Provender’s mysteries are best explained by someone in the know, so please join us on a tour of Provender. Tours last around an hour, and are friendly and informal, covering the history of the house, its restoration by Ptolemy Dean, and how it came to be the home of Prince Andrew Romanoff, the eldest nephew of the Tsar Nicholas II. Many tours are conducted personally by Prince Andrew’s daughter, Princess Olga.
Sunday tours: are held on the first and last Sunday of every month, May to October. Tour times at 10.30am and 2.00pm.
Weekday tours: are held the first Tuesday of every month from May to October. Tour times at 10.30am and 2.00pm.
Bank holiday public open day tours: 1st May, 29th May and 28th August 2023.
If you are looking to book a tour for a large group, this can be easily arranged for any day of the week except open days.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Disabled facilities: Provender is an ancient house and has many different levels. There is no formal disabled access or facilities, so please call beforehand and we will do everything we can to accommodate you.
Fees: £20 per adult, £16 for pensioners and children 12-18 years old (Not suitable for children under 12 years).
Tea and cake: Tea and cake can be provided for groups of 20 or more for an additional charge of £8 per person.
Winter open day tour dates: Please telephone for information if not currently posted on this website
Groups of up to 50 people can pre-book a tour of Provender at times when it is normally closed to the public. Just email Provender House at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a mutually convenient date.
Tours are often conducted by Princess Olga herself, and will last around an hour and a half.
Nearby you can visit the delightful and historic town of Faversham, where you will find a selection of pubs, cafes and restaurants, along with medieval streets, a picturesque market place and an ancient harbour.
The fascinating cathedral city of Canterbury is also just 20 minutes drive away. Canterbury Cathedral is the Mother Church of the worldwide Anglican Communion and the seat of The Archbishop of Canterbury. The Cathedral is both a holy place and part of a World Heritage Site.
Private tours can be arranged, please contact the house for further information.
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