- Castles and Palaces
Suitable for ages: Young Children (4-8), Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)
Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor
Where else, away from the hustle and crowds of London, could you hope to find such a tranquil and exciting treasure?
Stunning Egyptian, Buddhist, Jacobean and Stuart artefacts and magnificent Japanese armour, Samurai Swords and Lacquer are waiting to be discovered in the castle rooms. There is also a real Victorian Kitchen dating back to 1805 where visitors can enjoy hands on activities.
Throughout the year the Castle hosts themed activity days, when families can enjoy arts and crafts activities, interactive workshops, dressing up, nature trails and much more! Families can also enjoy a variety of activities on non-event days such as the Bingo Spotter sheet or learning to write in Hieroglyphics.
The Castle is surrounded by 35 acres of grounds, where children can burn off energy as they explore the woodland, grounds and award winning orangery. There is also a pretty courtyard rose garden and lake to discover.
The Castle's Victorian tea room serves light lunches, delicious cream teas and hot and cold drinks. Visitors can sit inside or outside in the pretty courtyard. Or alternatively enjoy a picnic on the lawns where dogs are also welcome.
Getting There and Contact Information
Hill Hoath Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7AD, England
Click here to visit Chiddingstone Castle's website
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
April through October
Sundays to Wednesdays 11:00 - 17:00 (last entry 16:15)
Child (5 to 13): £4.00
Children under 5: Free
Chiddingstone Castle has a beautiful Victorian tea room, which serves a selection of homemade cakes, cream teas and light lunches. Hot and cold drinks are also available.
Toilet facilities, with disabled access and baby changing facilities.
There are a variety of castle souvenirs such as mugs, make your own craft items, books and pocket money toys as well as honey preserves, fudge and local produce.
Baby food facilities
They do not sell baby food but we have milk warming facilities, please ask in the tea room.