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The Coldrum Long Barrow



Trottiscliffe, West Malling, Maidstone, Kent, ME19 5EG

Tel: +44 01304 207 326

The Coldrum Long Barrow


Coldrum Long Barrow is the least-damaged megalithic long barrow in Kent and takes its name from the now demolished Coldrum Lodge Farm.

It is possible the name 'Coldrum' derived from the old Cornish word 'Galdrum' which means 'place of enchantments'. Owned in perpetuity by the National Trust since 1926 in memorial of Benjamin Harrison, an Ightham historian, this 3,000 year-old burial chamber is the only one of those originally present in the Medway Valley to remain virtually intact.

Come see this unique and ancient artifact and learn something new!

Guide Prices

This is a free attraction.



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - Unpaved surface to site. The long barrow is on uneven ground, steps with handrail.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free) - Pinesfield Lane, Trottiscliffe: OS TQ650608, Coordinates 51.3223750000, 0.3665840000

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction


Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Coldrum Long Barrow is located in North Downs, Kent, near West Malling and Maidstone, just off A20 and M20.

Public Transport Directions

A bus runs on Arriva 58, Addingstone to Maidstone, regular service, alight outside The George pub.


  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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