Penshurst Place

Interesting
The Elizabethan poet Philip Sidney (1554-1586) occupied this manor (1346) that was enlarged in the Tudor, James I and neo-gothic styles. The interior is a similar mixture of styles. A fine Toy Museum contains 19C dolls, rocking horses, puppets and a Queen Anne doll.

Useful information

Opening hours

house: Apr-Oct: noon-4pm; mid Feb-end Mar: weekends noon-4pm - gardens: Apr-Oct: 10.30am-6pm; mid Feb-end Mar: weekends 10.30am-6pm

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