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Scotney Castle Garden, Lamberhurst

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Step into the drama and romance of a landscape painting at Scotney Castle Garden. The formal garden, a celebrated example of the Picturesque style, was once host to a medieval castle and now surrounds the Victorian country mansion Scotney New Castle, which was inhabited until 2006. Wander through its rooms, admire the fine furnishings, and maybe even pet the resident cat. In the garden you can discover the ruins of the moated Old Castle and enjoy splendid flower collections. Venture further into the 310 hectares (770 acres) of woodland and parkland surrounding the garden, and spot the local Sussex Cattle. Grab a bite to eat in the tearoom or unwind and refuel in the woodland picnic area. Visit the castle’s shop to pick up some local produce, including honey made from the garden’s bees. Over the years, a number of notables have rented the apartments within: Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher rented the Belfry flat for a time in the 1970s as an escape and respite from Westminster life. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Scotney Castle Garden and many more Royal Tunbridge Wells attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Royal Tunbridge Wells vacation builder.
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  • We had Sunday lunch at the Brown Trout nearby and then a , really nice walk. The mansion is open to visitors and, as with all National Trust properties, it was well displayed and set out. A real treat...  more »
  • The carpark was very busy and the overflow was in operation but only just got a space! We went straight to the cafe to have cream teas to fuel up before walking the grounds. I had underestimated how b...  more »
  • We recently became national trust members for the first time and I had my reservations. Our first visit under the membership and to Scotney Castle and wow is all I can say!! Firstly we saved approx £4...  more »