Ightham Mote

Upcoming events

My Ightham Mote autumn activity pack

Mon 25 Sep 2017
Have fun in the countryside with our PDF downloadable autumn activity pack. Each season we're highlighting some of our favourite things to do in the outdoors, as well as some of the best 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4. So bring your family...

East Surrey Sculpture Society Exhibition

Mon 25 Sep 2017
Sculpture exhibition in the grounds of Ightham Mote.

Queen of Ightham Mote exhibition

Mon 25 Sep 2017
'Queen of Ightham Mote - An American interlude: Queen Palmer, John Singer Sargent and their Circle'. The exhibition runs from Saturday 4 March - Saturday 23 December 2017.

Apple and orchard weekend

Sat 30 Sep 2017
Celebrate the bounty of the Garden of England with our annual apple and orchard event. With apple tasting and stalls.

Volunteer recruitment coffee morning

Mon 02 Oct 2017
Life is one long adventure and we'd love to join in with your next one. Whether you want to put years of skills and experience towards our cause, or just want to try something new, we'd like to hear from you.

Wind in the Weald

Tue 03 Oct 2017
Experience the house as it comes alive to the sound of the Kent music ensemble performing a selection of music. Performing at 12:30pm - 1:30pm & 2pm-3pm
Ightham Mote decorated for Christmas

Christmas at Ightham Mote 

With the days drawing in, and the temperatures beginning to fall, it's time to start looking ahead to the festive season. This year, as part of our 'Queen of Ightham Mote' exhibition, we'll be decorating the house for a Victorian Christmas with an American twist.

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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