Ightham Mote

Important notice -

In line with government guidance, the garden and shop are open. Visits must be pre-booked in advance, please arrive in your timeslot for the safety of other visitors. The house is closed. Dogs are welcome on countryside walks but not in the garden.

Outstanding 14th-century moated manor house

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Ightham Mote

Things to see and do

Please book ahead before visiting 

The gardens, estate and car park at Ightham Mote have now re-opened. We've introduced advance booking to keep everybody safe and maintain social distancing. To avoid disappointment, please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends, school holidays and bank holidays. However, where space is available on weekdays, pre-booking may not always be necessary. Please book your tickets by 3.00pm the day ​before your visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing ​tickets every Friday.​ We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Ightham Mote (19 Apr - 25 Apr)

Thu 22 Apr 2021
Book your timed entry to visit Ightham Mote.
Ightham Mote


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.

Ightham Mote

Art and collections

Our collections

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