Visiting Us

Visiting information

Come to Goodnestone for a wonderful day out in our spectacular gardens.




Senior Citizens




Children 6-16


Family Ticket (2+2)


Disabled in wheelchair with carer


Season ticket (one adult)


Parties 20 and over: £6.50 each
Parties outside opening: £8.50 each
There are full disabled facilities and most areas of the Gardens are accessible to wheelchairs.
Dogs, other than guide dogs, are not allowed in the gardens


2018 Dates

Easter 2018
Good Friday 30th March – 11am – 5pm 
Easter Sunday 1st April – 11am – 5pm
Easter Monday 2nd April – 11am – 5pm 

April – September
Sunday from 12 noon, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Bank Holidays from 11am – 5pm.
The gardens are closed on Saturdays and Mondays (apart from Bank Holiday Mondays between May and August)

The tea room is open from May to August on garden open days and Sundays in September.  

COACH PARTIES: Coach parties are most welcome but please book in advance.

REFRESHMENTS: Refreshments including home-made cakes and cream scones are available on all open days and light lunches are served during the main season. Please note the tea room may be closed in bad weather (other than to pre-booked groups).

SHOP: The shop sells postcards, leaflets and guide books. Also for sale are work by William Plumptre, one of Brook and Margaret FitzWalter’s sons and a renowned contemporary potter, and paintings by local artists, many illustrating the gardens.

Goodnestone Park Gardens,
Goodnestone, Kent, CT3 1PL

01304 840107

Weddings and Receptions

We have a range of options available for weddings and receptions. In the Courtyard Buildings, the Tea Room and the FitzWalter Room are licenced for civil marriages seating up to 120 and both also make ideal venues for wedding breakfasts, formal dinners or parties. The Courtyard itself can be transformed into a magical party venue for up to 200.

The Mansion can be rented for 2 or 3 night weekends for stunning celebrations with a marquee on the lawn for up to 150 guests and a church wedding a short stroll away in the village church or a civil ceremony in the Tea Room or the FitzWalter Room.

To discuss the options please call us on 01304 695097 or email

Contact us about your wedding

See more about our weddings and receptions

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