Knole

Important notice -

Admission or event tickets required to use the National Trust car park. Pre-book to guarantee entry. Members: book & park for free. Non-members: £5 parking fee on arrival or use public car park (TN13 1LW) for parkland. Keep away from the deer.

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

Please be aware there are temporary traffic lights on Sevenoaks High Street, outside the entrance to Knole, from 23 July to 19 August. This is causing delays so please leave plenty of time to arrive at Knole.

The National Trust car park is for admission or event ticket holders only. To use the car park please pre-book admission or event tickets for every person in your vehicle.

- Members: book admission or event tickets per person online to guarantee entry and park free of charge.

- Non-members: book admission or event tickets per person online and pay an additional £5 parking charge on arrival.

To book tickets, go to the 'What's On' section of the website or call 0344 249 1895

Knole Park is open to the general public and pedestrians can walk in for free. If you only wish to visit the park, public parking is available in nearby Sevenoaks Town Car Park (satnav TN13 1LW, free on Sundays and Bank Holidays).

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 book admission tickets for your planned arrival time to Knole.

Upcoming events

Come Out and Play

Sun 14 Aug 2022
10:00-17:00
Come out and play at Knole this summer holiday.

Family Monday: Beastly bugs

Mon 15 Aug 2022
11:00-15:00
Spend summer holiday Mondays in Green Court, with craft activities and colouring.

Lord Sackville's private garden

Thu 18 Aug 2022
11:00-16:00
Lord Sackville's private garden at Knole is a magical space, featuring sprawling lawns, a walled garden, an untamed wilderness area and a medieval orchard.

Attic tours

Fri 19 Aug 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.

Tudor dressing up

Sat 20 Aug 2022
11:00-16:00
Pose for a unique family portrait in the Orangery at Knole.

Family Monday: Illustration

Mon 22 Aug 2022
11:00-15:00
Spend summer holiday Mondays in Green Court, with craft activities and colouring.
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Things to see and do

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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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Join or give

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We need your support 

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