Smallhythe Place

Important notice -

We are open as normal today, despite the 'Road Closed' signs around Tenterden and Iden.

Ellen Terry's early 16th-century house and cottage gardens

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What's on 

Smallhythe Place garden and wildlife

Coming up this year 

Smallhythe Place is open from 7 March - 28 October 2018. We have a whole host of shows, new exhibitions and activities to get involved with in 2018. Click here for more information.

David McAlmont in girl.boy.child at Smallhythe Place

girl.boy.child at Smallhythe Place 

Renowned singer songwriter David McAlmont delves into the closets of the UK’s historic houses to explore LGBTQ histories and their contemporary significance to create a new performance, girl.boy.child coming to Smallhythe Place on Saturday 18th August 2018.

Halloween pumpkins in the garden at Smallhythe Place

October half-term at Smallhythe Place 

Grab your broomsticks, hats and cloaks and get ready for an afternoon of spooky Arts and Crafts at Smallhythe Place on Wednesday 24th October, 1-3pm. Come dressed in your scariest Halloween costume, the best dressed wins a prize.

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Eating and shopping

The vintage Theatre Tea-room at Smallhythe Place

Our tearoom and gift corner 

We have a characterful vintage tearoom and a new gift corner, so pay us a visit and enjoy a scrumptious slice of cake and a browse of the jams and books available to purchase.

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A group visiting in the summer

Visit with your group 

Get in touch to arrange a day out to Smallhythe Place with your group. We can help make sure it's the perfect day out for family and friends.

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Venue hire

Hire the barn theatre for any occasion

Hire the theatre for your event or function 

The Barn Theatre is a fully-operational theatre that can seat up to 75 people. Whether you want to stage a private function or give an interesting twist to a business conference, get in touch to see how we can make your vision a reality.

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The bride and groom in the gardens at Smallhythe Place in Kent

We'll help make your day special 

Get married on the historic stage and have exclusive use of the cottage garden for your special day. Click here to find out more.

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Get involved

Get involved at Smallhythe Place

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Art and collections

Our collections

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