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Address: Mote Road | Ivy Hatch, Ightham, Sevenoaks TN15 0NT, England
Phone Number: 01732 810378
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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A great day out,

A great day out, good walks for dogs, good food and lovely house. Well worth a visit. The area is also worth a visit lots of local good food pubs.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Jackie L
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great day out, good walks for dogs, good food and lovely house. Well worth a visit. The area is also worth a visit lots of local good food pubs.

Thank Jackie L
Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful house and gardens this National Trust property is well worth a visit , nice walks in gardens and you can rest in deckchairs that are scattered about. Some staff a little abrupt.

Thank tony b
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went there when it was opened and had an introduction about the house. It was very good. Unfortunately, the house was flooded in June therefore the room which was flooded was close. We really enjoyed our time at the garden, a good place to go with children to play in the garden.

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As a National Trust property you always expect high standards, but Ightam Mote always surpasses expectations. Smaller than many other NT properties, it is a hidden gem! Nestled among trees, the house reveals itself as you walk down a hill (there is another entrance for people less able for the hill). Is it a medieval castle? Surrounded by a moat,... More 

Thank jjanetwhite
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a visit with my partner. Nice old building to look around. Fully furnished in lots of oak furniture. Situated in a lovely setting, the gardens were lovely but not that massive. Had a nature park for children, that would be OK for a 2yr old but totally boring for older ones. Still a good day though.

Thank alex j
Colchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful day out at Ightham Mote. The house is very interesting - as the name suggests it is an old house surrounded by a mote. The staff around the house are very friendly and tell you lots of interesting facts about the house. The gardens are beautiful. There are formal gardens, a big lawn which is perfect for... More 

Thank Lucy C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An amazing house and grounds, so beautiful. A great visit. Interesting history - make sure you listen to the 15min talk. The grounds are lovely, take a picnic and rug/chairs so you can sit and relax in the gardens by the stream.

Thank Tim_and_girls
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Unusual and interesting house bounded by a moat. Unfortunately some of the rooms were damaged by a recent flood so not accessible by visitors. Lovely garden -and we were treated to some medieval dancing and music by folk dressed in costume. Excellent day out.

Thank J Keith B
Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A great day out in a superbly kept gardens and restored buildings. Even with the recent flood damage the National Trust have the place open for business complete with many historians in various rooms to tell you important historic facts and answer questions. Nice little tick quiz for the kids and keep them busy. Little cafe next door was nice... More 

Thank Mark S
Chatham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ightham Moat has a house and gardens as well as a cafe and shop. The house is nice to look at and some of the rooms have information cards so you can find out more about them. The gardens are lovely quite a lot of them are laid to lawn but great to walk around with plenty of seats to... More 

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