Scotney Castle

Important notice -

From Monday 2 August the Old Castle island will be closed for conservation work. Please note the Old Castle will have scaffolding in place, while we carry out essential maintenance work.

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

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What's on 

Upcoming events

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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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