View of the south terrace and house at Knightshayes

Important notice -

Please note that today, Thursday 19 October, due to staff training the upstairs of the house will be closed from 3.30pm and Café will be closing at 4pm.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Curious creepy crawly quest

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Keep the bogeyman of boredom away with our creepy crawly activity trail in the garden this October half term.

Create a wooden bug hotel

Tue 24 Oct 2017
Join us to create a special bug hotel to take home and help the local bugs in your garden. Fill it with cosy bedding and decorate it to attract little critters.

Knightshayes Minibeast investigators

Thu 26 Oct 2017
Make your own special bug observation pot and join us to see what creatures you can find at Knightshayes

Hallowe'en late night opening

Fri 27 Oct 2017
Immerse yourself in spine chilling stories throughout the darkened house this Hallowe'en, with ghoulish crafts and cobwebs galore, this isn't for the fainted hearted. Dare you come up and see us after dark? Please note that timed entry will be...

Carvery Lunches

Sun 05 Nov 2017
Enjoy one of our delicious carvery lunches in the stables café. Made using local produce, much of it grown in our very own Kitchen Garden and sourced from our tenant farmers, it's the perfect way to warm up and treat yourself after exploring...

Christmas Food and Drink Fair

Sat 11 Nov 2017
At our Food and Drink Fair, you will find small brewers and vineyards, selling by the glass and bottle, and stalls with locally sourced foods and edible gifts. So you can make sure you have exactly the right dishes and drinks for your Christmas...
a leaf in the autumn sunlight at Knightshayes

What can you get up to this Autumn at Knightshayes? 

It's a stunning time of the year at Knightshayes and well worth a visit. Why not see what autumnal activities you can get up to.


Eating and shopping



Measuring trees in Knole Park to discover their age

Special opportunities for learning at Knightshayes 

The perfect outdoor classroom, join us at Knightshayes for workshops, learning sessions, self-led activities and more. Bring your school or youth group for a special one-off experience.


Get involved

A volunteer room guide chatting with a visitor at Knightshayes

Become a volunteer 

Get involved and help the National Trust with its important and ongoing work at Knightshayes.



A group of people getting off a coach at Knightshayes

Organise a group visit 

With a spectacular country estate to discover, Knightshayes is the perfect place for a group visit.



View of Knightshayes house at dusk from the south gardens

A rich and varied history 

Discover more about this stunning Victorian manor house and delve into over 200 years of history.


Our work


Chipping away at our environmental impact  

Exciting progress is underway at Knightshayes, as we start work on the Biomass Project. If you’ve visited recently you may have seen lots of activity going on, including the creation of a new compound at the very top of the main car park. Read on to find out more about what's going on.


Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Knightshayes on the National Trust Collections website