Scotney Castle

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

Scotney Castle

What's on

Mary Rosamond Anstruther, Mrs Edward Windsor Hussey (1877-1958) by Sir James Jebusa Shannon RA

Plan ahead and book your parking

A family group looking into the Old Castle moat

What's on at Scotney this summer 

Summer's here and we're looking forward to a brilliant season of outdoor shows for all ages, lots of family fun with the Scotney Summer Games, as well as our usual tours and walks. For nature lovers we're holding a Moth Morning on 9 July and a Go Wild! day on 20 August. And our exciting new exhibition, 'Spirit of Scotney', covering over 600 years of Scotney's history in 125 objects, people and stories, is underway across the house, garden and estate. Full details of all these activities and more are on the Scotney What's On page. We look forward to welcoming you (and do remember to book your parking to guarantee your entry!).

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Things to see and do

Things to see and do at Scotney Castle this season

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Scotney Castle warming lentil soup

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 for gift inspiration and souvenirs

Shopping at Scotney Castle  

No visit is complete without a browse around the shop at Scotney Castle. Select something special for your home or garden, find the perfect gift for a loved one, or simply pick up a souvenir to remind yourself of your visit.

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, browse the shelves, and enjoy the view out over the estate.

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J Shannon painting Rosamund Hussey on the Bastion

'Spirit of Scotney' exhibition 

Discover over 600 years of Scotney Castle's captivating history through 125 objects, people and stories spanning buildings, garden and estate.

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