Goodnestone Park Gardens are located in a delightful secluded part of Kent, and have been opening to the public since the 1970s.
Please get in touch if you require any further information about specific access or need advice on planning your visit.
There is level access from the car park to:
- the Old Dairy Café
- ticketing area
- There are designated disabled parking spaces adjacent to the main entrance
- There is no charge for parking
- The surface of the car park is compacted gravel
Old Dairy Café
- The Café and shop area are on one level
- The flooring is wooden and tiled
- The tables and chairs are free-standing and can be arranged as required
- There is a unisex accessible toilet in the Café
- Another disabled toilet is available at the end of the stable block
- We welcome assistance dogs and a water bowl is provided
- For step-free access to the gardens please leave the Café building via the main entrance and follow the stone slab pathway to enter through the five bar gate
- Within the garden disabled access is limited to the area around the house and the walled garden.
- Within these parts of the garden there are areas of lawn, paving and gravel.
- There are many seating areas, especially in the walled garden.
- Where steps are present there are alternative routes with a level surface.
- Although the parterre has step free access, there are only steps at the far end.
- Access to the walled garden is a via a sloping path.
- Unfortunately other areas of the garden, including the woodland, pond area and the arboreta, are deemed unsuitable for people with limited mobility due to uneven surfaces, potential wet and muddy conditions, and step only access.