History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
In 1625 James's son Charles, later Charles I, spent his honeymoon night at Cobham with his new queen, Henrietta Maria. In the 18th century the Hall passed to the Bligh family, later Earls of Darnley. It was the Darnley's who built the distinctive Mausoleum at Cobham.
Cobham Hall was converted into a military hospital in WWI, and a home for RAF officers in WWII. The Darnley family finally left the Hall in 1957, and in 1962 Cobham was converted into a school for girls, a role it still fulfills.
Though Cobham Hall is a full time school, the buildings are regularly open to visitors. See the official website for opening times.
About Cobham Hall
Address: Cobham, Kent, England, DA12 3BL
Attraction Type: Historic House
Location: 4 miles west of Strood.
Website: Cobham Hall
Phone: 01474 823371
Historic Houses Association
Photo Credit: David Anstiss, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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