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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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  • August 21, 2017
    We visited Chartwell (Sir Winston Churchill's family home) for the first time with our friends who live close by, so we were very lucky and had our own excellent guides. Lots of car parking available ...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    I felt the house to be a little too much about the statesman and not the family man,being as this was his family home there is only a references to his wife and the daughter who died,nothing about the...  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    We went as coach party. Car park very full but space for coach was reserved. The whole place was very busy but timed tickets for entry to the house mean you do not miss a thing. The grounds are much b...  more »
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  • Lovely time of year to visit the garden with amazing flowers on display. The garden is very good to relax in with stunning views across Kent and Surrey. Usual NT cafe and toilet facilities. The house is interesting with insight into the life of one of our great leaders.
  • Wonderful home of Churchill preserved by the National Trust. A great deal of his own art on display alongside other historical artefacts. Magnificent gardens too. Brilliant tea room for refreshments!
  • Very nice grounds and lovely house. Good background info on Churchill too. We were recommended to go back to see the view of the Weald of Kent in the summer and we will.
  • A great place to spend the day the house isn't that big but the rooms that you can go in have a lot of original works on display. The gardens are beautiful with lovely walks
  • I had an excellent time here. Knowledgeable staff all about, great house tour and gardens. Easter activities during this visit, yet not overly crowded.

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