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Notice: Chartwell is still accessible from the A25. The road blockage occurs after the turning to Chartwell.

Family home and garden of Sir Winston Churchill

Chartwell was the much-loved Churchill family home and the place from which Sir Winston drew inspiration from 1924 until the end of his life.

The rooms remain much as they were when he lived here, with pictures, books and personal mementoes evoking the career and wide-ranging interests of a great statesman, writer, painter and family man. Additionally, every winter we put on a new temporary exhibition to explore Churchill in more detail and draw items out of storage.

The hillside gardens reflect Sir Winston’s love of the landscape and nature. They include the lakes he created, the kitchen garden and the Marycot, a playhouse designed for his youngest daughter Mary.

Beyond the gardens there is an expanse of woodland with looped trails, natural play areas and swings. There's den building, a Canadian camp and opportunities to stretch your legs.

Please note: The house is closed throughout January and opens again on 28 February by timed ticket entry. Tickets can be collected from the Visitor Centre.

Death of a Hero

The state funeral of Winston Churchill © www.topfoto.co.uk

The state funeral of Winston Churchill

Visit our extended exhibition, open now until November 1, marking the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill. See the display at Chartwell commemorating his passing, the funeral and his enduring legacy that still stands today and will do for future generations.

Spring flowers at Chartwell

There are swathes of spring flowers at Chartwell © Graham Heard

There are swathes of spring flowers at Chartwell

There are some early spring flowers flourishing at Chartwell at the moment. See the snowdrops carpeting areas of the garden and swathes of aconites around the grounds. Not long now until the daffodils and camellia adding even more colour to Chartwell.

Cadbury Easter Egg trail

Take on the trail with Chartwell and Cadbury © Cadbury

Take on the trail with Chartwell and Cadbury

Friday 3 - Monday 6 April

Help war time rabbits find their missing items around Chartwell taking on challenges along the way. Complete the trail to claim your Cadbury Egghead prize. Trails are £2 each and normal admission prices.

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A Jock of all trades

Jock is working wonders at Chartwell. Only a kitten and already he has his own facebook page, his own line of goodies in the shop and he's made it on film.

What's on?

Mon 25 - Fri 29 May, 11am-4pm

Take on our 50 Things challenge this half term in the grounds and woodlands of Chartwell. How many 50 Things can you tick off in one day?

A day away from Chartwell is a day wasted.

Sir Winston Churchill

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