The Mausoleum is closed further notice.

Set within the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Cobham Wood is one of the few ancient wood pastures remaining in the UK and features a restored 18th Century mausoleum. The Mausoleum was designed for the Earls of Darnley, usually buried in Westminster Abbey until the 18th Century when the vaults were full and so their alternative burial place was built at Cobham Wood.

Opening Hours
Dawn to dusk.

Please note that the walk from South Lodge is relatively flat with kissing gates, with rough terrain to the Mausoleum. The Mausoleum is reached via a series of steps to the chapel and crypt. There is wheelchair access to South Lodge Barn.

The nearest parking to Cobham Wood and Mausoleum is at Shorne Wood Country Park (not owned by the National Trust) A small fee is charged for parking all day. The Mausoleum is approximately 2 mile walk.

Sole Street station - 1 mile.

Picture Credit: © The National Trust.

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