Cobham Hall was founded in 1962 as an independent school for girls. Girls come to study at Cobham Hall from all over the world, our school community of around 200 students includes nearly 30 different nationalities.
Cobham Hall is steeped in history, dating back to the 12th century, when the manor house was granted by Henry II to a French knight. Its current style dates back to the 16th century, when the great Tudor wings were built.
Elizabeth I visited on two occasions and Charles I spent a night of his honeymoon at Cobham. Charles Dickens often passed through the park on his way from his home at Gads Hill to partake of the ale at the Leather Bottle Inn in Cobham village, frequently stopping to visit his friend, the Earl of Darnley. Joshua Reynolds and Gainsborough were regular visitors, and the Duke of Wellington once famously lost his hat during a shooting party in the grounds