Penshurst Place

Penshurst Place


Penshurst Place is the ancestral home of the Sydney family who ownded the Penshurst estate. The present manor house was built in 1341. This medieval house is one of the most complete examples of 14th-century domestic architecture in England surviving in its original location.

Cycle Routes

Penhurst Church

One of the nicest ways to visit Penshurst is to combine your trip with a ride across the beautiful Kent countryside.

Tonbridge to Penshurst
Regional Cycle Route 12, known as the Tudor Trail, runs from Tonbridge Castle to Penshurst Place.

This route offers an excellent, almost entirely traffic-free ride from the heart of Tonbridge alongside the River Medway, out into the countryside as far as the glorious buildings of Penshurst Place, 5 miles to the west.


Difficulty: Easy
Length: 6.0 miles / 9.7 km
Duration: Half day
Family Friendly


Family friendly cycle route

Tonbridge Castle to Penshurst Place

Maps and Information


» Sustrans: Tonbridge to Penshurst


» Tonbridge Castle to Penshurst Place


» This route is also known as the Tudor Trail


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