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


Lambs and Spring Bulbs - Gardens Open

Mon 19 March - Fri 23 March

Lambs, Spring Bulbs - House & Gardens Open

Sat 24 March - Sun 25 March
Mon 26 March - Thu 29 March

Eastertide Event

Fri 30 March - Mon 2 April

House, Gardens & Farm - April

Tue 3 April - Fri 6 April
Sat 7 April - Thu 12 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


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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