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SMALLHYTHE PLACE & CHAPEN DOWN. Wednesday 27th September 2023. £70.00

Ellen Terry’s early 16th-century house and cottage gardens.

We will visit Chapel Down vineyard first for a tour and wine tasting. Then onto Small Hythe Place. Built in the early 16th-century when Smallhythe was a thriving shipbuilding port, Smallhythe Place was purchased by renowned Victorian actress Ellen Terry in 1899. Her daughter Edith Craig set up the museum in 1929 which houses a fascinating personal and theatrical collection.

The collection highlights Ellen Terry’s extraordinary career and unconventional personal life.
Fabulous costume exhibition, including Ellen Terry’s famous beetle-wing dress,beautiful gardens and discover Smallhythe’s shipbuilding heritage through our fascinating exhibition

Explore Ellen Terry’s informal cottage garden, a tranquil retreat


Leave Faversham 9.30am. Head to Chapel Down first for 2 hrs vineyard tour followed by wine tasting at 10.30am. Move onto Smallhythe, just across the road. We depart 4pm. You decide whether you want lunch stop in Vineyard or Small Hythe