Museums at Night: Gatehouse Tower tours

Visit Knole after dark for a tour of the Gatehouse Tower.

  • Booking essential

Join us for a guided tour of the atmospheric Gatehouse Tower and find out more about the life of former resident Eddy Sackville-West. Climb to the rooftop to get a closer view of the stars.

Warm up after your tour with a hot chocolate and marshmallows.

The 30-minute tours will set off at 5.30pm, 6.15pm, 7pm and 7.45pm. Please book your preferred time slot online.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £10.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
A 5% booking fee will be charged by the Box Office.
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet in Green Court for your tour.
What to bring and wear
Please wear warm clothes and footwear suitable for climbing the tower. Please bring a torch as the park will be dark after the event.
The tower is not wheelchair accessible. Please note access is via a steep spiral staircase with 77 steps.
Car parking from 5pm included with your ticket. Please arrive ten minutes before your tour. This event is not recommended for children due to the steep steps.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
26 October 2018 17:30 - 18:30 Sold out
18:15 - 19:15 Available
19:00 - 20:00 Available
19:45 - 20:45 Sold out

Contact Info

Call 01732 462100

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Mon 22 Oct 2018
There will be arts and crafts activities for families to enjoy during the autumn half-term.

Children's herb planter workshop

Wed 24 Oct 2018
Decorate a herb planter to grow your own at home at this family workshop.

Museums at Night: Gatehouse Tower tours

Fri 26 Oct 2018
Visit Knole after dark for a tour of the Gatehouse Tower.

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Sat 27 Oct 2018
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