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Ightham Mote

Mote Road | Ivy Hatch, Ightham, Sevenoaks TN15 0NT, England
+44 1732 810378
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Medieval building with fantastic NT staff

We loved our day out to Ightham Mote. The staff were so friendly and helpful and were always... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jdal185
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london
One of the best NT houses to visit

Not much to add to what has previously been written....the NT staff are fantastic being both... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
nigel1949
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ash vale
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Mote Road | Ivy Hatch, Ightham, Sevenoaks TN15 0NT, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We loved our day out to Ightham Mote. The staff were so friendly and helpful and were always willing to answer our questions. We also did an hours circular walk around which had breathtaking views and benches to sit on and look at them

Thank jdal185
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not much to add to what has previously been written....the NT staff are fantastic being both extremely knowledgeable and very friendly (make sure you attend one of the short talks on the history of the place). The cafe was fine for a simplish lunch and...More

Thank nigel1949
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great day at this wonderful place. The house is outstanding and information given readily available. Walks around the lakes are very pretty and the occasional deck chairs to sit on a restful place great for a picnic although there is a cafe on site which...More

Thank barbara w
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hidden away in a valley one strolls down to this enchanting property, surrounded by a moat and breathtakingly beautiful. It was several years since we had last visited and more rooms were now on display. We really enjoyed our visit, which was enhanced by the...More

Thank SMOGtraveller
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited on 18/07/2017. Ightam Mote is sublimely beautiful and a great day's visit. We had the benefit of good weather. Excellent grounds and liked the free deck chairs for picnics. An excellent introductory talk and a tower tour are a must. We didn't have time...More

Thank davidattwood
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great cream tea scones were fresh. Wooden outside tables were stained but clean maybe wipe clean table cloths would help and look smarter.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited Ightham Mote after 10 years and the place has changed considerably ,it is outstanding. It now has a restaurant with plenty of staff so no waiting to be served. A large car park with a courtesy bus. The staff knew the history of the...More

Thank Foxglove17
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited to do a circular walk around the estate. Good thing is that you can visit the cafe and toilets without having to pay entry. Great views of the Kent countryside. House is well worth a visit being very old built 1300ish

Thank Hairyworf1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a sunny day to take some photographs. The location is beautiful, and the National Trust allow photography inside - we also visited at Christmas with the hall decorated and set for a traditional Christmas dinner. The cafe has lots of seating both indoors...More

Thank Twyman3365
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many national trust houses are set high up with views. Not Ightham Mote. It is hidden in a valley way out in the Kent countryside. It is built of Kentish ragstone and Wealden Oak. Well worth a visit but the path down from the car...More

Thank MBKOKent
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sandrablacker
April 17, 2017|
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Response from PtarmiganTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Should be, the Eye Spy sheets are not 'Easter' specific.
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Baz D
April 17, 2017|
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Response from jep252 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know I think you would need to contact National Trust and ask them.
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Laura M
October 17, 2016|
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Response from IghthamMote | Property representative |
hi there, we have a natural play area for children in the garden now and trails in the house when open from 4 March. Hope that helps.
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