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Had an enjoyable visit to this little known gem in Maidstone, made very welcome by the volunteers... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Rob H
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Delightful, with a great tea room that NT fails to mention

One of the smaller National Trust properties, but well worth a visit. A lovely house with an... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
RMJ59
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Had an enjoyable visit to this little known gem in Maidstone, made very welcome by the volunteers and staff. Had a tour of the house and then had tea and cake made by the lady owner. The gardens were lovely. Biggest drawback is the walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rob H
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

There are only three rooms to see but the house is beautiful and on a nice day the gardens are lovely. The tearoom is really nice with home cooked food a little different to the usual national trust properties - cinnamon swirl, chocolate brioche, delicious...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

One of the smaller National Trust properties, but well worth a visit. A lovely house with an interesting history, and gardens to look at and explore. The original house was built around 1480 but of course has been altered over the years. The house is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank RMJ59
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Small national trust property with interesting (again small) gardens. Great tea rooms run by a very friendly couple with fresh cakes baked on premises! The carrot cake was properly and subtly spiced - a lovely autumnal treat now that the weather has changed! Nice to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank GSCarroll
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We live only 45 minutes away from Stoneacre and I had never been to see it until last weekend. It is a fabulous place! Stoneacre is a sensitively restored 15th century timber framed house tucked away down a narrow road. You park in a nearby...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank RickW419
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Visited on bank holiday Monday with my son and family and my dog. Lovely small humble dwelling with lovely atmosphere, a nice change from most rather grand houses. Great cakes and quiches and coffee which we enjoyed in the garden, felt I had stepped back...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Valerie F
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A little gem in the countryside. A shame that it has restricted opening times. The guides were excellent with a thorough knowledge of the property and were happy to answer our questions. The small cafe, with seating both inside and outside in the pretty garden,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank dianemerrick
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Little hidden away gem of a place...as tenanted, not all of the house is accessible, but what is, is interesting and the garden is beautiful...cafe has some wonderful vegetarian choices, plus cakes and bread..will definitely head back to see the garden in Springtime.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank snowey100
Reviewed 20 August 2018

A little gem run by the lovely couple who are the tenants. Delicious food, pretty garden and a very friendly atmosphere. It is a bit out in the sticks and not easy to find. As is often the case with National Trust properties, it is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JaneN1097
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Having read the National Trust site about Stoneacre, which said tea and cakes were available in the tea room, I thought that meant that was the limit of the food on offer but having stopped for a supermarket sandwich en route we discovered that the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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