Shop 'til you drop at Ightham Mote

Inside the Ightham Mote shop our team have created a wonderful experience for discerning shoppers looking for something to treat themselves or a loved one. So whether you're after a souvenir of your visit; a treat for the home, garden, yourself or a friend, pop in and say hello.

Boxes of wooden jigsaws of Ightham Mote for sale in the shop


Don’t miss our exclusive range of Ightham Mote souvenirs to remind you of your visit. We have postcards to send to your friends and family, as well as our newly published souvenir guidebook. Did you like the wallpaper in the Drawing Room? It’s now available on mugs, coasters and trays. What about the stunning John Singer Sargent painting of Elsie Palmer? You’ll find that on a range of mementos as well. This is just a snapshot…find out what else we have in stock.

A selection of different coloured ladies scarves hanging on a rail

Gift ideas

Stuck for ideas? We have some unusual gifts, to treat the ones you love. For those who love to accessorise (themselves, their home of their garden), we have a selection of items you won't find on the high street. If that someone is more outdoor orientated, then check out our walking essentials. For the budding chefs, we've a range of cookbooks, and some foods to help inspire. Alternatively, if you're popping round to a friend for a meal, why not take a plant for the garden, English Wine or local beer?

Wooden horses head, with a carriage of plants ready for the garden

For your garden

There's always room for something extra in the garden, so from late Spring to early Autumn we have a good selection of garden plants for you to plug any gaps. We also have some gardener's essentials such as secateurs, kneeling pads and twine. For those that want extra accessories, whilst we don't have any gnomes, we do have a range of stylish, fun and quirky ornaments for the garden.

A selection of children's toys including finger puppets and stretchy centipedes.

Pocket money

For the children, we have we have items to suit any pocket money budget, along with books to keep them entertained and ideas to go wild and get them exploring the great outdoors.

Books for sale in the shop

Bookworms beware

Our selection of books has titles for all the family. There's a selection of stories, games and activity books for children, and the colouring for grown ups too. The cookery books have some yummy treats, but there's also some history, natural world and some books to make you laugh.

Second hand books on display in the shop

Second-hand books 

Peruse titles amongst the second-hand book sales, or even donate some unwanted books of your own. With every book you buy, we're a step closer to saving 'A Game of Bowls'.

Thank you

Your help makes all the difference

With every penny you spend in the shop, you help conserve Ightham Mote for the future.