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Scotney Castle Garden

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A joy to behold . This was a day hat was heaven sent . October autumn colours with clear blue sky... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Andy S
Truro, United Kingdom
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Great Scot! Get down to Scotney!

You don't need to be Sherlock to find this place. It's very conveniently located on the A21 and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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The Estate Office Scotney Castle 2169B Office Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8JN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A joy to behold . This was a day hat was heaven sent . October autumn colours with clear blue sky and 24 C . Irrespective of the weather the gardens are so well cared for , the foliage in its array of reds ,...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You don't need to be Sherlock to find this place. It's very conveniently located on the A21 and well signposted. Lovely ruined castle/fortified house in the valley with picturesque moat. The Victorian house is a mellow yellow stone which is open to look around as...More

Thank paulw1001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We knew that we couldn’t take the dog in house so we were perfectly happy. However we do like to take our dog with us as he enjoys the gardens and the walks. We weren’t allowed to use our own lead as they don’t allow...More

Thank Marina L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We haven't visited Scotney Castle for years so we were interested to see that there is now a house to visit as well as the gardens and the castle. The café offers a range of cold and hot food and the shop had the usual...More

Thank Sheilambutcher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very old castle with great views and gardens. Well worth a visit even during on going repairs (inevitable!) and dull day

Thank chris p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As previously remarked two for the price of one as there is both and old Castle to visit as well as a more modern building. Both are equally interesting to see although there is not a great deal of information about the Castle and the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Scoutnet Cadtle has many memories for me It's not to overwhelming for a visit with very beautiful gardens and it's own lake. A lovely place for a stroll and/or with a dog.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would have liked to have signs from the car park to which way to go. Lucky we guessed right. Looking around was a most and volunteers were great. The gardens were lovely and very photo friendly. The old castle was look to at too. Food...More

Thank Kay E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What’s more to say, lovely place to walk, lovely gardens, and a great tea rooms. Also on a plus you can take the dog as well. All in all. Lovely..

Thank MattBwood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 'new' house is open to the public on a timed ticket system but we were able to go straight in on arrival. An interesting portrayal of a Victorian living and worth taking the time to see it. However Scotney Castle down in the valley...More

Thank Sandie A
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Katie P
26 July 2018|
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Response from Tina F | Reviewed this property |
No, it's too steep at the edges. The grounds are lovely for children to run about in though
Melanie M
10 July 2018|
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Response from Alison A | Reviewed this property |
Yes plenty of lovely long walks. dogs must be kept on a lead
27 April 2018|
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Response from ScatsFamily | Reviewed this property |
Yes but not past the entrance. Still lots to see