Groombridge Place in Tunbridge Wells is a 17th Century moated country estate with lined forest paths, water pools, and daily bird displays. There are six unique areas of gardens, laid out with something to enjoy for each season. It also includes wooden play areas, an enchanted forest, giant chess, and boat trips to enjoy. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle used the Estate as a setting for his Sherlock Holmes story, The Valley of Fear, and felt that Groombridge Place was ‘the very essence of England’.

Opening Hours
Currently closed for renovation as of May 2023.

Adult: £12
Child- up to 12 years: £10
Senior: £10
Group of 4 people: £40
Pre-walking infants: Free
Accompanying registered carer: Free

Areas of flat ground in the gardens for anyone bringing their own wheelchair to the attraction.

Spa Valley Railway steam train from Tunbridge Wells West Station - 10 minutes. Please note the Spa Valley Railway does not run every day.


Cafe • Picnic Area •  Toilets • Disabled Toilets • Baby Changing Facilities • Free Parking

Picture Credit: © Groombridge Place.

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