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Family activities at Smallhythe Place

Spending time with the family
Spending time with the family | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

Discover what's on offer for families throughout our open season.

Meet the Archaeologists (dates vary)
Bring along your budding archaeologists to meet members of our archaeology team every other Sunday. Drop in any time between 12pm - 3pm.Find out more here
Festival of Archaeology: 'Smallfest' (Sat 13 & Sun 14 July)
Join us for a celebration of archaeology at Smallhythe Place as part of the nationwide Festival of Archaeology!Find out more here
Jack and the Beans Talk (7 Aug)
Garlic Theatre Company presents a lively puppet show based on this classic tale.Find out more here
Take centre stage
Dress up in costume and act like the great Divas of old under the cow byre.
Summer sports
In the summer months, why not try your hand at badminton on the tennis lawn?
Traditional Kentish house and barns reflected in pond in foreground beneath blue skies

Discover more at Smallhythe Place

Find out when Smallhythe Place is open, how to get here, the things to see and do and more.

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The house and garden at Smallhythe Place showing flowers in bloom in June

The garden at Smallhythe Place 

Discover this charming cottage garden surrounding the house, with borders packed full of flowers, an orchard underplanted with bulbs and roses tumbling over the front of the house.

A volunteer cleans a bookshelf in the house at Tyntesfield in North Somerset

Volunteer opportunities at Smallhythe Place 

Join the volunteer team at Smallhythe Place working to preserve and share the story of actor Ellen Terry’s historic home.