Smallhythe Place

Smallhythe Place
Smallhythe Road,Smallhythe
Tenterden, Kent TN30 7NG
United Kingdom


Description
Smallhythe Place a National Trust property, open Wednesdays to Sundays and Bank Holidays 11am-5pm. The property closes at dusk if earlier.
 
Smallhythe Place was built in the early 16th-century when Smallhythe was a thriving shipbuilding port, and was home to the Victorian Shakespearean actress Ellen Terry from 1899 until 1928.
 
Smallhythe Place includes a colourful cottage garden, a vintage tea room and a charming 17th-century thatched Barn Theatre. Ellen's legacy is kept alive today with a diverse programme of productions in the theatre and garden that are performed throughout the year.
 
TEA ROOM
Open Wednesday-Sunday 11am-4.30pm. Enjoy a freshly made cream tea in the characterful tea room next to the Barn Theatre at Smallhythe Place. Set amongst idyllic Kent countryside, you can choose from a selection of sweet and savoury treats whilst relaxing in the picturesque cottage garden. Licensed. Jams and books available to buy. See www.mytenterden.co.uk/Directory/smallhythe-place-tea-room-listing-1131.aspx
 
GARDEN
The garden at Smallhythe Place: The garden at Smallhythe Place is a tranquil retreat made up of a traditional rose garden, orchard, nuttery and ponds, all of which are home to an abundance of wildlife including the protected Great Crested Newt.
 
BARN THEATRE
The Barn Theatre at Smallhythe Place: The Barn Theatre is a charming 17th century barn with thatched roofing that was transformed into a theatre in 1929 by Ellen Terry's daughter, Edith Craig. Today it is still used for a diverse programme of talks and shows that take place throughout the year.
 
OPENING HOURS
HOUSE Wednesdays-Sundays and Bank Holidays: 11am-5pm (closes dusk if earlier) between March-October
TEA-ROOM 11am-4.30pm
 
Only 2.5 miles from Tenterden 



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Smallhythe Place
Smallhythe Place
Smallhythe Road, Smallhythe
Tenterden Kent TN30 7NG
United Kingdom
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