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Belmont House and Garden

Belmont Park
Throwley
Faversham
Kent
ME13 0HH

The unique Georgian house of Belmont, set in beautiful gardens and surrounded by classical English country parkland, commands stunning views of the rolling Kent countryside and is a completely unspoilt and distinctive example of the work of architect Samuel Wyatt.

Whilst the house and gardens evolved over the years it remained the seat of successive Lords Harris from 1801 until the Sixth Lord's death in 1995. The Harris family played a significant role in British expansion overseas during the 19th century.

Belmont contains fabulous momentos of the family's history and travels - fine paintings, furniture, Indian silverware and the finest collection of clocks in private hands in the country; a collection assembled by the 5th Lord. The house also contains a unique collection of watercolour paintings by the Trinidadian artist Michel Jean Cazabon.

The present layout of the grounds dates from the 1790s, though the planting has been altered over the past two centuries. The gardens consist of a walled garden, Pinetum, wooded areas, large formal lawns and a large kitchen garden.

General Information:

  • Tea Room

  • Guided tours

  • Specialist clock tours (booking essential)

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  • Directions

    Belmont is situated 4 miles South, South West of Faversham. From the M2 take junction 6 turn off onto the A251 for Faversham. At junction with the A2 turn left and after 0.3 of a mile turn left again into Brogdale Road (signposted Painter Forstal & Eastling). After 1.4 miles take the left hand fork, signposted Belmont. In 1.3 miles you will pass through the golf course and after another 0.7 miles turn right into Belmont.

    Belmont House and Garden Postcode for SatNav: ME13 0HH

    Contact

     
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    +44 (0)1795 890 202
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    +44 (0)1795 890 042
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