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Penshurst Place and Gardens, Tonbridge

Penshurst Place and Gardens

Penshurst
Tonbridge
Kent
TN11 8DG
Tel: +44 (0)1892 870 307
Fax: +44 (0)1892 870 866
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Penshurst Place and Gardens online: information and bookings

Penshurst Place is one of England's finest houses set in the Weald of Kent's peaceful landscape.

Built of local sandstone, the mediaeval house with its magnificent Barons Hall dates from 1341 and is one of the finest examples of 14th century architecture. Later additions have seen Penshurst Place grow into an imposing defended manor house, containing storerooms filled with a remarkable collection of tapestries, paintings, furniture, porcelain and armour.

The ten acres of garden at Penshurst Place retain the original terraces and walls of the 16th century laid out by Sir Henry Sidney. The individual garden rooms were created in the 19th century by planting a mile of yew hedge, Designed to be a garden for all seasons, visitors can enjoy a feast of colour and beauty from spring through to autumn.

Children can visit the Toy Museum then let off steam in the Venture Playground and Woodland Trail or enjoy the many events occurring throughout the season.

Penshurst Place and Gardens, Tonbridge

Facilities
• Wheelchair Access
• Tea Room
• Picnic Area
• Children's Play Area
• Car Park
• Private Tours Available
• School Tours Available

Additional Services
WEDDINGS IN PENSHURST, KENT
Penshurst provides the perfect setting for a wedding. From the moment you walk through the ancient doorway into the Baron’s Hall you will fall in love with one of the most enchanting and romantic wedding venues in Kent!

Opening Times
Grounds open from 10:30am - 6:00pm House open 12 noon - 4:00pm The Garden Tea Room is open from 10:30am - 5:00pm
The Gift Shop opens daily except 25th December until 5th January March - September 10.30am - 6.00pm October - February 10.30am - 4.30pm

In case of alteration, please check prices, opening times and any specific important information before booking or visiting

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