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Address: Mote Road | Ivy Hatch, Ightham, Sevenoaks TN15 0NT, England
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+44 1732 810378
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10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Wonderful experience - a real livable castle - we will come back!

Visited in winter when the upper floors are closed :( Such a wonderful place to visit, small and accessible enough to see everything, large enough not to be confined. Beautiful... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Buda, Texas
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Buda, Texas
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63 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited in winter when the upper floors are closed :( Such a wonderful place to visit, small and accessible enough to see everything, large enough not to be confined. Beautiful wood carving and cobble stones in the courtyard and do not forget the doghouse!

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Yet another wonderful National Trust site. How fortunate that there are so many people committed to the preservation of such places. Fantastic to visit.

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Bexley, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely love this place & I've been many times. Steeped in history & surrounded by beautiful gardens, this is an absolute gem of a place. You can spend a couple of hours looking around the house and then relax in the lush gardens, which are perfect for a picnic and to just watch the world go by. Or they... More 

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West Malling, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting house steeped in history. Small garden and an interesting natural play area for children

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North Eastham, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful and picturesque place. Nice site for walking as well as walking thru the very old building that was decked out in Christmas décor. The history was fascinating and the Trust has done a fairly good job in keeping it up. The staff was knowledgeable and very friendly to chat with. The gift shop had many well priced items... More 

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Essex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour at Christmas with rooms decorated which gave a great atmosphere.Nice lunch in the tea room.Free garden tour

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Purley
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a drive out to this very interesting dwelling. The place was very well kept and had a Downton Abbey at Christmas feel about it. Great for a fresh winter stroll around these beautiful grounds, would highly recommend a visit.

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This amazing, 700 year old moated manor house is well worth a visit. One must ddrive the lanes to find it, and it is not well sign-posted, but the post code in the sat nav will get you there. We visited on Boxing Day and the house was festooned as it would have been in years past. Sadly only the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time visit just before Christmas - mum, dad and 2 boys under 10. House was decked out in a very festive style and boys had fun doing the festive trial. After touring the house and the excellent gift shop and cafe, had little time to explore the grounds - will definitely be making a return visit

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london
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ightham Mote is lovingly supported by a knowledgeable, merry band of volunteers. Don't forget to check out the wonderfully crafty shop, enjoy an ice cream and maybe take a plant home too!

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