We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ightham Mote

Mote Road | Ivy Hatch, Ightham, Sevenoaks TN15 0NT, England
+44 1732 810378
Review Highlights
Such a beautiful place

We made our first visit to Ightham Mote today & left feeling this place is what the National Trust... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John H
London, United Kingdom
Wonderful day out

Spent a day at Ightham Mote in early autumn, taking many atmospheric photographs of the building... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Graeme C
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
Read all 839 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:30 - 17:00
Mote Road | Ivy Hatch, Ightham, Sevenoaks TN15 0NT, England
+44 1732 810378
Write a Review
Reviews (839)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 830 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We made our first visit to Ightham Mote today & left feeling this place is what the National Trust truly represents. It is a place of conservation of a way of life which has now gone & is a window into this historic world. We...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent a day at Ightham Mote in early autumn, taking many atmospheric photographs of the building and grounds.

1  Thank Graeme C
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you go to Ightham Mote make sure you listen to the introductory talk that starts with the building being built in the thirteen hundreds, each of the volunteers in the rooms are a great source of information, we only spent a short time in...More

1  Thank Pat D
Reviewed 5 days ago

I really enjoyed my day at Ightham Mote. The weather was beautiful which made walking round the grounds a really nice experience. There is lots of space for picnics and a cute little garden to walk round. The house itself with the full mote around...More

1  Thank Krisyyy
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a wonderful day at Ightham Mote today. The house and what National Trust have done to it is fantastic. The staff there where also very helpful and knowledgeable. If you are able bodied then you will certainly enjoy all the floors. The room that...More

Thank ninakms
Reviewed 6 days ago

We revisited IGHTHAM MOTE last week and had a lovely afternoon there. The staff and guides were very informative and the addition of a famous Pre Raphaelite painters work was a pleasant surprise. The cafe that we expected to have lunch in was disappointing though,...More

Thank brianvickers
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went the other Sunday afternoon and what a lovely surprise. It is a fascinating building with plenty of character and charm. The grounds are lovely for a picnic and a great children's playground to keep active ones happy. Even though it was Sunday d...More

Thank Adrian H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With my 81 year old mum, we decided at her behest to visit this attraction. Fascinating house sat in its own moat and the guides were incredibly helpful in spite of the stifling heat. Fishing in the most proved interesting to watch but wasn't impressed...More

2  Thank Andy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very impressive historic house. It looks very picturesque as you approach with a moat all around. We listened to a short 15 minutes talk on the history of the house, which I would thoroughly recommend, by a very knowledgeable gentleman. After our...More

Thank carolwhite92
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing place to visit and quite easy to find. If you just visit the house and gardens with a coffee stop then allow about 3 1/2 hours. If you do the grounds for a walk as well then all day would be...More

1  Thank world_is_your_oyster
Nearby Restaurants
Perfetto Country Store
73 reviews
3.31 km away
Sweet Sensations Eats and Treats Ltd
5 reviews
4.52 km away
6 reviews
4.67 km away
The Harrow Inn
81 reviews
2.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Old Soar Manor
20 reviews
3.51 km away
Reynolds Retreat
69 reviews
3.77 km away
Great Comp Garden
76 reviews
5.77 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I have two lively grandsons 8 and 11. Will the trail sheets and play area be available 18th April ?
17 April 2017|
Answer Show all 5 answers
Response from PtarmiganTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Should be, the Eye Spy sheets are not 'Easter' specific.
Baz D
Do Royal Mail get free admission at this venue?
17 April 2017|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from jep252 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know I think you would need to contact National Trust and ask them.
Laura M
Is this a good place to bring children?
17 October 2016|
Answer Show all 12 answers
Response from IghthamMote | Property representative |
hi there, we have a natural play area for children in the garden now and trails in the house when open from 4 March. Hope that helps.