Ightham Mote

Upcoming events

Heritage Open Day

Tue 17 Sep 2019
A chance for visitors to gain free access to explore Ightham Mote as part of Heritage Open Days

House Keeping Day

Wed 18 Sep 2019
Find out more about how we look after the objects and collections in our care.

Behind the doors tours

Wed 18 Sep 2019
Discover the secret rooms in the southeast part of the house on a short free tour on selected days.

Ranger Roams

Wed 25 Sep 2019
Join the rangers for their series of themed guided walks on the Ightham Mote estate.

Apple and Orchard Day

Sat 28 Sep 2019
Celebrate the bounty from the garden of England with our apple and orchard day. With apple tasting and stalls.

Concert in the Great Hall: Music of Edward Lear

Sun 13 Oct 2019
Enjoy an evening with Edward Lear expert Dr Sara Lodge, who is bringing Edward Lear’s music back to life with the help of acclaimed pianist and broadcaster David Owen Norris and rising star operatic baritone Edward Robinson. Followed by evening meal.
Ightham Mote Christmas

Christmas at Ightham Mote 

With the days drawing in, and the temperatures beginning to fall, the festive season is drawing closer. Join us to see and explore the festively decorated Ightham Mote and take a journey to Christmas past. Find out more about what there is to see throughout the festive period.

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Eating and shopping

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Looking from the courtyard, across the North Bridge

The owners of Ightham Mote

Who used to live here? Uncover the stories of some of the families who have lived here over the past 700 years including medieval knights, Tudor courtiers, high society Victorians and an American businessman.

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Our work

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Ightham Mote on the National Trust Collections website