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Penshurst Place & Gardens

Penshurst Road, Penshurst TN11 8DB, England
+44 1892 870307
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Nice walk in nice gardens

very nice walk in lovely surroundings. doesn't matter what time f year you come here it always... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Halloween Saturday

Visited with my grandchildren, aged 9, 3,1. Even though November the gardens were lovely and well... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Kent, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Discover the beauty and tranquillity of this enchanting historic family home and gardens, once the property of Henry VIII. With a unique medieval Baron's Hall, staterooms, and intimate walled Tudor gardens, that have colour and variety throughout the seasons. Penshurst Place is great for a family day out, with a large wooden Adventure Playground, Toy Museum, Woodland Trail, Garden Restaurant, Porcupine Pantry Coffee Shop, a Gift Shop (open all year) and an events calendar full of entertainment.
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  • Terrible4%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Penshurst Road, Penshurst TN11 8DB, England
+44 1892 870307
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very nice walk in lovely surroundings. doesn't matter what time f year you come here it always nice. Nice tea room as well.

Thank Alfieconnspurs
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Visited with my grandchildren, aged 9, 3,1. Even though November the gardens were lovely and well kept. We were given worksheets for the older children which they enjoyed looking for different things. while our son took the children to the activity room, where they made...More

Thank p4tsyowens
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Well since my last visit the garden resturants food has got better my wife and i were welcomed by a very freindly chef called bill he recommended some food choices to us which were brilliant staff were very freindly. After lunch we walked around the...More

Thank kentishman96
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This is where Wolf Hall was filmed, Hilary Mantel’s book and BBC drama. It really is a stunning Tudor building with one of the best halls that I have seen. The Knot Garden is equally stunning with ‘rooms’ created out of Yew Hedges. I would...More

1  Thank JN1230
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Astonishing internal decor. This manor house was built in the fortieth century for a London merchant, and four-times Lord Mayor of London, who wanted a country residence within easy distance of London.

Thank Ultron-8
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We were lucky to have a half-price voucher, but Penshurst Place is by no means the most expensive attraction in Rip-Off Britain, and it offers a lot. We were specially appreciative of the well-preserved 14th century Baronial Hall, still with its minstrels' gallery, and with...More

Thank Graham U
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Last Saturday My wife and I visited our son in Reigate and decided to drive to Penshurst Place as none of us had been there before. It was an inspired choice; parking was easy very near to the entrance, and the lady who greeted us...More

Thank Stabee
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Visited on the way back home from my countryside holiday, and it was a rainy day. At first I went to another gate where some kind of event was at that time, so I had to drive around again to find the proper gate. Only...More

Thank Ewyena
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I can't actually remember the first time I went to Penshurst Place, but it must be something like 15+ years, but still as beautiful as ever, I wish that perhaps we could have managed a visit earlier in the summer when the roses and lavender...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

A good combination of historic house and extensive gardens. Would haveloved to have seen the gardens in their summer finery. Don’t miss out on the fascinating Toy Museum.

Thank Rob W
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18 September 2017|
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Response from TwoDividedByZero | Reviewed this property |
If you are thinking of making the visit with a school group purely for the toy museum, I'd say absolutely, definitely not! It's a lovely little museum but is very small, and I simply can't imagine a group of children fitting... More
28 May 2017|
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28 November 2016|
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Response from PenshurstPlace | Property representative |
Hi Vikki, Would you be able to give me a call on 01892 870 307 so we can respond to you directly? The CS Lewis books weren't written here, we simply use The Chronicles as Narnia, with the kind permission of the CS Lewis... More