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Address: Sutton at Hone DA4 9HQ, England
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National Trust property. Moated garden and 13th C chapel of Knights...

National Trust property. Moated garden and 13th C chapel of Knights Hospitallers, tranquil, hidden gem in a small village not far from the Dartford Bridge.

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Only open on Wednesdays. It is national trust so free to members. Interesting although only a small chapel is open to the public. Nice peaceful walks around the grounds name it... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
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Dartford, United Kingdom
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Dartford, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Only open on Wednesdays. It is national trust so free to members. Interesting although only a small chapel is open to the public. Nice peaceful walks around the grounds name it worthwhile.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This is very local to me and having lived here for quite a few years I've never managed to visit! Probably because it's only open on a Wednesday afternoon. When you arrive you'll need to open the gate and drive down the long path, the parking area is very small but that said there was no problems parking. There isn't... More 

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Greenhithe, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This is VERY local to us but it is still really hard to find - gate off a busy road, hidden down a track across a field. The parking is a bit dodgy as the grass is a bit long and, after a rain shower, a bit slippery. The chapel is very simple but has a very calm atmosphere. One... More 

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Thank Katie B
Penzance, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We went to see the chapel built by the Knights Hospitallier but it has been so altered its integrity as a chapel is lost. We were told that one owner converted it to a house and kept the last 20 feet as a private chapel and a later owner made a door through a window and put in another floor... More 

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NuT
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88 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

it is set in a surprisingly pretty garden just off a busy and very ordinary suburban street and the whole building is very handsome to look at from the outside, but the part open is a single room which is starkly white-washed and the information available is slight: for example there is little to help understand or envisage what would... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Lovely gardens, quite retreat in a busy area. Not much too do but that is the charm of the place. It would be nice to get a cup of tea.

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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215 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2015

Saying this venue is a "waste of time" is harsh. What it is not is Chartwell or Knowle. It is a very small chapel constructed at the end of a private house. Set amongst some very pleasant gardens and surrounded by the river one side and a moat on the other three. Let me begin. You will come across the... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

nothing to say about this place really as there was not a lot to see, its a sort of old church with a private house built on the side, which someone lives in, the garden is quite pretty but that about it really.

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Thank christine724-724
Kent
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Privately rented NT property. Only the small part of the original Templar chapel remains. Lovely gardens and a real peaceful haven being just tucked away from the busy main road.Only open on Weds afternoons

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119 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2014

I really enjoy spending time here , a very quiet spot and well worth a visit ,especially during their open afternoons in May when the Morris Dancers are wonderful.

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