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Attraction Currently Closed

Ightham Mote

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Attraction Currently Closed

More than 130 National Trust gardens and parks in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are now open - tickets must be booked in advance. From Monday 13 July, several houses will begin to re-open, as well. Please check the National Trust website for more details.

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Attraction Information

Feel like lords and ladies at the majestic 14th century Ightham Mote, Kent. Explore a piece of local history and take a step back 600 years into the past.

Kids will love the moat surrounding the house. It’ll send their imaginations wild as they think of keeping dragons, knights and all sorts of magical intruders away from their prized castle. When you enter the house you’ll discover fascinating true stories about this important location. We’re sure you’ll learn something fascinating as well as the kids!

Owners of the house range from knights, Tudors, Victorians and an American businessman. This stunning house has plenty of stories to tell, and the experts on hand will be more than willing to tell you about the house’s curious past. It’s time for your family to uncover the secrets of Ightham Mote...

  • Visit a house with a moat!
  • Plenty of fascinating stories to be told
  • Former home to knights, Tudors, Victorians and... an American businessman?
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Opening hours

Please see website for opening times.


Prices vary throughout the seasons so head on over to their website for details.

Travel & Contact Information


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

Phone number

01732 810378



Click here to visit Ightham Mote's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Ightham Mote has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

Yes, Ightham Mote is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Ightham Mote have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Assistance/Guide dogs only.

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