Lullingstone Castle & The World Garden - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Lullingstone Castle & The World Garden
Lullingstone Castle is one of England’s oldest family estates, dating back to the time of Domesday. The World Garden combines plant heritage with cutting-edge horticulture. The design of the World Garden is a (roughly drawn) map of the world consisting of continent-shaped beds. Plant species from around the world are planted in the map according to their country of origin.
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Lullingstone Country Park
0.67km from Lullingstone Castle & The World Garden
Lullingstone Country Park is a former deer park of a large estate, it was later sold to become an open-space and woodland park near Eynsford, in Kent, England. It is important for its collection of ancient trees, with over 300 veteran oak, beech, ash, hornbeam and sweet chestnut, some of which are thought to be 800 years old. It is the perfect place to get back to nature. With a café on site that serves delicious homemade food and fresh coffee, a shop, and a play area, there really is something
Lullingstone Roman Villa
0.69km from Lullingstone Castle & The World Garden
Lullingstone Roman Villa is a villa built during the Roman occupation of Britain, situated in Lullingstone near the village of Eynsford in Kent, south eastern England. The villa is located in the Darent Valley, along with six others, including those at Crofton, Crayford and Dartford. The villa was occupied over various periods within the Romano-British period, but after its destruction, it is only thought to have been reoccupied during the Medieval Times. The occupants were most likely wealthy
Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation
1.37km from Lullingstone Castle & The World Garden
Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation was home to one of the UK's largest Bird of Prey Centres, currently, we have a collection of approximately 100 raptors. There are also daily flying demonstrations overlooking the stunning Darent Valley. . Explore the Wildlife Park full of other animals including cheetahs and meerkats. Check out the Asian short-clawed otters and the reptile house. Eat something warm and enjoy the expansive views from the tearooms.
Brands Hatch Circuit
4.03km from Lullingstone Castle & The World Garden
Brands Hatch is a circuit in Kent, southeast of London, near the village of West Kingsdown. Between 1964 and 1986 it hosted the British Grand Prix twelve times, and the European Grand Prix twice more. Since then, the local council allowed housing to be built within 100 meters of the track, and the new residents have imposed restrictions on the track, which will prevent Formula One from returning.
5.66km from Lullingstone Castle & The World Garden
Swanley Park is a beautifully undulating 60 acre park located between Swanley and Hextable which provides the biggest green lung of the parish and is one of the most popular and well used parks in the region. The large boating lake that is so well established is man-made, which comes as a surprise to many people who believe it is a natural feature of the park.
10.21km from Lullingstone Castle & The World Garden
Knole Park is the Kent's only remaining deer park, which has remained substantially unchanged since medieval times. It was set at the heart of a magnificent 1,000 acres and it supports a herd of Sika and Fallow deer which are direct descendants of those which inhabited it in Tudor times. The park has acidic woodland, parkland, woods and ponds. One of the iconic location to rejuvinate your mind and body.
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Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties. It borders Greater London to the north-west, Surrey to the west, and East Sussex to the south-west. The county also shares borders with Essex along the estuary of the River Thames, and with the French department of Pas-de-Calais through the Channel Tunnel. The county town is Maidstone.