History Timeline

Travel through history and explore Penshurst Place from its construction in 1341 to the present day, with this easy-to-use history timeline. Browse key events and discover how the past owners have shaped the House we see today.

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Keep up to date with our news and events, as well as special articles, guides and our Head Gardener's Notes. 

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Love's Victory

On 27 September 2022 Love’s Victory was successfully staged and filmed at Penshurst Place, the family home of the author, Lady Mary Wroth. The live performance was professionally filmed in order to give members of the public free access to judge and enjoy Love’s Victory in performance.

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Fun Facts

Find out some fascinating things you never knew about us, including how we have connections with the Dandy/Beano comics and our claim to fame with Harry Potter!

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Penshurst in Film

The unique 14th century medieval Baron’s Hall, together with the magnificent Gardens and parkland estate, lends a beautiful authentic location for film and photography. Take a closer look at what's been filmed at Penshurst Place from movies to TV series and advertising campaigns.

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