Mount Ephraim

Goodnestone And Mount Emphrain Garden Centre Days Out

Mount Ephraim

The stunning gardens are available every year between April and September on Wednesdays to Sundays and also Bank Holidays.


Mount Ephraim House & Gardens is a privately-owned household house comprising over 800 acres of woods, fields, and a fruit farm. At the heart of the Estate lies the main house and gardens with magnificent sights over the surrounding countryside.

In the ten acres of captivating Edwardian gardens, terraces of aromatic roses lead to a pond and woodland area overlooking orchards. A broad collection of spring bulbs and lots of lovely mature trees are various other highlights.

Whether you intend to picnic by the lake, discover the arboretum, or walk via the rose gardens, there is something for everybody as well as no two visits are the same.


The topiary and floral boundary

This elaborate and unusual topiary features a collection of birds, pets, and First World War souvenirs and sits together with a traditional herbaceous border and also Millennium Rose Garden bountiful with fragrant roses throughout much of the garden period.

Japanese Rock Garden & Water Garden

The rock garden is based upon a collection of pools decorated with a Japanese rock bridge and lights. Along with the water garden, it is a location of tranquillity and calm.

Miz Maze

Based on a middle ages maze, the labyrinth is grown with ornamental grasses as well as herbaceous perennials and develops a Catherine Wheel of contrasting colours. Sited via a stunning adage entrance, it is best seen as the summer draws to a close.


Planted to honour the late Mary Dawes’ 80th birthday celebration and 300 years of the family members’ ownership of Mount Ephraim. Sited on an artificially elevated mound, it produces a unique viewpoint.

West Wing Kitchen

Our lovely cooking area in the West Wing of the main house serves scrumptious lunches and afternoon teas both inside or on the balcony ignoring the topiary.

Goodnestone House

Goodnestone Park is a huge, privately-owned estate situated in the heart of the sensational Kent countryside, just an hour’s journey from London. The huge, grand house was first constructed in 1704 and is steeped in an abundant history, including frequent sees from the well-known writer Jane Austen. Our amazing premises have undertaken numerous remarkable modifications making Goodnestone Park amongst the leading option of gardens to check out in Kent.

Goodnestone Park Gardens covers roughly fifteen acres of the Estate and also includes an extensive selection of trees, plants and hedges. Every one of the locations is open to visitors who will undoubtedly appreciate the seasonal colours and fragrances, and a lot of the plants are offered to buy in the nursery shop. Various public walkways introduce the Wider Estate consisting of the famous Serpentine Stroll. Visitors must allow several hours to enjoy the complete uniqueness of the Estate.

Gardens – Open Daily: 10:00– 16:00

Old Dairy Products Café – Thurs– Sunlight: 10:00– 16:00

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