things. The Chinese visitors were busy taking photos of everything, and enjoying suits of Armour, and the parts of the building furnished in an older style.... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been here before and did not wish to tour the house again, merely have a picnic in the garden. No choice other than to pay full ticket price regardless of your intent. The guy at the desk was also quite rude and persisted in up selling rather than letting us enter and lick our wounds over an expensive... More 

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Thank S92OGchris
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was lovely, the kids enjoyed it & we had a really nice day, the grounds were lovely & it was generally a very sweet place

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Thank Rachael S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful surroundings, clean and tidy and friendly staff. Plenty to do and lovely gardens to sit and relax in. Plenty of information on the history of the house and mote. Lovely little play area for the children to play in which is clean tidy and safe. Deckchairs provided for the picnic area.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great day out, kids loved the grounds and found the house interesting, the guides are good and there was a tick board game for all the kids to do based on visual experiences. Restaurant was busy and reasonable, wheelchair accessible and high chairs available too. Parking was good and easy, definitely recommend this to anyone, and it's a must if... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited last week. We were just in time to hear a 15 minute talk by one of the staff before we went into the house. This was well worth listening to as there was a lot of information on the history of the house. Lots to see , The National Trust provide written cards for each room/area which are a... More 

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Zwijndrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A lovely house in a lovely setting.A great place,peaceful and tranquil Take the whole family for a picnic or to enjoy a walk and visit this historic house.

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Thank John T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The house is an interesting mixture of different architectures and the gardens are lovely to walk around. I would certainly recommend it if you are nearby.

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Maitland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the rooms in the house are closed after a recent flood but most of the house is still open. Much of the house dates from the middle ages and recent alterations have not spoiled the fabric of the building. A fully moated house is very rare. There were regular introuductory talks about the house and a couple of... More 

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