Ightham Mote - National Trust

Ightham Mote - National Trust
Ivy Hatch
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN15 0NT
England

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ightham-mote/

E-mail

ighthammote@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

01732 810378

Fax

01732 811029

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
Ightham Mote
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Superb 14th-century moated manor house:
* See the results of the Trust's largest ever conservation project
* Tudor chapel with hand-painted ceiling
* Grade I listed dog kennel
* Lovely gardens, with lakeside and woodland walks, in a secluded valley

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ightham-mote/

Admission charges

Adult: £11.50
Child: £5.75
Family: £29.00
Group adult: n/a
Group child: n/a

Winter

Adult: £5.75
Child: £2.90
Group adult: n/a
Group child: n/a

Discounts

  • National Trust

Collection details

Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Music, Personalities, Weapons and War

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Autumn Activity Pack

  • 1 September — 2 November 2014 *on now

Complete some of your 50 things to do.

Suitable for

  • Especially for children

Admission

From £1.50

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ighthammote

photograph of pumpkins

Half-Term Family Fun

  • 25 October — 2 November 2014 *on now

Includes a pumpkin themed trail around the garden!

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children
  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply: Adult: £11.50, Child: £5.75

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ightham-mote/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Ghost and Gourmet Evening

  • 25 October 2014 From 7pm *on now
  • 1 November 2014 From 7pm

Don't miss this hugely popular and terrifying tour of Ightham Mote at night. With only the flickering of candlelight to guide you, walk through the house and listen to the stories of its past inhabitants, but watch out...they are closer than you think. A delicious two-course dinner in the Mote restaurant afterwards.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£37.50
Restaurant booking on 01732 811314

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ightham-mote/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Girl in the wood

50 Things Wild Art

  • 30 October 2014 12-3pm

Go wild with art! Using natural resources, create works of art.

Suitable for

  • Especially for children
  • 5-6
  • 11-13
  • 7-10
  • 14-15

Admission

Normal admission charges apply: Adult: £11.50, Child: £5.75

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ightham-mote/things-to-see-and-do/events/

The Magpie: Kate Glassock

  • 8 November 2014 From 4pm

Set in the Great Hall, this amazing atmospheric one-woman performance tells the story of the women in Henry VIIIs life. It will be followed by a 2-course supper in the Mote Restaurant.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£29-50
Restaurant booking on 01732 811314

Christmas lunches

  • 29 November — 23 December 2014

Book a 2-course or 3-course Christmas lunch in the Mote Restaurant

Admission

Price to be advised
Restaurant booking on 01732 811314

Christmas Opening Weekend

  • 29 — 30 November 2014 11am-3pm

Father Christmas, mini-market and make an advent calendar

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Craft activity costs £1.50

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ightham-mote/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Home-made Christmas

  • 1 — 23 December 2014

Learn how to make Christmas decorations

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ightham-mote/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Pudding Evening

  • 4 December 2014 From 7:30pm

Enjoy a 2-course dinner in the Mote Restaurant where the range of puddings is the focus.

Admission

£22.50
Restaurant booking on 01732 811314

Carols in the Courtyard

  • 12 December 2014 7-9pm
  • 19 December 2014 7-9pm

Mulled wine followed by carols

Admission

£9.50
Restaurant booking on 01732 811314 or email john.beak@nationaltrust.org.uk

Carols in the Courtyard

  • 13 December 2014 From 7pm
  • 20 December 2014 From 7pm

Mulled wine and carols, followed by a 2-course buffet supper.

Admission

£32.50
Restaurant booking on 01732 811314

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ightham-mote/things-to-see-and-do/events/

photograph of forest

Boxing Day Trek

  • 26 December 2014 10am-12pm

Full English breakfast followed by an informal guided walk.

Please call 01732 811314 to book.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£21.50 per person.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ightham-mote/things-to-see-and-do/events/

photograph of forest

New Years Day Trek

  • 1 January 2015 10am-12pm

Full English breakfast followed by an informal guided walk.

Please call 01732 811314 to book.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£21.50 per person.

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

House Detective

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-ighthammote.htm

An interactive tour of this 14th century moated manor house, followed by the chance to meet the housekeeper.

How to obtain

Call 01732 810378 or email ighthammote@nationaltrust.org.uk for more information.

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