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This is a wonderful combination of a delightful old house to explore, interesting walks and a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sabatinitennis
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London, United Kingdom
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perfect walks

great for a slow walk with the kids take cash as no card payments that i could find will pay double... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
muskey62
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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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The beautiful Georgian house of Belmont, set in formal gardens and parkland, is a completely unspoilt and distinctive example of the work of architect Samuel Wyatt. The house was bought by General George Harris in 1801 with the prize money from his...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful combination of a delightful old house to explore, interesting walks and a stunning walled garden and in the latter it is possible to buy plants and vegetables grown on site. There is also a self service cafe in the grounds. Worth...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

great for a slow walk with the kids take cash as no card payments that i could find will pay double next visit well worth it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank muskey62
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Unexceptional grounds but I liked the wall garden and the hops growing up the arches. The house though was brilliant. The guide was very knowledgeable and the history of the Harris family well explained. I am more a fan of the cricketing Lord Harris than...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

If you can find it it is well worth a visit. Lovely house and gardens. Make sure you go on the guided tour of the house. Our guide was interesting and knowledgable but didn't get into too much detail. Great collection of clocks. The cake...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Col07
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Gardens are great, especially the kitchen garden. The house tour was also very interesting. 2 Things to take note of. We paid using the honesty box in the tack room. Prices are shown as £5.00 for garden and £10.00 for house and garden. We put...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Francesca R
BelmontHseKent, Manager at Belmont House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Hello, thank you for writing this review of your visit to Belmont, I'm glad that you enjoyed both the House and the lovely gardens. I'm sorry you were a little embarrassed but lots of people do the same as you, we have been working on...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018

Belmont house is one of Kent's "hidden gems" and is a must! The house is splendid and very original. The guide was very knowledgeable and gave everyone a real feel for the place. You get great value for your money when you combine the house...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tracy-Leon B
BelmontHseKent, Manager at Belmont House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Thank you for taking time and writing such a lovely review, I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit so much. Our volunteer guides all love the House and its stories and I think this shows in their tours. The tours are limited in...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018

I visited this house and gardens on a very hot day. The tour of the house was excellent. A very knowledgable guide led us round and explained everything really well. This is an impressive house with interesting contents. There are also very attractive gardens. On...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank maggiegregory
BelmontHseKent, Manager at Belmont House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Hello Maggie, Thank you for writing such a lovely review - I'm delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us. As for no room after lunch, it's part of a cunning plan to get you to return....for lots of cake!

Reviewed 22 July 2018

We went not knowing that the house was only open for guided tours only so do make sure you check before you arrive. Having said that the gardens are glorious informal and a joy to explore. It is so peaceful here no traffic noise just...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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BelmontHseKent, Manager at Belmont House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Hello there, Thank you for taking the time to write the review of Belmont. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit here, our gardens are definitely very tranquil. There are always drinks and snacks available in the Tea Room, in the converted stable under the Clock...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We had family down for the day. So were do we go. First lunch in Faversham. In out to Belmont House & Gardens. Found the house from their website. All we could say about the place was WOW. Not over priced for a house and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DaveB1978
BelmontHseKent, Manager at Belmont House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Hello Dave, thank you very much for writing such a lovely review of your visit with us, I'm so glad you enjoyed it so much. I have passed your comments to Lis, just one of our wonderful volunteer Guides here at Belmont. We're very lucky...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018

Visited when gardens were open for NGS. Lovely gardens, dogs welcome on a lead too. Fairly quiet on our visit, but pleasant to stroll around the gardens, some formal, some woodland and set in beautiful countryside. Had tea and cake in the NGS marquee, but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Debbie G
BelmontHseKent, Manager at Belmont House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Hello Debbie, Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review of your visit to Belmont, we were quite busy over the NGS weekend but there are always quiet spots in the gardens. I hope you will come back at some point...More

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Patricia A
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Response from sabatinitennis | Reviewed this property |
Opens 10am daily. There is a self service cafe in the stable block..nothing in the house
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Abi S
1 April 2018|
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Response from BelmontHseKent | Property representative |
The house is available to view by guided tour only and this costs £10.00pp or £8.00pp as a concession, including entry to the gardens.The Gardens only admission price is £5.00pp, Admission prices and opening times are all... More
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