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Scotney Castle Garden

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Had a fantastic time at Scotney love the gardens and the View of the existing house from the... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
BikerBlade1
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Stunning scenario

The house is a very interesting mix of grand 19th century mixed in with 1950’s chic. We enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
BeverleySh
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic time at Scotney love the gardens and the View of the existing house from the replacement was amazing, on behalf of classic car drivers it would be great if the trust put aside a few spaces near some of theses Buildings ,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

The house is a very interesting mix of grand 19th century mixed in with 1950’s chic. We enjoyed looking around although the kitchen was disconcertingly familiar for kids from the 60’s. The views across the grounds, especially from Betty’s bedroom are delightful. Then we walked...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

A joy to behold . This was a day hat was heaven sent . October autumn colours with clear blue sky and 24 C . Irrespective of the weather the gardens are so well cared for , the foliage in its array of reds ,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

You don't need to be Sherlock to find this place. It's very conveniently located on the A21 and well signposted. Lovely ruined castle/fortified house in the valley with picturesque moat. The Victorian house is a mellow yellow stone which is open to look around as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We knew that we couldn’t take the dog in house so we were perfectly happy. However we do like to take our dog with us as he enjoys the gardens and the walks. We weren’t allowed to use our own lead as they don’t allow...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We haven't visited Scotney Castle for years so we were interested to see that there is now a house to visit as well as the gardens and the castle. The café offers a range of cold and hot food and the shop had the usual...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

Very old castle with great views and gardens. Well worth a visit even during on going repairs (inevitable!) and dull day

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

As previously remarked two for the price of one as there is both and old Castle to visit as well as a more modern building. Both are equally interesting to see although there is not a great deal of information about the Castle and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Scoutnet Cadtle has many memories for me It's not to overwhelming for a visit with very beautiful gardens and it's own lake. A lovely place for a stroll and/or with a dog.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

Would have liked to have signs from the car park to which way to go. Lucky we guessed right. Looking around was a most and volunteers were great. The gardens were lovely and very photo friendly. The old castle was look to at too. Food...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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france-for-me6
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.
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14 January 2019|
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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
Yes , It`s free for National Trust Members ..
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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
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