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Scotney Castle Garden

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Nice visit

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

Reviewed 3 February 2019
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Delightful Gardens

This is one of the most beautiful and well designed Natiinal Trust gardens in the area. It is... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Mrs Jill C
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 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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Reviewed 16 January 2019

This is one of the most beautiful and well designed Natiinal Trust gardens in the area. It is extremely well looked after and constantly being upgraded. There is so much to see and is open to all ages and abilities. Really worth going to see....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 13 January 2019

Spent most of the day here on a grey January day. Visited the house first. Being January only the ground floor was open but there was lots to look at and enjoy. The guides were helpful and friendly. Definitely want to go back later in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 January 2019

Beautiful Gardens, with a really nice historic feel to it. We bring our dog for a nice big ramble-and he loves it too!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NoahCM524
Reviewed 22 December 2018

Popped in to Scotney today mainly to visit the shop, but went in to the house too despite knowing it well and what a treat it was. Limited rooms open, but with the curtains, blinds and shutters all fully closed, the 'candlelit' scenes were so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

Visited this property in the winter months, the house was dressed up in a Christmas theme, with some rooms closed off. Very nice house and gardens, would like to return in the spring when the rhododendrons and azalea are in bloom, this would be quite...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Johnthewhit
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We visited this attraction as we had a voucher to use up. The grounds are stunning even at this time of the year. The old castle and moat is very quaint. The house where the Hussey family lived is very interesting displaying Christmas in 1870....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 701roger
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Can’t recommend their Christmas Display more highly. The whole castle has been laid out to represent a Christmas with the family in 1870. Based on diaries kept at the time by the family. Together with other Christmas events makes a great day out. We have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank clockmanWales
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Very interesting visit to Scotney Castle, first visit to the house and grounds, lots to do and see at this venue

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank NickyTredway
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Was expecting just a house and grounds to visit but turned out we’d arrived as the house was being ‘put to bed’. No matter as there was a conservation tour put on which was a great addition to the friendly chatty volunteers and information cards...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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