Ightham Mote

Important notice -

Last admission to the house each day is at 2.30pm. The grounds and café are open till 4pm.

Outstanding 14th-century moated manor house

What to do in winter

Upcoming events

Ightham Mote Christmas

Mon 17 Dec 2018
Join us for traditions old and new as we celebrate Christmas past at Ightham Mote from Sat 1 - Sun 23 Dec 2018, and Weds 26 Dec 2018 - Tues 1 Jan 2019.

A Tudor Christmas

Tue 18 Dec 2018
As part of their critically acclaimed Tudor Christmas tour, Trinity Boys Choir EIGHT from Croydon, and L'Armonia Sonora viol consort from Holland will perform in the New Chapel.

Christmas Carols in the courtyard

Fri 21 Dec 2018
Join in with our carol singers in the atmospheric inner courtyard of the house.

Boxing Day Ramble

Wed 26 Dec 2018
Pick up a bacon or sausage butty from the café before walking off the Christmas excess.

New Years Day Trek

Tue 01 Jan 2019
Collect a bacon or sausage butty from the café and start the new year with a walk.

Roast and Ramble

Sun 20 Jan 2019
Join us for a ramble on the estate, followed by a traditional roast in the café.
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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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Get involved

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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