Closed Season Special Events

The House and Gardens may be closed, but the Gift Shop (perfect for Christmas shopping!), Porcupine Pantry Cafe, and wider estate public footpaths are all open year round! Plus, we've got some amazing special ticketed events including falconry, axe-throwing and a panto-style Christmas performance!



Christmas Shopping at the Gift Shop

Open year round from 9am - 5pm, in November we transform our Gift Shop into a Christmas Shopping haven stocked full of gifts galore! From homeware to beautifully scented candles, to cuddly toys, games, gift wrap, cards, ornaments and so much more! You can also pick up your Christmas Tree (grown locally in Kent), a handmade wreath using materials from our own estate, and bundles of mistletoe grown in our very own gardens.

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A Long Walk Followed by a Coffee

The Penshurst Place Estate covers around 2,500 acres of parkland which hosts a variety of farms, forests and pastures. There are a number of public footpaths to follow across the Estate including the ever-popular Eden Valley look, a walk to Chiddingstone and back, and our own circular loop. Afterwards why not head to the Porcupine Pantry Cafe which is open daily 9am - 5pm, for a warming cup of coffee, hot baguette or a delicious slice of cake

Walking & Cycling Routes

Porcupine Pantry Menu


Country Sport Activity Days 

This Winter when the House and Gardens are closed, the Woodland Trail will be open for a selection of ticketed country sports activities provided by Joe's Bows. Rated as Trip Advisor's number 1 falconry provider in Kent, you can choose from a range of activities including archery, owl experiences, axe-throwing and falconry days.

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Christmas Panto-style Storytelling Performance 

Join us this December for a panto-style story in the Baron's Hall, as we meet little Elf Tidings at the North Pole on his mission to save Christmas! With the help of some spectacular Christmas characters and one very important bearded man, will Tidings the Elf be able to solve the dark magic riddles and save Christmas? Well, there's only one way to find out...

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