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Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes

The closed season is a chance for some much-needed repairs to our collection. One of our Tompion Longcases required some attention to the trunk door. The top cleat had come loose and required reattaching. This…

We’re on the Board!

We’re on the Board!

We are delighted to be among the local businesses and landmarks featured on the Faversham Monopoly board, replacing the game’s most expensive property, ‘Mayfair’, with its location of Stonebridge Way. The game has been entirely funded…

Clocks on Tour

Clocks on Tour

We are delighted to be part of a very special temporary exhibition currently running at the Clockmakers’ Museum inside the Science Museum, called “Abraham-Louis Breguet: The English Connection”, on until 8th September 2024. The display…

Belmont Cricket Pitch

Belmont Cricket Pitch

At the end of the season, we decided that the cricket strips required a more thorough winter renovation. Jason and the team from JGC Sportsturf Maintenance had the task of removing the roots and grass…

It’s another Gold for Belmont

It’s another Gold for Belmont

We are delighted to share the very exciting news that Belmont House and Gardens has won a Gold Award for the South & South East in Bloom ‘Heritage Garden/Estate’ category for the third consecutive year.…

Naturalist Women from the past

Naturalist Women from the past

When you next visit the house be sure to take a moment to admire the beautiful prints by Luisa F. Nunes ‘Naturalist Women from the past’. The interest and knowledge about the natural world, on…

Habshi is home!

Habshi is home!

Our beautiful old rocking horse was taken away last year to undergo some much needed TLC at the Kensington Rocking Horse Company. Habshi (named for one of the 5th Lord Harris’ chargers) was collected by…