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Scotney Castle Garden

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Address: The Estate Office Scotney Castle B2169, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8JN, England
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+44 1892 893820
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Even with a power cut and having to leave the house we had a great time

We live in Surrey so it was just under an hour and a half drive to get to Scotney Castle. I'd recommend it for a day out for anyone in Surrey/Hampshire area as it's basically M25... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We live in Surrey so it was just under an hour and a half drive to get to Scotney Castle. I'd recommend it for a day out for anyone in Surrey/Hampshire area as it's basically M25 & A21. The house was truly stunning inside. Unfortunately we were half way around when they had a power cut and everyone had to... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A truly beautiful place to visit. The Castle is a joy to visit, some renovating or repair work going on when i went at the weekend did not spoil the visit. The gardens are beautiful too. If you havent been you must

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Tunbridge Wells, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

At any time of the year Scotney offers a delightful National Trust experience.....with the option of short or long walks. Nice cafe, close to the A21, plenty of parking, child friendly, all round good day out.

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Drove into grounds at about 12 noon only to be told car park was full so we couldn't be accommodated. Not a good start. Was advised to go to local pub for lunch and return about 1.30pm which we did. Had a good couple of hours touring the house, castle and grounds. As a popular NT property the car parking... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely place to just walk around , all seasons. A little up and down but well made paths make for easy walking even with a stick.

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Dalaman/Kent
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a great treat near to home. Superb to stroll around the grounds with plenty of photo opportunities. Enjoyed the coffee shop too.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a trip!- lovely and caring staff give this place a special atmosphere. Been there twice and would defenitely return!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend took me here when my 2 year relationship had ended to cheer me up and it was such a beautiful place to go! Such a relaxed atmosphere and gorgeous scenery with a picturesque landscape there's nothing not to like. We went before all the flowers came out properly but I can imagine the summer months being stunning. Very... More 

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Wrotham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted some fresh air despite the February chill! Chose to visit Scotney Castle for the first time and thoroughly enjoyed the visit. We would be inclined to go back in the summer to see how the gardens have been 'transformed' and to view the upstairs of the house which was, unfortunately, closed to the public.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The main attraction here is the garden ruin which is incredibly picturesque, especially when the weather and light are right. It is the old castle before the family built a new home up the hill. It was deliberately wrecked to provide a scenic ruin to view from the house. There is also a walled vegetable garden which would of much... More 

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