Looking forward to finding frothy summer splendour in a rose garden this summer? From big, bold flowers in formal rose gardens to quiet rose lined avenues, discover a few of our top spots for beautiful summer blooms.
Four months of performances take place throughout the summer at National Trust properties in Kent. From family favourites like The Railway Children and Peter Pan to classics such as The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Pride and Prejudice, there’s a wide range of productions to choose from.
The summer's made for walking, and that's just what we'll do. There are estate routes at Chartwell, or all-ability paths around Knole Park. Whatever your walk, make sure to get out into the countryside on our trails in Kent this summer.
Redressing the balance as part of the Trust's Women & Power programme
Smallhythe Place celebrates the centenary of the Representation of the People's Act with a new exhibition and displays. 'Triumphant Women' opens from 5 April, exploring the lives and works of the powerful women of Smallhythe, Edy Craig and Ellen Terry.
Encounter the work of six contemporary artists throughout the house and grounds at Knole from Thursday 17 May. The evolution of equality is highlighted through the stories of women who have contributed to Knole’s spirit and history.
Do you want to walk along cliff tops and view the English Channel? Or climb hills for stunning views across the countryside? There's something for everyone to enjoy in the coast and countryside sites we look after in Kent.
Henry Middleton helps us care for extraordinary objects in unusual circumstances. A dedicated member of Scotney's Housekeeping Manual Group, he's helped create over 20,000 hand-drawn records of the Castle's unique collection.
Why not join your local supporter group in Kent? You can join a more active volunteers group, or come along to a centre or an association that focuses on fundraising and fun trips and tours. They help support our places like Ightham Mote, and Scotney Cast
From garden rooms at Sissinghurst Castle Garden in Kent, rambling roses at the world-famous rose garden at Mottisfont in Hampshire to the secret garden charms of the garden at Fenton House in Hampstead, London, you're bound to find a blaze of glorious garden colour at your local National Trust garden in the South East.