Knole for families

Knole has plenty to offer families throughout the year, from bracing walks in Knole Park in the winter to picnics in the summer. Trails bring the house to life for children and there's plenty to explore in Green Court all year round.

Knole in the spring

During open season in the early spring, come with the family on Tuesdays to explore the wilderness and see the first spring flowers in Lord Sackville's private walled garden. In late spring savour the sight and scent of the 200-year-old wisteria growing against the Kentish ragstone walls

Vita Sackville-West wrote about the wisteria in 'Knole and the Sackvilles'
The wisteria at Knole

Summer delights

Longer days mean more time to enjoy everything Knole has to offer in summertime. Whether it's joining one of our free Family Mondays or enjoying acres of natural landscape to run, scoot and picnic in.

With over 1,000 acres to explore, there's always a new part of Knole Park to discover
Knole Park in Kent

Knole in autumn

Knole Park comes alive in autumn as the colours change and the wildlife adapt to the new season. Hunt for fallen horse chestnuts, spot toadstools and watch the excitement of the deer rut from afar.

Deer during the rut at Knole Park
The deer in Knole Park

The park in winter

Amongst the ancient trees in our 1000 acres, you may be lucky enough to spot the deer foraging a leafy mouthful.They roam freely and find plenty to eat in the park so please don't feed them. Just want a gentle stroll? Wrap up warm and explore on your own.

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Young deer test out their antlers
Young deer test out their antlers


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