Smallhythe Place

Ellen Terry's early 16th-century house and cottage gardens

Smallhythe Place

Things to see and do

Find out what you can do when you visit

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What's on 

Shakespeare mask at Smallhythe Place

Events this summer... 

Click here to find out about our events in 2016, from costume tours and creative workshops, to theatre performances and garden trails. Our Shakespeare season will be running from until 30 June.

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Eating and shopping

A close up of a traditional cream tea, served in the café

Our tearoom and gift corner 

We have a characterful vintage tearoom and a new gift corner, so pay us a visit and enjoy a scrumptious slice of cake and a browse of the jams and books available to buy.

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Smallhythe Place at the time of Ellen Terry's occupancy

Discover our past 

Delve into our long and varied past and learn about our most famous residents Ellen Terry and Edith Craig.

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Group visit

Visit with your group 

Get in touch to arrange a day out to Smallhythe Place with your group. We can help make sure it's the perfect day out for family and friends.

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Venue hire

Hire the barn theatre for any occasion

Hire the Barn Theatre at Smallhythe Place 

The Barn Theatre is a fully operational and well-equipped theatre which you can hire to host an event or function.

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The bride and groom in the gardens at Smallhythe Place in Kent

We'll help make your day special 

Get married on the historic stage and have exclusive use of the cottage garden for your special day. Click here to find out more.

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Get involved

The garden and early sixteenth-century half-timbered house at Smallhythe Place

Tenterden and District Association 

The Tenterden Association has supported the National Trust's work at the White Cliffs of Dover and beyond.