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Welcome to Hall Place and Gardens

One of the South East’s best-kept secrets. This historic house and garden, rich in fascinating history, welcomes visitors all year round with a range of exhibitions and public events and stunning spaces for weddings and other celebrations.

Up and coming closures and restrictions

Due to the  set up for the Alcock and Brown Community Day on Sunday 21 July, the entire site will remain closed until 10am with access purely restricted to stall holders prior to this time. This large event starts at 10am with extra parking on the sports fields.

The historic house and surrounding landscaped gardens will be closed on Tuesday 23 July for a private event. The Butterfly Jungles, the Riverside Tearoom and Stables gallery will remain open as usual. There will be access to the gardens up until the Riverside Tearoom using the pedestrian entrance from the car park. We hope that the house and gardens will reopen mid-afternoon and will post further timings as soon as we are able

Unfortunately,  All About Owls will be closed on Wednesday 31 July due to a family funeral.

If you have any questions please contact 01322 526574 [email protected]

Below  are just a few of the exciting events we have coming up. Visit the ‘What’s on’ calendar to see them all.

Relax, Discover & Enjoy

Get all the juicy gossip about the amazing discoveries made at Canterbury Cathedral hot from Kent archaeologist Nathalie Cohen. 18 July, 11am

It’s all fun all the way on 21 July at the Alcock & Brown Community Day with lots going on in the grounds all day.

Enjoy a lazy Sunday afternoon listening to the Belevedere Concert Band on 28 July.

Give your ‘little grey cells’ an evening out and discover whodunit! 6 September, 6.30pm-11pm (bookings by 9 August)

Come Solar Observing with Crayford Manor House Astronomical Society on 4 & 18 August.

Events for Families

Take a look at our Animal Magic petting zoo 29 July-2 August.

Have you ever got up close and personal to a Meerkat or wanted to be brave and hold a snake?  It’s all totally possible; all you need to do is book your tickets for this sell out event now!

Fairy School at Fairy Hall needs trainee fairies! Do you know someone who has the skills to become one of our fairy clan? Step into a world of wonder and excitement! Take away everything you make including all those magical fairy moments that we guarantee you will have by the time you leave. 5-8, 12-13, 19-21 August.

Or come and find out which fairy folk live at Hall Place with our summer Fairy Folk Trail in the gardens. Or maybe you’d like to enjoy the hilarious Wind in the Willows open air theatre on 25 August.

In the Historic House

Plus you won’t want to miss our summer exhibition – GAME PLAN from the V&A. It follows the story of board games with plenty to play yourselves.

Our new exciting spring and summer events are available to view now on our events calendar.







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