A thrilling adventure with survival resources to collect and craft tools to make. Work together with your team, you'll only have two hours to overcome all the challenges!
(Drop off activity for 8-16yrs old)
Join one of our knowledgeable guides for a free 30 min tour of the exterior of the mansion and learn about the architectural changes made to this magnificent 17th century property. Check at reception on the day for availability.
If you are visiting in the morning please book on one of our Highlight Tours, the only way to see the property until 1:30pm. Our volunteer guides will share the stories behind William and Jane's red brick house.
Take some precious time to yourself and get out on a fresh autumn walk. Reflect and recharge on our inspirational and uplifting self-led trail, guiding you to stunning viewpoints around our wider estate.
We bring to life the stories of people who have lived, worked and made their own special memories at Polesden over the last century, using new research from our archives and reminiscences from the people themselves.
Get a timed ticket on arrival or pre-book the 12:00 or 14.30 time slot Mon-Fri. On Sat & Sun pre-book the 15.15 or 15.45 slots. Book +24 hours in advance, arrive at least 30 mins early exchanging your e-ticket for a house ticket.
Delve deeper into the stories of Clementine, wife to Winston Churchill. This intimate one hour tour will take you through selected rooms of the house, including Winston's bedroom, with one of our knowledgeable guides.
Book onto one of our short guided tours to discover more about the infamous Cliveden House. These tours allow you to see some of the rooms that were once home to Nancy and Waldorf Astor and soak in the atmosphere of 350 years of history.
A Ranger-led tour of Cliveden’s Woodlands. We’ll talk trees, woodland management, and some Cliveden history whilst enjoying glorious views of the surrounding countryside that are only available on foot.
Special sessions for our youngest visitors and their grown ups at Dapdune Wharf. Story time, fun craft activities and a chance to run around outside all based around children's stories. Please come suitably dressed for being outdoors, and there...
Exploring Benjamin Disraeli's life as a Jew and a Christian. Discussing the story behind his baptism and displaying items from the collection including punch cartoons and election posters and books from the Library.
A new permanent exhibition in rooms in Hughenden Manor not previously open to the public. Supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, the full story of Hughenden's secret Second World War map-making history is revealed.
Beat the crowds with early autumn mornings from 9.30am, as Sheffield Park glows with brilliant displays of reds, oranges, purples and greens all reflected back in the mirror-like lakes. Monday 23 September to Sunday 10 November.
Pick up an activity map from visitor reception or download it from the website to help you explore the Sissinghurst estate. With ideas for you to try with the family it's a great opportunity to get outdoors and closer to nature.
This exhibition will shine a spotlight on how technology is being used to enhance our understanding of art history, enabling masterpieces which have been victims of circumstance or history to be seen as they were once intended.
Evacuated to The Vyne during the Second World War, pupils from the Tormore Boys School in Deal, Kent came to see The Vyne as their home. Find out what the boys used to get up to in their old school haunt.