National Trust Properties

There are several outstanding National Trust properties within half an hours drive to choose from – stately homes, mansions, gardens, botanical gardens and castles.

The homes of Winston Churchill and Rudyard Kipling are ever popular.

Have a look at the list below and click through to the National Trust website.

Properties and Links

Jacobean house, home of Rudyard Kipling

Bodiam Castle
Perfect example of a late medieval moated castle

Family home and garden of Sir Winston Churchill

Emmetts Garden
Interesting hillside garden with year-round features

Ightham Mote
Outstanding 14th-century moated manor house

History and grandeur in the heart of Kent

Scotney Castle
Victorian country house and romantic garden with 14th century moated medieval castle set in a beautiful wooded estate

Sheffield Park Gardens
Internationally renowned landscape garden and parkland

Sissinghurst Castle
A garden, in a ruin, in a farm

Small 18th-century style formal garden with nearby woodland walk

Wakehurst Place
Botanical garden with the world’s largest seed conservation project