The Place To Explore

A ‘quintessentially English home’ where chivalry, honour, romance and hospitality have reigned for centuries.

The House

Described as “the grandest and most perfectly preserved example of a fortified manor house in all England”.

The Gardens

The 11 acres of walled gardens are as old as the original house with walls and terraces laid out in the Elizabethan era.

The Place

Set in the beautiful Weald of Kent, Penshurst Place has stood on the banks of the river Medway since the 14th century.

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Head Gardener's Notes

Head Gardener's Notes

Discover what's been happening in the gardens with Notes from our Head Gardener.

How to find us

How to find us

Penshurst Place is close to the major roads in West Kent. Take junction 5 of the M25 and A21/A26.