Scotney Castle

Country house, romantic garden, 14th century moated castle - all in a beautiful wooded estate

Scotney Castle

Things to see and do

Scotney Castle

What's on 

Upcoming events

Family fun guided walk

Sat 26 May 2018
11:30-13:00
All ages family walk

Walled garden Wednesday- Vegetable maintenance

Wed 30 May 2018
14:00-15:00
Once the frosts are finished it is time to plant out. Come and hear about bed preparation and our 'no-dig' alternative method of maintenance to get the most out of your plot.

Woodland guided walk

Sat 09 Jun 2018
11:30-13:00
Scotney is steeped in Wealden history, join us on this walk to see saw pits, charcoal areas and coppiced woodland.

Walled garden Wednesday- Growing tomatoes

Wed 13 Jun 2018
14:00-15:00
We have grown tomatoes in our vine house for many years now and while it is under repair we will be looking at growing more outside in the garden. Find out the techniques and the challenges in producing delicious tomatoes.

Walled garden Wednesday- Wall training plants and trees

Wed 27 Jun 2018
14:00-15:00
The purpose and methods of training young fruit trees against a wall as an espalier or a fan shape will be discussed, and which roses suit wall-training best. Join our gardeners to hear what we do at Scotney and why.

Outdoor theatre - The Railway Children VIP experience

Fri 06 Jul 2018
18:30-22:00
Enjoy a warm summers evening as an exclusive VIP guest, with our beautiful mansion house as the backdrop to your theatre performance. **For a table of 2 please book £60 ticket and for a table of 4 please book £120 ticket**
Scotney Castle

Eating and shopping

Scotney Castle

History

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

Discover our past 

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.

Scotney Castle

Get involved

A garden volunteer weeding in the quarry at Scotney Castle

Start your volunteering journey today 

Start your volunteering journey today… We have a variety of volunteering opportunities available here at Scotney Castle, from room guiding in the house to leading guided estate walks.

Scotney Castle

Art and collections

Our collections

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