Scotney Castle

Romantic garden with view of 14th century moated castle and the Victorian country mansion and - all in a beautiful wooded estate

Scotney Castle

What's on 

Upcoming events

Autumn photography workshop

Wed 13 Oct 2021
Calling all budding photographers! This outdoor photography workshop, led by Roger Bloxham, is a perfect opportunity to learn how to capture the beautiful autumn colour in Scotney's garden.

The night before Christmas

Sat 27 Nov 2021
Step back in time this winter and immerse yourself in an Edwardian Christmas as the Hussey family would have enjoyed.

Christmas lunches in the Coach House Tea-room

Mon 29 Nov 2021
Join us for a 3 course Christmas lunch in our tea-room. We'll also have Christmas treats in the tea-room, including mince pies and mulled wine!

Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail at Scotney Castle

Sat 04 Dec 2021
This winter, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Scotney Castle on the Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail. Join in the fun with Percy and his animal friends and give nature a helping hand.
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Things to see and do

Things to see and do at Scotney Castle

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Scotney Castle cake selection

Eating and drinking at Scotney Castle 

Our tea-room is open daily serving a range of hot and cold drinks, hot and cold food, cakes and snacks.

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Scotney Castle shop summer 2020

Shopping at Scotney Castle this spring and summer 

No visit is complete without a browse of the shop at Scotney Castle. Take some time to browse the sale, pick up a souvenir of your visit, a gift for someone special or something for your home or garden.

Browse the shelves in the bookshop

Browse the shelves in Betsy's Second-hand Bookshop at Scotney Castle 

Betsy's Second-hand Bookshop is a great spot to pick up a bargain and help support our conservation work. Step away from the garden and browse the shelves, enjoying the view out over the estate.

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Edwards Hussey III and his family on the Bastion at Scotney Castle

The history of Scotney Castle 

Scotney Castle has a long and rich history dating from 1137 and holds some interesting stories about the last inhabitants of the castle, the Hussey family, as well as a former Prime Minister too.

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