Assistance dogs only
Single toilet (non-adapted) accessed via two steps
There is a small, free car park. Wheel chair accessible parking spaces available upon request by the side of the building. Visitors who require parking close to the property should phone beforehand on 01732 810378 so that a space can be reserved.
Drop-off point immediately outside house, with two steps up to the front door.
House: two steps to entrance. Ground floor accessible. Seats on ground floor in each room. No lift to landing. Grounds: uneven and loose gravel paths, slopes, some steps, grass and undulating terrain.
One route for ramped level access to house via side of house.
1 mile south of A2 at west end of village, at junction of roads from Dartford and Sole Street.
Parking: There is a small car park. Wheel chair accessible parking spaces available upon request by the side of the building. Visitors who require parking close to the property should phone beforehand on 01732 810378 so that a space can be reserved.
This Charles II house is an extraordinary example of a Kent country home and family home of the renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker.
This Charles II house is an extraordinary example of a Kent country home. As you wander round the house, you will see the architectural influences of its most famous owner, architect Sir Herbert Baker.
Why not chat to our friendly room guides and look out for some of our favourite features such as the oval stained glass window, the electrical empire clock and the 17th-century plaster ceiling. To keep the children entertained, don't forget to pick up the house trail.
In the garden, the area in front of the house has been opened up for passers by to enjoy, whilst the sunken garden is a sun trap. Extend your day by relaxing with a picnic in the garden.
The house is owned and maintained by the National Trust. The house, gardens and its events are managed by the tenants of Owletts.
Born at Owletts in 1862, Sir Herbert Baker loved the house and was influenced by its late 17th-century architecture. Find out more about his life and masterworks.
Find out about Sir Herbert Baker's early form of travel 'blogging' at Owletts, as well as the unique Empire Clock he invented to enable him to tell the time all around the world.