Cobham Hall


Type:Historic House / Palace

Cobham, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 3BL

Tel: +44 01474 823371

Cobham Hall


Cobham Hall dates from 1587 and is the former home of the Earls of Darnley, the most famous of whom was the Honourable Ivor Bligh, 8th Earl, who captained the England cricket team in Australia in 1883. Now a leading independent boarding and day girls' school, the estate contains work by Inigo Jones, Wyatt and the Adam brothers and the Gilt Hall was decorated by John Webb. It stands in 150 acres of landscape gardens, designed by Humphry Repton.

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  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Teas and cakes.
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 2 hours
  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.None.
  • Max group size - 200
  • Min group size - 20
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is M2/A2. Located adjacent to the A2 midway between Rochester and Gravesend.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Meopham, Sole Street or Gravesend.

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