Ightham Mote

Visiting with the family

Upcoming events

Summer holiday family fun

Tue 22 Aug 2017
With a natural play area, quizzes and trails, there's plenty to keep the family busy in the summer holidays.

My Ightham Mote summer adventure

Tue 22 Aug 2017
Have fun in the countryside with our summer activity pack.

Queen of Ightham Mote exhibition

Tue 22 Aug 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.

Teddy Bears Picnic

Thu 24 Aug 2017
Bring your cuddly friend to help you hunt for bears in the house and join in the other activities.

Games from the past

Thu 31 Aug 2017
The school holidays are coming to a close, but not yet...

Volunteer recruitment coffee morning

Sat 02 Sep 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.
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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

A gardener pulling vegetables in the kitchen garden

Apply to become a garden apprentice 

If you enjoy being outdoors, whatever the weather, and are interested in training to become a gardener, don't miss this exciting opportunity. By becoming our horticulture apprentice, you'll be paid as you work, and earn a recognised qualification. You don't need a vast amount of knowledge, just enthusiasm and commitment.