East Malling Short Courses

Discover The History of Bradbourne House


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Course dates available:

September 20th, 2024 at 10:15 AM
Venue: Bradbourne House

Use our Enquiry form to let us know which tour you would like and we will provide you with some options.

Cost: £15
Duration: 1.5 Hours

Enjoy a guided tour around this stunning Grade I listed building revealing it’s often little known past which in parts dates back to Tudor times.

  • Explore this beautiful property, originally built in Tudor times set within 20 acres of  parkland.
  • Discover the famous Hatton Fruit Gardens.
  • Enter the Great Hall and go back in time to discover the Twisden family and hear about its impact on local and national history.
  • Hear of the connection between the owner of Bradbourne House and royalty.
  • Admire the impressive rooms and see one of the most intriguing fire escapes from the 1700’s
  • Enjoy the stories of the sisters’ ‘Republic’
  • Learn of the house’s connection with the world famous East Malling Horticultural Research Station.

Bespoke tours for groups are also available, please enquire.

Book the EMR tour in the afternoon too and get both tours for £22 ( £11 per tour)

Bradbourne House – One house, 12 Baronets and a host of stories to delight the discerning visitor.

The tour is on foot and will last approximately 1 ½ hours, mostly inside. Appropriate clothing should be worn to discover the parkland and Hatton Gardens. Tour is suitable for wheelchair access. Refreshments are included.

 

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