Ightham Mote

Southeast Quarter Scullery

Servant's life tours 

With the house closed for conservation, it's time to uncover the stories of the servants. Starting on 4 Nov, we're offering weekday guided tours to see the domestic quarters of the house. Spaces limited, book online now.

Upcoming events

Ightham Mote Christmas

Fri 13 Dec 2019
10:00-16:00
Join us for traditions old and new as we celebrate Christmas past with the decorated house and festive events at Ightham Mote from Sat 30 Nov - Sun 5 Jan 2020.

Carols in the Courtyard

Fri 13 Dec 2019
19:00-20:30
Join in with our carol singers in the atmospheric inner courtyard of the house.

Carols in the Courtyard (with supper)

Sat 14 Dec 2019
19:00-22:30
Join in with our carol singers in the atmospheric inner courtyard of the house, followed by a two course meal.

Boxing Day - Brunch & Trek

Thu 26 Dec 2019
10:30-13:30
Enjoy a full English Breakfast in the Mote Café followed by a boxing day walk.

New Years Day - Brunch & Trek

Wed 01 Jan 2020
10:30-13:30
Enjoy a full English Breakfast in the Mote Café and start the new year with a walk.

Tour: A servant's life

Wed 08 Jan 2020
11:15-12:00
Uncover the hidden stories of the servants on this new tour of the domestic areas of the house.
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Eating and shopping

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Groups

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History

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

Ightham Mote from the air

Unlocking the future of Ightham Mote 

Having conserved the house, we're now hoping to improve our visitor facilities, and re-instate the walled garden and orchard along the north drive. Find out more about our plans.

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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