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Chartwell, Westerham

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Tour Chartwell, the home of the influential British statesman Sir Winston Churchill. Inhabited by his family for over 40 years, the estate offers an inside look at Churchill’s political and private life. Tour the grand sitting room and study of the house, or stroll through the estate’s many rose gardens and woodland areas. From the terrace of the house, you can enjoy sprawling views of the surrounding Kent countryside. Stop by the restaurant for a Churchill-inspired menu using fresh ingredients from the kitchen garden. Add Chartwell to your Westerham travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Westerham itinerary maker.
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  • Kent has some very interesting historic National Trust places that you should visit and Chartwell, the home of Sir Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine, is one of them. Set in beautiful surroundi...  more »
  • Extremely interesting house set in lovely grounds ideal for walking with rope swings, ponds and plenty of wildlife to keep the kids amused. 
  • Beautiful scenery and easy to just wander, there is a path to follow but you can wander off that and go as you please. We didn't go to any of the presentations or talks but did attend the exhibition w...  more »
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  • Very informative and knowledgeable volunteers. Wonderful to see where arguably our greatest Prime Minister lived. The location is lovely and the gardens well cared for. It is currently undergoing a substantial restoration of the exterior of the building so be aware of scaffolding spoiling some photographic opportunities. However, I am never disappointed when I go here.
  • Must visit this place if you love history. So many of Sir Winston Churchill's medals and memories there and they have kept the most in original condition. The largest collection of his paintings in the world too. Loved it there.
  • Beautiful grounds. The guides were very informative and friendly giving a real insight into the history and how we could find our more.
  • Beautiful grounds and historically interesting about the life of Winston Churchill. I especially liked his painting studio and the kitchen garden.
  • This was one of the most interesting places I have ever visited. I wouldn't have believed Winston Churchill did snd achieved so much in his life. He was an amazing man. Both the house and gardens were so fascinating, I would definitely go again.