Enjoy Christmas shopping at Knole this December
Escape the crowds this year and come to Knole for some relaxed Christmas shopping. Why not combine it with a walk in the parkland too? There's always a warm drink and tasty snack waiting for you at the Brewhouse Café.
This year Christmas is a little different and perhaps you're looking to shop local or support a charity when doing your Christmas shopping. Coming to Knole to pick up a few gifts can tick both of those boxes, with the added benefit of enjoying a walk in the parkland and some take-away refreshments from the Brewhouse Café.
Take a look at some of the gifts available at Knole this year, from items made by local crafts people to food and drink, plus thoughtful gifts for all the family.
10am - 4pm
Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1HX
Tel: 01732 462100
Deck the halls
There's a wide selection of tree decorations, garlands, festive lights and candles to set the scene for Christmas this year. With a strong nature theme, we've got bees, owls, mice, reindeer and hedgehogs to add a twist to your tree, perfect for adding a few festive touches to each room. Why not have a go at making the origami stars in our boxed set? Sure to brighten up any room and ideal for older children to keep them busy.
Put a date in the diary for 2021
Who wouldn't like to get a few dates in the diary for next year, and even better using a calendar or diary at 30% off. We have a selection to choose between, from pocket-sized to family wall planners, all with a percentage of profits supporting National Trust projects and conservation work. There are also advent calendars at 50% off, ideal for those who like to snap up a bargain for next year.
Festive fayre and tasty treats
Christmas wouldn't be complete without a few tasty tipples and treats to indulge in over the festive period. Whether you have a preference for sweet or savoury, take a look at the table in the shop for some mouth-watering treats. There's brandy butter and rich Christmas puddings, marzipan fruits and mince pie fudge. Or how about some Christmas pickles and chutneys to accompany your cheese board, alongside some mature cheddar cheese biscuits? You'll also find our year-round selection of National Trust jams, chutneys, preserves and biscuits.
Our local wine selection from Biddenden Vinyard include ciders and mead for Christmas, all grown locally and made in Kent. We also have in stock a selection from Lyme Bay Winery, with festive spices or a ginger flavour to add a kick of warmth. Perfect for that tipple to leave out for Father Christmas on Christmas Eve.
We're delighted to be able to showcase the talents of some local designers and craftspeople in the shop. From ceramics and Shekanah glass jewellery made in Sevenoaks, to skincare products from Romney Marsh Wools, there are some unique pieces to choose from, take a look at the ranges on display.
Something for your four-legged friend
There's also a dedicated corner of the shop with treats and accessories for dogs and dog owners. From eco dog toys to collapsable bowls and Forthglade dog treats, as well as books and leads.
Whether it's a National Trust blanket, cosy scarf or a woolly hat, we have a range of items to keep you warm this winter when you're walking in the parkland or elsewhere in Kent. Or if you're looking for some stylish accessories, then there are some silky scarves and jewellery inspired by nature and Knole, as well as leather bags and gloves.
The gift of membership
Don’t forget, membership makes an ideal Christmas present – as a National Trust member, you’ll be able to enjoy 500 special places as often as you like all year round. Our team are able to help with membership in the shop this year without the need to complete a form, so it can all be done in a socially-distanced manner. Please ask for details about individual, family and lifetime membership for the gift that gives 365 days of memories.
You'll receive a membership pack to take home with you with the membership cards to follow in the post. You'll also be supporting the work that takes place at Knole by buying it in our shop as a small percentatge of the sale comes back to us for conservation projects.