Scotney Castle

Romantic garden with 14th century moated castle and a Victorian country mansion, all in a beautiful wooded estate

Scotney Castle

What's on 

Scotney Castle Christmas mansion entrance hall

Christmas at Scotney Castle

This Christmas take part in our family festive trail, enjoy a seasonal treat in our tea-room or pick up those last minute Christmas gifts in our shop.

Upcoming events

The night before Christmas

Wed 01 Dec 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

Wed 01 Dec 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.

Carols at Scotney Castle

Sat 18 Dec 2021
Sunday 5, Saturday 11 & Saturday 18 December at 11.30am & 2pm.
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Things to see and do

Things to see and do at Scotney Castle

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Scotney Castle mince pies

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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Visit the Scotney shop to pick up gifts and souvenirs

Shopping at Scotney Castle  

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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