Family events at Ightham Mote

There is so much to see and do at Ightham Mote with our season of events for the whole family to enjoy.

Illustration of three goats looking across a river, with Ightham Mote in the background

26 May - 3 June: half-term 

Grab your compass and discover the story of Billy Goat Gruff in the gardens. Pack a picnic and relax in the pleasure grounds, and go wild in our natural play area. On Thursday, there's also a cupcake activity in the Squire's Room.

Illustration of Dr Dolittle with animals

Theatre on the lawn: Dr Dolittle 

You can walk with the animals and talk to the animals as Illyria bring the adventures of Dr Dolittle to life on our North Lawn.

Children taking part in pond dipping at Ightham Mote

25 July - 2 September: summer holidays

There's a packed programme of activities at Ightham Mote this summer. Along with our Themed Thursdays, enjoy our 50 Things garden trail, natural play area and outdoor theatre too.