A summer's evening at Scotney Castle

Enjoy Scotney Castle after hours on the evening of the summer solstice as we open the doors to the house and the gate to the garden for you to enjoy in the early evening sunshine.

  • Booking advisable

Gather friends and family, pack a picnic and experience Scotney Castle after hours on midsummer's evening. Enjoy the house and garden as the sun sets over the estate.

Take some time to explore the house too to see the floral arrangements in each room. You can also pre-book a picnic hamper for the evening or pick up drinks, ice creams and snacks from the tea-room and shop until 8pm.

Please note: ticket prices are the same for members and non-members as this is an out of hours event.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £10.00
    including a mini bottle of prosecco
  • Adult £5.00
    without prosecco
  • Child £5.00

The basics

Booking details
Prices for entry are the same for members and non-members as this is an out of hours event.
Suitability
Children welcome
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please enter through Visitor Reception from 6pm.
What to bring and wear
Please dress according to the weather.
Accessibility
The event is fully accessible and there are accessible W.C's provided. The garden is steep in places. For more information please call 01892 893820 or speak with a member of staff.
Other
To pre-order your picnic hamper, please call 01892 893869. Last date for bookings is Wednesday 19 June.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
21 June 2019 18:00 - 21:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
National Trust event bookings
Email
scotneycastle@nationaltrust.co.uk
Telephone
Call 0344 249 1895

Upcoming events

Betty’s Flower Festival

Fri 21 Jun 2019
11:00-16:00
Celebrate Betty Hussey’s love of flowers. Visit the house decorated with floral displays, as well as stepping out into our picturesque gardens this spring. As well as floral displays, there will be talks, walks, spring photography workshops and...

Roses of Scotney - Estate Walk

Fri 21 Jun 2019
11:30-13:00
Join the estate guides to visit Betty's pond, spot the wild roses and enjoy wildflowers in bloom across the estate.

A summer's evening at Scotney Castle

Fri 21 Jun 2019
18:00-21:00
Enjoy Scotney Castle after hours on the evening of the summer solstice as we open the doors to the house and the gate to the garden for you to enjoy in the early evening sunshine.

Woodlands Past and Present

Sat 22 Jun 2019
11:30-13:00
A walk that takes in the woodlands of Scotney. This theme explores how the estate used to use its woodlands and how that has gradually changed over the years. It will also reveal how we look after them at present to deliver great nature conservation.

Walled Garden Wednesday - Composting and wormeries

Wed 26 Jun 2019
14:00-15:00
Come behind the scenes to see how we have structured our compost area and how to use a wormery. Discuss how you can make your own compost and what material is suitable to use.

Garden Talk: The Terraces

Tue 02 Jul 2019
14:30-15:30
Make a date to visit Scotney Castle and join this talk about planting on the house terraces.