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Out and About near Hildenborough

Court Lodge Cottage is a fantastic base to explore the many wonderful National Trust houses and gardens in the area. These include:

Ightham Mote

Only two miles away, this 700 year old moated manor house has been home to several interesting families, all of whom have left their mark.

Knole - Sevenoaks

Situated at the heart of a deer park this treasure house begun as a bishops palace is now the home of the Sackvilles. Beloved home of Vita Sackville West.

Chartwell - Westerham

Winston Churchill's home during the later years of his life. There are many memorabilla to be seen. Set in lovely gardens and in his studio there are many of his paintings.

Sissinghurst Castle

One of the great gardens of England. Beautiful in all seasons and not to be missed by garden lovers.

Other properties which are just a short drive away includes: Scotney Castle, Batemans, Quebec House, Emmetts, Old Soar Manor.

There are also many other properties open to the public close to Hildenborough.

Hever Castle

Childhood home of Anne Boleyn beautifully restored by the Waldorf Astors in 1904. Italian gardens, lake;maze, and interesting exhibitions in the moated castle.

Leeds Castle

A short drive away near Maidstone, Leeds Castle is set in parkland and is a fascinating visit to the castle, gardens, and maze.

Penshurst Place

Home of Sir Philip Sydney, this beautuful house has a great hall untouched by the centuries and a fabulous garden.

Other properties close by include: Squerrys Court, Chiddingstone Castle, Tonbridge Castle, Marle Place garden and many more.

Interesting Towns

Hildenborough is set in the heart of the Weald of Kent and is a great place to stay if you want to visit some of the wonderful towns in the region, which includes: Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells, Tenterden, Lamberhurst, Hawkhurst, Biddenden, Rye.

Further afield

Hildenborough station is just 1 mile away with frequent train services to London (35 minutes) and the coast.

Dover is fifty minutes away by car and France only half an hour by Eurotunnel.

Walkers enjoy the surrounding countryside.

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