Experience its beauty first hand. Become part of the unique Bradbourne story.

A brief history of Bradbourne House

Bradbourne House was previously the family home of the Twisden family since the early 18th century and was put up for sale when John Ramskill Twisden died without an heir. The house as it is seen today was built between 1712 and 1715 although there was a Tudor house on the site built in the late 1500s which has been considerably changed and altered over the years. Bradbourne House remained in the ownership of one family, the Twisdens, for around 400 years before being purchased by what is now The East Malling Trust in 1938. The House and park is closed to the public, but can be visited as part of a tour . For more information please contact The East Malling Trust eastmallingtrust.org.

Breathtakingly beautiful. Exclusively yours.

Bradbourne House is owned by The East Malling Trust, a registered charity originally set up to support East Malling Research Station – an independent research organisation supporting UK fruit growers. From its humble beginnings with 22 acres of land and one small building in 1913, it now extends to a beautiful 500-acre estate around Bradbourne House and is filled with orchards, crop trials and vineyards. Here you will see all types of British fruit growing including apples, pears, cherries and strawberries.

By holding your event at Bradbourne House you will contribute to the preservation of this well-loved manor house. You will also be supporting the heritage of the site and provide much-needed income for horticultural research. Experience its beauty first hand and become part of the unique Bradbourne story.

An outstanding location for your special day

Bradbourne House is an exclusive-use country house, located in the heart of the Kent countryside, just one hour from central London. Breathtaking scenery, exceptional service and fine, locally sourced food make Bradbourne House the most idyllic setting for your wedding day. Nestled within twenty acres of rolling Kent parkland, our magnificent Queen Anne country house, dating back to 1590, is full of the original character. From the exquisite interiors to the tranquil lake, lush grounds and waterfall, it truly is the perfect backdrop for any event.