Doddington Place is surrounded by wooded countryside in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the North Downs.

The lovely landscaped gardens, recognised of being of historical importance by Historic England, are set in the grounds of an imposing Victorian mansion and cover ten acres. 

There is a notable woodland garden – spectacular in May and June - which includes many different varieties of rhododendrons and azaleas; also a large Edwardian rock garden with pools; a formal sunk garden with herbaceous borders, and a flint and brick folly.

Extensive lawns and avenues are framed by impressive clipped yew hedges and many fine trees. 



Gardens: 10 February to 31 March and 1 to 31 October, Sundays 11am to 4.30pm.

Hall and gardens: 24 April to 29 September: Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays, 12pm (11am gardens) to 4.30pm.

Find Us
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Near Sittingbourne, ME9 0BB




  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
Group Visits
Group Visits

Group visits are most welcome any day of the week, but please book in advance. To explore the gardens fully takes approximately an hour. 

Parties of 12 and over £6.00 per person. Guided tours available from £75 per group. Find out more.


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