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Penshurst Place & Gardens

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Address: Penshurst Road, Penshurst TN11 8DB, England
Phone Number: 441892870307
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Discover the beauty and tranquillity of this enchanting historic family...

Discover the beauty and tranquillity of this enchanting historic family home and gardens, once the property of Henry VIII. With a unique medieval Baron's Hall, staterooms, and intimate walled Tudor gardens, that have colour and variety throughout the seasons. Penshurst Place is great for a family day out, with a large wooden Adventure Playground, Toy Museum, Woodland Trail, Garden Restaurant, Porcupine Pantry Coffee Shop, a Gift Shop (open all year) and an events calendar full of entertainment.

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Relaxing Sunday

Lovely place to have a walk and look around. The gardens are so pretty and you can have a spot of lunch too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place to have a walk and look around. The gardens are so pretty and you can have a spot of lunch too.

1 Thank Ssh58
Hove, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pinehurst Place is one of the most beautiful locations we have visited. The Manor House is steeped in history and the fact that the TV series 'Wolf Hall' was partly filmed here, made it an even more interesting, although you are only allowed around the State Rooms and the crypt but the great hall alone is a sight to behold.... More 

1 Thank bonnie7755
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely marvellous! Stunning location. Staff couldn't have been more helpful. At so many of these places there are too few servers such that some people are finished before others have been served. Not here! Loads of waiters/waitresses all served with remarkable efficiency and yet were remarkably unobtrusive. Really couldn't have asked for more!

Thank Swrsan
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very reasonable entry price,lots to do. Very well kept gardens,and a dream if you are into photography.Lots of hidden follies in the gardens,and easily a good half a day needed.

1 Thank Dexter1210
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my fiancé came here on a Sunday morning/afternoon!!It was the first time I had been here,what a beautiful stunning building and lovely gardens to stroll around or just sit in the sunshine!!was beautiful when we came and the two little cafes were a god send!!😀

Thank austine616
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took our grandchildren who loved the gardens and adored the activity area. Plenty of places for a picnic and free parking on site. Entrance fee very reasonable, under 5's free.

1 Thank Julie M
London, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Wherever you look at it Penshurst Palace is just a beauty. I was fortunate enough to have a nice weather all line into a glorious day out

1 Thank Jimmy J
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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124 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I simply loved this place. The flowers are breathtaking. Our tour of the main home was just the right length. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and kind. Do stop to have a meal in the porcupine pantry. Very tasty brie with red onion dish that made for a wonderful snack/lunch. I bought a lavender sachet in the gift shop. You... More 

2 Thank jas0719
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As typical modern grandparents with 4 little ones to care for at various times we are always looking for places to go with them which are also enjoyable for us at 65+. I am ashamed to admit that this week's visit was our first in over 20 years despite living nearby. We had a thoroughly enjoyable day apart from the... More 

1 Thank Googly2010
PenshurstPlace, General Manager at Penshurst Place & Gardens, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your visit with us. We're so pleased to read that you had a brilliant time during your visit, and look forward to welcoming you back as a season ticket holder! The playground is one one our most-loved features, and it's always a joy to see families enjoying their picnics... More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gardens are superbly kept and well worth a visit. The house is interesting and the great hall totally amazing. The staff are helpful, informative and pleasant. There are two cafe's to enjoy a brew and something to eat as well as a well stocked shop. We enjoyed our visit and recommend Penshurst Place & Gardens

1 Thank Jules M

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