Knole

Important notice -

The car park is open for ticket holders only. Pre-booking is essential to guarantee entry. Members book for free. Alternative parking can be found in Sevenoaks (TN13 1LW). Please keep a safe distance from the wild deer herd.

Be part of a 400 year history of visiting Knole

Knole's West Front framed by a rainbow

What to expect from your visit to Knole

The Gatehouse Tower, Brewhouse Cafe, shops and toilets are open.

Knole House showrooms are closed for conservation cleaning, re-opening on 14th February.

The National Trust car park is open for ticket holders only. To use the car park please pre-book admission tickets for every person in your vehicle. Members book for free. Non-members pay an additional £5 car park charge on arrival. To book tickets please go to the What’s on section of the website.


Knole Park is open to the general public and pedestrians can walk in for free. The National Trust car park is available for ticket holders only. Alternative parking is available in nearby Sevenoaks Town Car Park (satnav TN13 1LW, free on Sundays and Bank Holidays).

Please avoid parking on residential roads.

The wild deer can be aggressive so take care - do not feed or touch the deer, walk away from them. Please take your litter home.

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What's on

Book your visit

Please note you need to book tickets to visit Knole.

Upcoming events

Volunteer coffee morning

Wed 19 Jan 2022
10:30-12:00
Volunteer at Knole and try something new today.

Storytime in Knole's bookshop

Mon 24 Jan 2022
11:00-11:30
Have you got a little one under 5? Come and join us for storytime, Monday's at 11:00-11:30 during term time in the bookshop. Discover new stories (and some old favourites) you and your little one will love.

Jacobean Crewel Workshop

Wed 09 Feb 2022
10:30-16:30
Try the ever-popular embroidery technique of crewel work with Royal School of Needlework tutor Helen Jones

Lecture: Archaeology discoveries at Knole

Thu 10 Feb 2022
18:30-20:00
Spend the evening with archaeologists and learn about new findings made at Knole over the last two years.

Deer Keeping: Winter Feed

Sat 12 Feb 2022
09:30-10:30
Join Dom Andrews Knole Estate's Park and Deer Keeper for a winter morning feeding session for Knole's deer herd.

Attic tours

Fri 04 Mar 2022
11:30-12:15
On this tour of Knole's often-forgotten attic spaces, our knowledgeable guides will reveal the stories behind centuries of graffiti, lost 17th century letters, witchmarks and a curiously sloped floor.

Latest visiting update 

Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops, countryside locations and many houses are open. You no longer need to pre-book at many places. Some still require booking ahead, so please check the property webpage before you travel.​

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Things to see and do

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Eating and shopping

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History

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Our work

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Groups

A magnificent, luxurious bedroom with four-poster bed, hung with red and gold cloth, oak panelled walls, tapestries on the wall and parquet floor

Plan your group visit to Knole 

Find out all you need to know about a group visit of 15 or more people, and why groups need to pre-book. Pre-booked groups also get great benefits including reduced price admission, refreshments for the coach driver, free admission for the group leader and free parking for your coach.

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Learning

A group of school children dressed in school uniform stand gazing upwards at the ceiling in the Great Hall, a dark oak pannelled room with elaborate plaster ceiling

Learning with Knole 

Plan an educational visit to Knole and engage children and young adults in history, nature, conservation and their local environment. Assisted by our Children and Young People team, we've a variety of resources on offer to help you deliver an engaging learning experience.

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Sunflowers at Rhosili and South Gower Coast, Wales

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Our natural world and places of historic beauty are at serious risk. Give today and together, we can help nature recover, bring people closer to it, and ensure our shared history continues to inspire us all. Thank you for your continued support.

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Experience more with National Trust membership 

Now more than ever, we all need access to nature, fresh air and open spaces. Become a member today and you can explore more than 500 places. What's more, your membership will go towards looking after nature, beauty and history for generations to come.

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Art and collections

Our collections

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