Chartwell Home of Churchill | Day Out With The Kids

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Chartwell Home of Churchill

5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)
  • Westerham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ages 9+
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Currently Closed

As a result of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, all National Trust sites, including parks, garden and all car parks, will be closed to the public until further notice. We'll keep this updated with news of opening/closure changes, but always recommend to check before you travel.

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Attraction Information

Chartwell was the Churchill family home and is a fascinating resource for personal information on him. Ideal for school age kids and interested sorts, with a few peripheral attractions to soften the blow to those who just wanted to play today!

The rooms which Churchill frequented remain much as they were when he did, with personal pictures, books and mementoes offering intriguing behind the scenes insights into his life.

He loved the hillside gardens and they include the lakes he created himself, Lady Churchill's famous rose garden, the traditional kitchen garden and a playhouse built for Mary Soames. You can catch a tour of the garden every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 2pm.

There are also a natural style playground to be found here and excitingly a special place littered with sticks to build dens with! Add in the family picnic spots, circular family trails and you've got all the making of a lovely afternoon with as much education, or leisure, as you want from it.

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Opening hours

House generally open from 11.30am - 5.00pm but seasonal variations are in place. Limited access for wheelchair users and pushchairs to parts of the garden and the studio due to Lady Churchill's rose garden wall project, projected to last until 2018.

Pricing

Entry by timed ticket. Adult: £13.40 Child: £6.70 Family: £33.50

Travel & Contact Information

Address

Mapleton Road, Westerham, Kent, TN16 1PS, England

Phone number

01732 868381

Map

Website

Click here to visit Chartwell Home of Churchill's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Yes, Chartwell Home of Churchill is wheelchair friendly.

Chartwell Home of Churchill has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Chartwell Home of Churchill has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

Reviews

Full of History 4 out of 5 stars

Absolutely beautiful house and gardens late spring/ summer. So much history is on show here and please do look out for Jock the marmalade Cat around the gardens.

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Great! 5 out of 5 stars

Great historical house, full of interesting artefacts + lovely gardens. Nice family day out or even to take a stroll in the beautiful grounds. Definitely worth a visit + enjoy a bite of lunch or a cream tea in the well equipped restaurant! Looking forward to the next visit.

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