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Visiting Us

Opening times

Manor House

Available: For exclusive hire
t: 01304 695097


Open Daily: 10:00 – 16:00
t: 01304 840107

Old Dairy Café

Open Thurs – Sun: 10:00 – 16:00
t: 01304 695098

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Please note the grounds immediately around the manor house will be closed to garden visitors when the house is occupied.
In January this area is closed on the following dates:
In February this area is closed on the following dates:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 26th

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Finding us

I am visiting:

  • The House
  • The Gardens & Old Dairy Café

Goodnestone Park House,
Goodnestone, Kent CT3 1PL

Get directions

Set in the heart of the Kent countryside, Goodnestone is under an hour by train from London (or 90 minutes by car); and under 30 minutes drive from Dover. 

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Access and public transport

The only vehicular access to the gardens is through the village of Goodnestone – drive past the school, the FitzWalter Arms pub and village church and you will arrive at the car park. For satnav directions please use CT3 1PJ.

Unfortunately, it is not possible to reach the Goodnestone Park via public transport. The nearest train station is two miles away at Adisham (unstaffed).

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The Old Dairy Café

The Old Dairy Café and the Gift Shop are open to everyone and do not require tickets or a booking. For larger groups (6 or more), booking is preferred and can include Teas & Coffees and a Garden Tour with Paul Bagshaw (Head Gardener).

T. 01304 695098

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The House

The House is available for public visits (by appointment only) details related to public access will be published on an annual basis on the website. Alterntaively, you can book a stay at Goodnestone Manor.

T. 01304 695097

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The Gardens

Admission tickets to view the gardens are available from the Old Dairy Café. To fully enjoy the gardens, we would suggest you allow yourself at least a couple of hours. Prices for entry are detailed below. Note that you do not need to book in advance for the gardens.

T. 01304 840107


Admission prices for 2021 Find out more

Dog Policy

Guidance and rules around bringing dogs Discover more