Visiting Us

Visiting information

Come to Goodnestone Park Gardens 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

Please note that unfortunately we do not take card payment for garden entry or in the tea rooms, payment is by cash only.


2019 Dates

Snowdrop Days
Sunday 10th February 12 – 4pm
Sunday 17th February 12 – 4pm

Open for National Gardens Scheme
Sunday 24th February 12 – 4pm

Snowdrop Day
Sunday 3rd March 12 – 4pm

Easter 2019
Good Friday 19th April – 11am – 5pm 
Easter Sunday 21st April – 11am – 5pm
Easter Monday 22nd April – 11am – 5pm 

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

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