Description

The 18th Century Belmont House in Faversham is steeped in history with mementoes of the family’s history and travels, set in more than 3,000 acres with commanding views of the estate and surrounding Kentish North Downs. Collected over 5 generations of the Harris family, who were the Lords of the estate for 200 years, the house's trio of collections include the armoury, the Cazabon collection, and the Clock Museum. This Grade I listed house, open seasonally for tours, also offers insights into the building itself, its French-styled drawing room, the library with three quarter height bookcases designed by the original architect of the house, which reveals a secret door. Belmont House Gardens, which you can visit all year round and is a visit in its own right, includes a Kitchen garden, a nuttery, and a mandala, with wooden benches for taking time out while enjoying the many highlights of the gardens.

Opening Hours
Gardens
Daily
10am-6pm - or dusk if earlier.
House
From 3rd April to 27th September 2022
Tuesdays and Thursdays 1.pm–3.30pm
Guided House Tours
Sunday and Bank Holiday
11.30am, 1pm & 2.30pm

Price
Gardens
Adults: £7
Child - 12-16yrs: £2.50
Concessions: £4
Child - under 12 years: Free
Season Ticket: £50.
House and Garden
Adult: £10
Child - 12-16 years: £5
Member: Free
Guided House Tours and Garden
Adult: £15
Child - 12-16 years: £8.
Member: Free

Accessibility
The ground floor only of the house is accessible – ask staff for assistance
Disabled parking – while no designated disabled slots,  the car park is around 80m from the entrance to the courtyard, down a tarmacked drive. Service dogs allowed in the house.

Dogs
Dogs allowed in Gardens only, must be kept on lead, guide dogs allowed in House.

Advisory Notes
Parking spaces cannot be guaranteed. Down some very narrow country lanes, but the way is signed from the A251.

Facilities
Cafe • Toilet • Disabled Toilet • Baby Changing Facilities

Picture Credit: © Belmont.

Location

Belmont Park, Throwley Rd, Throwley, Faversham ME13 0HH, UK

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