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1. Knole House and Deer Park

Top 10 ten places to visit in South East England - Sevenoaks and the Kent Weald

Knole House and Deer Park

Knole is one of England's greatest show houses, set in a magnificent 1000 acre deer park. It was home to the Sackville-West family in the twentieth century and visited by English Novelist Virginia Wolfe who based the house in her novel 'Orlando' on Knole.
 
The house has 365 rooms and contains a wealth of paintings, including important portraits by Van Dyck, Gainsborough and Reynolds, tapestries, ornaments and a rare collection of Royal Stuart furniture.
 
See what is probably the oldest billiards table in the world and an early mechanical clock. Take a walk in the park with its herds of fallow deer, which has changed little since Tudor times.
 
Facilities include a gift shop and cafe/restaurant. 
 
Knole House Address:
Knole
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN15 0RP
England, UK 

Knole House Opening Times:
Park
Knole Park is open all year round - admission free

House 
13th March – 31st October, 12.00 pm to 4.00 pm, Wednesday to Sunday 
            
Shop, tea-room and courtyards 
13th March – 31st October, 10.30 am to 5.00 pm, Wednesday to Sunday
(Open Tuesday to Saturday from 6th April to 3rd October) 

Christmas shop/ tea-room 
3rd November – 19th December, 11.00am – 4.00pm, Wednesday to Sunday

Garden 
6th April to 31st October, 11.00am – 4.00pm, Tuesdays only
Last admission 30 minutes before closing

Bank Holiday Mondays:
house, shop and tea-room open
Park: open daily for pedestrians.
Vehicles admitted only when house is open.

Knole House Admission:
Adult  £9.50
Child  £4.75
Family  £23.75

Garden (limited opening)
Adult  £5.00
Child £2.50
 
Car Park
£2.50
 
Park free to pedestrians

T  +44(0)1732 450608 (Infoline)
   +44 (0)1732 462100
   +44 (0) 1732 467155 (Learning)
   +44 (0)1732 743748 (Shop)
   +44 (0)1732 741762 (Tea-room)

F  +44 (0)1732 465528

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