Ightham Mote, Ivy Hatch

Ightham Mote, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 0NT View on map

Moated manor house covering nearly 700 years of history from medieval times to 1960s. Visitor route includes Tudor Chapel, Billiards Room, Drawing Room, apartments of Charles Henry Robinson, the American donor of Ightham Mote to the National Trust. Grade I listed dog kennel in the courtyard and Mote Cottages. Interpretation displays and special exhibition featuring conservation in action.


Opening Arrangements

The house is open 3rd March - 28th October 11am - 5pm; 29th October - 31st November, Saturday and Sunday 11am - 3pm; 1st December - 31st December 11am - 3pm. Garden, cafe, exhibition and shop open all year 10am-5pm.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £12 until October then £4.00
  • Child: £6.00
  • Other Charges: £31.45 family standard prices


6 miles east of Sevenoaks, off A25 and 2½ miles south of Ightham off A227. Rail: Borough Green and Wrotham (3½ miles). Bus: New Enterprise 222 Tunbridge Wells - Borough Green, alight Fairlawne, thence ½ mile footpath walk; Southlands 404 from Sevenoaks, alight Ivy Hatch, ¾ mile.

Parking Spaces


£2.00 parking charge.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes