Scotney Castle

Important notice -

Sunday 10 December- Due to the high winds we have closed the garden today and the property will be closing at 3pm.

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

More about this place

Scotney Castle

Things to see and do

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What's on 

Upcoming events

Woodland wonderland

Tue 12 Dec 2017
10:00-16:00
Enjoy our family trail, make decorations to take home and visit the tree at the castle to make your wish.

Inside the collection exhibition

Tue 12 Dec 2017
11:00-15:00
This winter as we celebrate ten years of the house being open to the public, join us as we discover and explore some of the many items that have been found in our varied and vast collection.

Carols at the castle

Sun 17 Dec 2017
14:00-15:00
Join us to sing carols around the Christmas tree, take the opportunity to shop for gifts or enjoy a mince pie in the tearoom.

Photography course for kids (7-11)

Wed 14 Feb 2018
10:30-13:00
Course run by Sharp shots photography club. We love teaching our students how to capture nature at it's best! Scotney Castle is a wonderful place to find nature's treasures together and record them on our cameras! Students will learn how their...

Photography course for teens (12-15)

Wed 14 Feb 2018
14:00-16:30
Course run by sharp shots photography club. Students will learn how their camera works and how aperture, shutter speed and iso influence their photographs. We will go over their camera's settings explaining how to capture great close ups and how...
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Eating and shopping

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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.

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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.

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Art and collections

Our collections

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