Scotney Castle

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

Scotney Castle

Things to see and do

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What's on 

Upcoming events

Summer guided walk

Thu 19 Jul 2018
11:30-13:00
Join us for a wildlife walk, perfect for all ages, led by our knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides.

Outdoor theatre - Pride and Prejudice

Sat 21 Jul 2018
19:00-21:30
Heartbreak Productions is pleased to announce that the Prince Regent is coming to visit. You are hereby required to attend an etiquette lesson hosted by The Association of Higher Etiquette and Manners, educating you in the politesse of high society.

Walled garden Wednesday- Summer pruning of apple and plum trees

Wed 25 Jul 2018
14:00-15:00
Summer pruning ensures good fruit production in the autumn. Please join us to see how we prune our espalier, fan and free standing fruit trees.

Scotney Castle in Bloom - Kids

Thu 26 Jul 2018
10:30-13:00
Scotney Castle is an amazing place to photograph, and becomes very colourful when the blossoms are in bloom, creating bright colours and shapes! The course will focus on capturing all the colours of Scotney Castle through our camera lenses,...

Scotney Castle in Bloom - Teens

Thu 26 Jul 2018
14:00-16:30
Scotney Castle is an amazing place to photograph, and becomes very colourful when the blossoms are in bloom, creating bright colours and shapes! The course will focus on capturing all the colours of Scotney Castle. Our students will learn how a...

Family outdoor theatre- The Reluctant Dragon

Sat 04 Aug 2018
18:00-20:00
Everyone knows St George has to do battle with the dragon, but what happens when the dragon simply won't fight St George? Quantum Theatre presents Kenneth Grahame's The Reluctant Dragon, an enchanting tale of bravery and friendship.
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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