For groups

New 'Dress in the Limelight' display

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Book a visit

Visit Ellen Terry's country idol set in the Kent countryside.  See the large personal and theatrical collection, find out about the medieval shipbuilding and have tea and cake in the tranquility of the garden tea-room.

Book your own show in our Barn Theatre

Bring your group to their own exclusive show, performed in our charming 17th-century thatched Barn Theatre.

Things to see

  • Ellen Terry's bedroom, Smallhythe Place © NT Smallhythe

    The house

    Ellen's bedroom

    Stroll through the house see Ellen's wonderful personal and theatrical col...

  • Spring flowers at Smallhythe - Snakehead Fritillaries and Daffodils © NT Smallhythe

    The garden

    Leisurely wander round the beautiful garden, includes Ellen's rose garden and orchard.

  • Spring flowers at Smallhythe - Snakehead Fritillaries and Daffodils © NT Smallhythe

    Barn Theatre

    Enjoy an introductory talk, in the Barn Theatre, giving you a brief history of Smallhythe and hou...

  • Coastline map of Smallhythe's shipbuilding heyday © National Trust

    Medieval shipbuilding

    See the Medieval shipbuilding exhibition in the small summerhouse at the top of the garden.

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