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Scotney Castle Garden

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Beautiful setting.

An amazing place to visit. Staff and volunteers are so helpful and informative. Extensive grounds... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Beautiful gardens that are good for all the family, wether it be couples, kids or older parents. A... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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The Estate Office Scotney Castle 2169B Office Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8JN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An amazing place to visit. Staff and volunteers are so helpful and informative. Extensive grounds are great for exploring, Ruined castle and "new" house fabulous.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Roll up roll up! If you the type of person who enjoys houses in the middle of nowhere and Magazines from the 2006 this is for you. Seriously tho this place was dull.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens that are good for all the family, wether it be couples, kids or older parents. A truly gorgeous place to visit

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely weather last Tuesday so took a d trip to Scotney castle . No problem parking but I have read that parking is bad at weekends. The original 13th century castle is very small and in ruins which you find just a 15 minute stroll...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank france-for-me6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Scotney Castle on an unseasonably warm Sunday in February, we had driven here and arriving about 10:45 we were shown to the car park near to the walled garden. We did notice when we left later in the day that a larger overflow...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Stewart C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here last Sunday and as other reviewers, less generous than myself have pointed out the parking is a nightmare. We ended up queueing and then wasting a good 30 minutes waiting to be diverted off site, as the car park was full -...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 14 February 2019 via mobile

Recommended. Very nice place to spend time outside. Nice castle. Spend great time with my family in february

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 783onmyway
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

Stunning gardens and a beautiful castle to visit. Perfect for a weekend stroll and picnic in the summer time. This is up there as one of my favourite National Trust gems. Recommend it to anyone.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank emmakelly496
Reviewed 4 February 2019

We love going to Scotney and often meet our friends there who live further away. Scotney has such a lot to offer everyone. There’s real history and modern history, beautiful grounds complete with a lake to walk around. I love too that Scotney was used...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank frangipanni48
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Lovely place to visit, very peaceful. The cafe is a great set up and the staff were lovely. I will visit more often.

Date of experience: January 2019
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26 February 2019|
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Response from Julie D | Reviewed this property |
Hello - if you intend on visiting a few National Trust sites it is worth while becoming a member. Individual membership $69 per year, couple is $114 and family is $120 per year.
14 January 2019|
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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
Yes , It`s free for National Trust Members ..
Katie P
26 July 2018|
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Response from Tina F | Reviewed this property |
No, it's too steep at the edges. The grounds are lovely for children to run about in though