Events for July 2019

Camp Wilderness Overnight Camps

1st Jul - 31st Aug from 12.00am - 9.00pm

Various 3 & 5 day camps available throughout July and August
Visit to book.

Orienteering, swimming in the lake, and making wood-fired pizzas are just some of the activities to be enjoyed by children aged 7 – 12 in the Penshurst Place parkland. Led by the experts at Camp Wilderness these overnight camps are a fantastic way for children to get in touch with the natural world around them, and make some new friends as they go.

Midsummer Viewing Evening

4th Jul from 5.00pm - 8.00pm

For all newly engaged couples!

Come and have a look around our beautiful venue, and see the stunning medieval Baron’s Hall set for a wedding breakfast. If you wish, our friendly team will be happy to give you a tour and discuss your wedding day plans. Our dedicated caterers, Kudos, will also be on-hand to discuss the range of catering options available. Please let us know if you would like to attend. Telephone: 01892 870307 or email:

Volks Weald Family Volkswagen Show

12th Jul - 14th Jul from 10.30am - 5.00pm

Visit to pre-book your tickets. On the day tickets are also available

Marvel at lovingly-restored retro VWs in the company of live music, stalls brimming with an array of goodies, delicious food, an inflatable pub and family entertainment for the third year of the annual Volks Weald family show!

Penshurst Maize Maze

13th Jul - 1st Sep from 11.00am - 6.00pm

Step into the shoes of a great explorer and circumnavigate the Penshurst Place Maize Maze, collecting clues and stamps as you go! We’ll be keeping the design a closely guarded secret until the launch so keep an eye on our social media pages throughout July to get a glimpse before it opens!

Entrance to the Maize Maze is included in the standard garden entry ticket prices and is £2 for those entering using an RHS or Gardener’s World membership card or a 2for1 offer. The maze is open every day from 13th July until 1st September, from 11:00am to 6pm, with last entry at 5pm.

Penshurst Place Summer BBQ Evening

20th Jul from 6.00pm - 8.00pm

20th July, please arrive for 6pm. £18 per person to include a guided tour of the formal gardens, your BBQ meal and a welcome drink. Pre-booking required.

Settle in on your blankets and deck chairs on the South Lawn this summer, and enjoy the surrounds of Penshurst Place after hours as we welcome you to our first ever evening BBQ event.

Join us on 20th July for a fantastic evening of delicious flame-grilled food as provided by the chefs of our partner caterers, Kudos, summer drinks, and a guided tour of our 11 acres of formal gardens. Summer evenings are a truly beautiful time to see the gardens of Penshurst Place and in this special evening event, you will be one of few people to see them as the sun settles over the walls of the historic grounds

Price includes your BBQ meal and a welcome drink. Additional drinks can be purchased at our cash bar. No outside food or drink permitted.

More information & tickets

Summer Sundays

21st Jul - 1st Sep from 10.30am - 6.00pm

Country Companions Falconry Shows: 11am – 5pm 
Children’s Crafts: 11am – 4pm
Garden Pantomime Shows: 1pm – 3pm

Settle into summer with the whole family in our wonderful Summer Sunday events! With garden pantomimes to laugh out loud at, crafts to create, and falconry to be fascinated by, you’ll be sure to have a fantastic day with us!