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Historic Houses in Kent

Historic Houses in Kent, such as Leeds Castle and Walmer Castle & Gardens are listed below.

Historic Houses in Kent

Historic Houses in Kent, such as Leeds Castle and Walmer Castle & Gardens are listed below.

Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle Foundation, Leeds Castle, Maidstone

Looming up from the glorious moat and surrounded by 500 lush green acres of land, Leeds Castle near Maidstone lays claim to being one of the most stunning castles in the world. The Castle, which was originally a Norman stronghold, has also been the property of six of England’s medieval queens and... more

Walmer Castle & Gardens

Kingsdown Road, Walmer, Deal


Discover a Castle like no other Wander the halls of this beautiful Tudor castle thatonce guarded the coast of Kent. Frequent visitors to the fortress included William Pitt the Younger, the Duke of Wellington, WH Smith, Winston Churchill and the Queen Mother. Now an elegant... more

Ightham Mote

Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks


Explore the romantic Ightham Mote Ightham Mote is a superb moated manor house dating from the early 14th century. It was bought in 1953 by American, Charles Robinson, who had first seen the house on a tour of Kent before the First World War. The main features of the house, which is... more

Smallhythe Place

Smallhythe, Tenterden

Nestled in the Kentish countryside, this picture-perfect cottage and barn theatre is a humble oasis that once belonged to renowned Victorian actress Ellen Terry, exuding her artistic spirit and its bygone history of the sea. ... more

Chartwell

Mapleton Road, Westerham


Discover the Life and Times of Winston Churchill at Chartwell Chartwell was the family home of Sir Winston Churchill from 1924. The rooms are kept as they were during his lifetime and offer an insight into both his domestic and political life. Photographs, books and personal... more

Knole

Sevenoaks


Explore the fascinating history of Knole House, Kent If ever there was an argument for the importance of the National Trust, Kent’s Knole House is it. This 15th century palace built for bygone archbishops before becoming the property of Henry VIII and then the influential... more

Belmont House and Gardens

Belmont Park, Throwley, Faversham

The beautiful Georgian house of Belmont, amid its parkland, commands stunning views of the rolling Kent countryside and is a completely unspoilt and distinctive example of the work of the architect Samuel Wyatt. In 1801, the house was bought at public auction by General George Harris (later Lord... more

Dover Castle

Dover


Explore the gateway to the realm at Dover Castle An iconic structure that presides over the famous coastline and its white cliffs, Dover Castle has watched over the area since its keep was built in the 1180s and there has been a look out on the site for some 20 centuries. Inside... more

The Home of Charles Darwin, Down House

Luxted Road, Downe


Unravel The Origin of Species at Down House Just outside central London stands the family home of world-renowned Victorian scientist Charles Darwin, Down House, a unique building laden with historical and scientific significance. Down House remains much as it was when Darwin lived... more

Hever Castle & Gardens

Edenbridge


Discover the fascinating past of Hever Castle, childhood home of Anne Boleyn Hever Castle, a romantic 13th century moated castle, was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII´s second wife - inside there are prayer books signed and inscribed by Anne Boleyn. In 1903 the... more

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Towns in kent with historic house listings:  Sutton Valence | Chart Sutton | Hollingbourne | Lenham | Headcorn | Boughton Monchelsea | Maidstone | Biddenden | Aylesford | Bethersden