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The walk up to the mausaleom is very scenic and although the path was a bit muddy it was well worth it as there are great views other the kent countryside. Although, the mausaleom wasn't open when we got there after a 20 mins walk...More
It's easy to get to from the village of Cobham, and well worth the climb through the spring daffodils and grazing Highland cattle.
But it took 10 years until this week when we made it from Ranscombe nature reserve.
The problem is with the last...More
It was a leisurely walk but we were not overly impressed with the scenery. The mausoleum was not open (open only certain days so do check!) but there wasn’t much signage of explanation.
The highlight was the hyland cows that roam about!
Cobham Woods is a big wood with plenty of paths and look out for thr cattle too. Take a compass if you want tp find your way out again. The Mausoleaum has a small entrance fee and is superb. Recently refurbished history. A must see....More
Enjoy a leisurely stroll through ancient woodlands to visit the Darnley Mausoleum. John Bligh, Lord Darnley, left instructions in his will for a family mausoleum to be built. It was finished in 1786 but unfortunately was never consecrated or used. The National Trust have rescued...More
IghthamMote, Public Relations Manager at Cobham Wood and Mausoleum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017
Thank you for your lovely feedback. Opening times do vary for the mausoleum so do check out the website before visiting.
We love coming here. Loads of hidden walks to explore if you desire but if not there is a main walkway to follow. Beautiful surroundings and unusual walks. Free parking although it's extremely limited. Would definitely recommend!
IghthamMote, Manager at Cobham Wood and Mausoleum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2016
Cobham woods is defined by me here as the woods bordering Jeskyns Farm park, to the east of this open countryside, which runs north to the A2 and High Speed One rail link, and South to Cobham village, and borders Halfpence Lane. The woods are...More