The privately-owned Mount Ephraim Country House & Gardens is a stunning family home, in the glorious Kent countryside. With 10 acres of stunning gardens, magnificent topiary and a charming tea room, the house also offers five luxury guest rooms on a B&B basis.
Where is Mount Ephraim Country House & Gardens located?
Mount Ephraim is situated in the charming village of Hernhill, near Faversham in Kent. Both Canterbury and Whitstable are close by, and it is a short drive to Dover and the Channel Tunnel.
What style of garden is Mount Ephraim Country House & Gardens?
The design of the gardens dates back around 100 years, with features including a rock garden, rose terraces, a topiary area and a Japanese bridge. To celebrate the Millennium, a new rose garden was designed, and other recent additions include a grass maze, an arboretum and a water garden.
What can guests enjoy at Mount Ephraim Country House & Gardens?
The gardens at Mount Ephraim have colour and interest throughout the year. In spring, the daffodils and camellias are a joy, and these are followed by rhododendrons and azaleas. The roses flower in May and June and give colour right through the season. At the end of the summer, the ‘Miz Maze' is a real treat, packed with grasses, perennials and wild flowers.
The West Wing Tea Room serves appetising lunches, along with afternoon teas. Visitors are also welcome to have a picnic in the grounds. There is a children's play area and dogs are welcome.