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Knole Park tips

Knole, in Sevenoaks, is wonderful in all seasons and weathers, though hardly an undiscovered gem. And it’s the best option for a mud-free(ish) walk in winter. 202 more words


We have a winner!

We’re delighted to announce that Duncan Dwinell is the winner of our SDAF 2015 photo competition. His image was selected by the judges as being an elegant and sophisticated photo which represented the very best of the Sevenoaks District.   207 more words

How do you wash your tapestries?

Three of the Spangled Bedroom tapestries that were prepared for washing back in November (Tapestrytastic!) safely made their way to Belgium. Siobhan our project conservator made the trip out to see the tapestries go through the washing process. 1,226 more words

Agents Of Deterioration


Heavy overnight rain had left lakes on the landscape and pools on the roads. Tractor tracks disappeared into a field now occupied by waterfowl. On my walk home from  car trip to Milford on Sea, I took one look at the overflowing stream alongside the footpath leading to the nature reserve, and decided to take the Park Lane route to the clifftop. 609 more words

Further investigation in to the Spangled Bed curtains

Another fascinating update from the National Trust textile studio on how conservation work to the Spangled Bed is progressing.

Proper Right Side Curtains
The treatment of the proper right side foot and head curtains began in October 2014. 1,362 more words

Agents Of Deterioration