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Located in West Kent, in the South East of England, Penshurst Place is close to London and the main city airports, as well as being easily accessible from the M25.

  • Gatwick – 24 miles/38 km
  • Heathrow – 56 miles/90 km
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail station - 30 miles/48 km
  • Kent International airport - 63 miles/102 km
  • Dover – 63 miles/101 km
  • Ashford – 42 miles/68 km
  • Canterbury - 50 miles/80 km
  • London - 40 miles (by train 40 minutes to Tonbridge)
  • Dartford Tunnel – 28 miles/44 km
  • M25 Junction 5 - 12 miles/19 km

The entrance to Penshurst Place is signed and located on the B2176.

The Penshurst Place Gift Shop and Porcupine Pantry cafe are next to the main visitor entrance.

Download and print full how to find us instructions here.

For further details about the area, you can visit our section on the surrounding area.

By Road

We are only 25 minutes from the M25 junction 5. Then follow the A21 south towards Hastings, leaving at the Hildenborough exit (B245/B2027) or the next exit, South Tonbridge (head towards Tunbridge Wells then right turn to Bidborough B2176) and follow the brown tourist signs to Penshurst Place & Gardens (off B2176).

From the M26 junction 2a, follow the A25 (towards and then through Sevenoaks), then continue on the A225/B245 towards Hildenborough or A21 for Hastings, then as above.

Local approaches are well signposted with brown tourist signs.

From other directions, head for the A21/A26 or the A264 towards Tunbridge Wells/Tonbridge and follow the brown signs to Penshurst Place & Gardens via Fordcombe on B2188 or Bidborough on B2176.

Sat nav postcode reference TN11 8DG pointer A on Google map above (though it has been reported to us some systems may not work to this postcode reference). You may wish instead to try searching for Penshurst Place on Google Places or the 'attractions' or 'places of interest' section on your sat nav system, if available.

If arriving by double decker coach or large vehicle

Please contact us for alternative directions and to arrange a suitable drop off point. Call 01892 870307 or email

By cycle

For details of how to visit Penshurst Place by bicycle mostly off road, from Tonbridge - download a copy of the cycle route.


Directions for those attending the Weald of Kent Craft & Design Shows and private events

Follow directions above but to sat nav reference TN11 8DH (also off B2176) - marked North Lodge on Google maps and pointer B on google map above.

We regret dogs are not allowed in the grounds of Penshurst Place, with the exception of guide and assistance dogs.

Penshurst Place, Penshurst, Tonbridge, Kent TN11 8DG
Tel: + 44 (0) 1892 870307 Fax: + 44 (0) 1892 870866

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Gift Shop open

Gift Shop open

Our Gift Shop is open daily all year and serves hot and cold drinks.