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Simply the best!

We visited Owletts for a second time and it was like returning to a family friend's home. As... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Beautiful English hidden gem!

As newly members of national trust we are excited to visit as many property's as we can. Owletts is... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
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Owletts The Street, Cobham DA12 3AP, England
+44 1732 810378
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All reviews self service great grandson nt property pleasant afternoon open to the public sir herbert baker tea room national trust lovely place to visit plaster ceiling worth a visit couple of hours car park architect birthplace occupants century
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We visited Owletts for a second time and it was like returning to a family friend's home. As National Trust members living in Kent we visit many of our local houses and gardens regularly for walks, picnics and of course the tea rooms as well...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

As newly members of national trust we are excited to visit as many property's as we can. Owletts is a little hard to find but is so worth it. Only the downstairs is open as it is still lived in and I believe is only...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank claireadixon
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Only the downstairs is open to the public but make sure you do at least go up the staircase because there is a marvellous plasterwork ceiling dating from 1684 ... almost unique in a small house. Two other things not to miss, the Empire Clock...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank SandraL68
Reviewed 2 April 2017

What a great little venue not many parts of it are actually accessible to the public as family still live there, but what you can see is great and beautifully presented. It was helped as it was a lovely day and they had doors and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Hoppityskip
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

A delightful small NT property, a very elegant 17th century house, with lovely 20th century alterations carried out by a very famous British architect, the former owner / resident and descendant of the family still in residence. There are only 3 rooms open to the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank TheBristolJohns
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We often thought about visiting Owletts but the combination of extremely limited visiting dates (Sundays only up until Sept) and the fact that it is a small property meant that it often slipped to the bottom of our list of places to go. Having visited...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank grudzi
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this amazing place whilst out for a walk. A beautiful country house with some of the most beautiful architecture. The house is still lived in today by the family of Sir Herbert Baker - the architect who designed the house. For this...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank QueenT76
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We have been wanting to visit here for a while, but being a private house it is only open on certain Sundays throughout the year. Finally went to visit this weekend and had a lovely time. Only a few rooms of the house are open...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank HarrietB09
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is a great little gem, the former house of Architect Sir Herbert Baker with a very interesting plaster ceiling dating from 1684. Only three rooms on the ground floor open to the public and the landing on the first floor. Plus it is only...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank SteveMRochester
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Like many locals I have lived near this property for years and not been in because of its limited opening times. This weekend I finally made it and was able to take advantage of their being costumed guides showing off the house and its contents...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Rasmus1986
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Response from DavidWBaker |
Gday Mrs. H, My wife and I and children have lived here since 2012, my cousins before that, and I lived here as a child until the mid 90s. So, yes, the child may have been mine and I may have been that child 25 years ago... More