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Ightham Mote

Outstanding 14th-century moated manor house, gardens and estate

Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0NT

Blue sky over the half-timbered west front of Ightham Mote, a moat in the foreground

Important notice

Advanced Notice: On Thurs 30 Nov there is a road closure between Stone Street and Ivy Hatch, please follow diversions. The House, Gardens, Café, Shop and Estate are open as usual. Booking is not required

Planning your visit

Ightham in the snow

A Tudor Christmas at Ightham Mote 

We invite you to celebrate the festive season with us at Ightham Mote with a magnificent Tudor Christmas. With a roaring fire, a Tudor feast and music of celebration there was lots for the whole family to discover and enjoy.

Walking in the gardens Ightham Mote

Visiting Ightham Mote with the family 

With walks, trails, a natural play area and acres of nature there is plenty to keep the family occupied on a visit to Ightham Mote. Read on to find out how to get the best out of your visit.

A volunteer talking to children outside Ightham Mote, Kent

Volunteer opportunities at Ightham Mote 

Find out more about volunteering at Ightham Mote and how you can play your part in looking after 700 years’ worth of history and bringing its stories to life.

Visitors walking in the parkland with their dog at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Visiting Ightham Mote with your dog 

Ightham Mote is a one pawprint rated place. With so much space to explore your four-legged friend won’t be bored on a day out at Ightham Mote. Find out where they can go and what facilities are available on your visit.

Group of visitors listening to Garden Tour guide outside Ightham Mote Kent

Group and education visits to Ightham Mote 

Find out more about booking your group or school for a visit to Ightham Mote and the information you need to help you plan your trip.

Visitors in the garden in autumn at Stourhead, Wiltshire


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