Hall & Gardens

Visit the Hall, Extensive Gardens & Rare Breeds Farm on selected days throughout the year.

Special Events

Step back in time at our famous Historical Re-Creations of everyday life from Medieval to WWII.

Weddings & Hire

Kentwell provides the perfect venue for weddings, events, corporate days or filming.

Holiday Lets

Kentwell offers a number of opportunities for visitors to stay on the Kentwell estate.

Kentwell - a romantic, moated, mellow red brick Tudor mansion in a tranquil parkland setting.

A 40 year restoration project with an unrivalled ability to captivate the visitor

In 1970 Kentwell stood neglected. No-one was prepared to take it on - except Patrick Phillips. He fell for this wonderful House in its magical setting and was not deterred by its condition. Ever since then he has, with his wife and family, sought to bring Kentwell back to life.

Kentwell pioneered Tudor domestic Living History events in the UK, and over 30 years later, Kentwell's events are as magical as ever.

What's On


House, Gardens & Farm - April

Sat 14 April - Thu 19 April
Sat 21 April - Thu 26 April
Sat 28 April - Mon 30 April

House, Gardens & Farm - May Weekdays

Tue 1 May - Thu 3 May
Tue 8 May - Thu 10 May
Mon 14 May - Thu 17 May
Mon 21 May - Thu 24 May

Tudor May Day Celebrations

Sat 5 May - Mon 7 May

House, Gardens & Farm - May Weekends/Hols

Sat 12 May - Sun 13 May
Sat 19 May - Sun 20 May
Tue 29 May - Thu 31 May

Kentwell Through the Ages

Sat 26 May - Mon 28 May

House, Gardens & Farm - June Weekends/Hols

Fri 1 June - Sun 3 June
Sat 23 June - Sun 24 June
Sat 30 June

Wool and Topiary Weekend

Sat 9 June - Sun 10 June


Opening times



Ideal for Families

Great for children and families! Special events and acres of gardens and grounds to explore.

Groups and Tours

Pre-booked groups are always very welcome at Kentwell.

School Visits

One of the best historical school visits in the UK. Over half a million school-age children have visited Kentwell.

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