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 810 378

Fax

01732 811 029

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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.

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.

George's Marvellous Medicine

  • 30 August 2014 From 5:30pm

Illyria's open-air theatre production of this Roald Dahl classic tale about the medicine George makes for his Grandma who comes to stay for the holidays ... with hilarious results.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Adults £15, children £9
Box office bookings on 0844 249 1895

Website

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

Autumn Activity Pack

  • 1 September — 2 November 2014

Complete some of your 50 things to do.

Suitable for

  • Especially for children

Admission

From £1.50

Website

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

Heritage Open Days 2014: Ightham Mote

  • 13 September 2014

Nestled at the bottom of a path sits a picture perfect, timber framed house on its own island surrounded by water.

Admission

Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.

Website

http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/directory/ightham-mote3

Strictly historical dancing

  • 14 September 2014 From 12pm, From 2:30pm, From 3:30pm

Pastime Historical dance performs dances through the ages

Website

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

Led estate walk

  • 16 September 2014 From 11am

Join us on this 2-3 mile walk through the Ightham Mote estate.
Dogs are welcome.

Admission

Donations welcome

Office Booking on 01732 810378 ext 100

Website

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

Quilting - 2 day workshop

  • 16 September 2014 10am-3:30pm
  • 23 September 2014 10am-3:30pm

Learn a new craft and make something that can be treasured forever. Join Sue and Annie to learn how to quilt, then design your own quilted cushion using Ightham Mote as your inspiration. This two-day workshop includes materials, refreshments and a light lunch.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£50 per person for the 2 days
Office Booking on 01732 810378 ext 100

Website

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

Apple and Orchard Weekend

  • 27 — 28 September 2014 11am-4pm

A weekend celebrating the bounty from the Garden of England

Website

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

Half-term family fun

  • 25 October — 2 November 2014

Includes a pumpkin themed trail.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children

Website

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

Ghost and Gourmet Evening

  • 25 October 2014 From 7pm
  • 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/

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

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 From 7pm

Mulled wine followed by carols

Admission

£9.50
Restaurant booking on 01732 811314

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/

Boxing Day trek

  • 26 December 2014 From 10am

Full English breakfast followed by an informal guided walk.

Admission

£21.50
Restaurant booking on 01732 811314

Website

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

New Years Day trek

  • 1 January 2015 From 10am

Full English breakfast followed by an informal guided walk.

Admission

£21.50
Restaurant booking on 01732 811314

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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