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Smallhythe Place

Smallhythe, Tenterden TN307NG, England
+44 1580 762334
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Tight for time. this is the place.

An amazing piece of architecture, small and quirky amazingly undulating floors. If you are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nice to visit

Although I did not know anything about this actress (I'm german), it was nice visiting this site... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Smallhythe, Tenterden TN307NG, England
+44 1580 762334
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Reviewed 3 days ago

An amazing piece of architecture, small and quirky amazingly undulating floors. If you are interested in early English theatre the exhibits give you an insight into the people and costumes of the day. The lady volunteers were a mine of information and enthused about their...More

Thank Pops84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although I did not know anything about this actress (I'm german), it was nice visiting this site. Well tended old house. It was mentioned that on special dates there are still some theater events. Check out!

Thank hschnei
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smallhythe Place in Kent is a 16th-century house and cottage gardens built in the early 16th-century when Smallhythe was a thriving shipbuilding port. The gardens include a cottage garden, a vintage tea room and a charming 17th-century thatched Barn Theatre which is still being used...More

Thank PaulandGillian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The house is the main attraction and is fabulous. The on site cafe is homely and serves a variety of snacks.. the afternoon tea and cake was lovely.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place! The house is really lovely and full of interesting art, historical items and costumes to do with Ellen Terry- a famous Victorian actress. The gardens are stunning and the tea room is small but perfectly formed! There is even a small...More

Thank flutefan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small property a bit off the beaten track but well worth the visit both for itself and the wonderful onsite tea rooms - make sure you allow time you leave time for a snack stop!

1  Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a few hours in this excellent NT property. Parking is a bit limited, and you need to be careful backing out (the adjoining Church car park was closed off for a wedding). The house itself is terrific, with not a straight line or...More

Thank ctrunfree
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here with friends Parking - it is a lay by just past the house, or you can park in the church car park just before the house. Both are a short walk away from the house, it is on quite a fast road,...More

Thank KentJulieb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't know what to as I had heard of Ellen Terry but knew nothing about her or her life. This property brought everything to life with the most informative and interesting guides. Great local history as well...worth a visit.

Thank Mrsheathershaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a very warm and sunny day I revisited this charming medieval house. The displays have been upgraded and extended. The gardens were lovely and I was delighted by the changes.

Thank 164bridget
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Response from Richard W | Reviewed this property |
Nearby are some great places to visit. They are not all NT attractions. The wonderful gardens at Great Dixter, Northiam, E Sussex; Bodium Castle, Kent; the Bedgebury Pinetum, Goudhurst, Kent; The Aspinall Foundation Wild... More