Events for May 2019

Weald of Kent Country Craft Show

4th May - 6th May from 10.00am - 5.00pm

The Weald of Kent Country Craft Show is located in our parkland, outside of the main house and gardens.  Visit for more information and to pre-book your tickets.

Joined by exciting displays, shows, and live music, the Weald of Kent Country Craft Show offers so much more than just lovingly made goodies. With marquees to explore, food to sample and rustic crafts to have a go at, as well as access to the Adventure Playground, the Craft Show is a great day out for all the family.

How Did They Get There?

25th May - 2nd Jun from 10.30am - 6.00pm

Trails: 10.30am - 6pm in the Formal Gardens

Crafts: 11am - 4pm in The Old Coach House

The great explorers of the last millennium achieved a great deal with a varying selection of technology and knowledge. This Spring Holiday we’ll be celebrating the history of great travel, with a collection of hidden travel treasures for you to find in the Formal Gardens! To keep the inspiration alive when you get home, we’ll be rewarding every child's completed trail sheet with a What On Earth? Book to take home!*


*While stocks last. No alternative prize available. Cannot be substituted for monetary value. One book per child and their trail sheet. 

Mini-Beast Hunts!

26th May - 27th May from 11.00am - 5.00pm

Discover the mini beats that live with the walls of our formal gardens with a hands-on masterclass with the Kent Wildlife Trust, who’ll teach you the best places to find our wonderful native species of beetles, bugs and insects, and how to attract more wildlife to your own gardens!