Penshurst Place and Gardens

Type:Garden

Penshurst, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 8DG

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Fascinating facts:
Visit Penshurst Park and you will find one of the 50 Great British Trees in the country - the Sidney Oak - named after the 16th century poet Sir Philip Sidney, reputed to be 1,000 years old.
Henry VIII owned Penshurst Place and used it as his hunting lodge whilst he was reputedly courting Anne Boleyn at Hever Castle.
The Sidney family, owners of Penshurst Place since 1552, are related to Percy Bysshe Shelley the Romantic poet, and to the Churchill’s through the Spencer family.
The gardens are one of the finest examples of Elizabethan design in the country.

Why not visit Penshurst Place by bike, via the Tonbridge to Penshurst cycle regional route no 12.

Guide Prices

Adult (16+): House & Gardens, £12.50, Gardens only, £10.50.
Child (5-15) House & Gardens, £6.50, Gardens only, £6.00. Under 5s free, max
2 children per paying adult; charged at £2.50 per child, per visit thereafter.

Directions

Road Directions

By Car:

FROM M25 JUNCTION 5, follow A21 to Hastings, leaving at the Hildenborough exit, then follow brown tourist signs to Penshurst Place.

FROM M20/M26 Junction 2a, follow A25 (towards Sevenoaks) and then A21 for Hastings, then as above.
Local approaches are well signposted with brown tourist signs.

Wedding guests should enter via the PRIVATE ENTRANCE on B2176 as marked on map opposite, sat nav reference TN11 8DH.

By Public Transport:

Train from London Charing Cross to Tonbridge, then taxi to Penshurst Place (approx. 6 miles).

Accessible by Public Transport: Tonbridge station is 4.9 miles away.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • Café
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Refreshments Available
  • Restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for school groups
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Gift shop
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Licenced for Weddings & Civil Partnerships
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Key Features

  • Film or TV location

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking
  • Parking (free)

Target Markets

  • Cyclists Welcome

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided tours by arrangement

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Opening Times

* See website or contact for opening times.

Awards

  • Visit England VistEngland VAQAS 2017

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