Chartwell

The south front view of the house at Chartwell, a National Trust property in Kent

Important notice -

We will be carrying out essential tree safety maintenance in the car park until Wednesday 26 June which may result in temporary closure of the main entrance lane up to 10am on both days. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Family home and garden of Sir Winston Churchill

Explore inside and outside

Churchill arriving in Geneva, 1946

A History of Winston Churchill in 50 Objects

Gain a unique insight into the extraordinary life of Sir Winston Churchill. Our exhibition presents a collection of Churchill’s own cherished possessions, many of which have not been displayed before, collected by him over the course of his lifetime.

Upcoming events

Exhibition: A History of Winston Churchill

Tue 25 Jun 2019
10:00-17:00
Be one of the first visitors to see our new permanent exhibition. Featuring the fascinating collection of Churchill's own cherished possessions, collected by him over the course of his lifetime.

House timed tickets - June 2019

Tue 25 Jun 2019
12:00-12:15
Get a timed ticket on arrival or pre-book the 12:00 or 14.30 time slot Mon-Fri. On Sat & Sun pre-book the 15.15 or 15.45 slots. Book +24 hours in advance, arrive at least 30 mins early exchanging your e-ticket for a house ticket.

Themed Highlights House Tours - Leadership and Legacy

Tue 25 Jun 2019
16:00-17:00
Explore the life and legacy of wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill through this new tour with our knowledgeable guide.

Themed Highlights House Tours - The Churchill Family

Wed 26 Jun 2019
16:00-17:00
Delve deeper into the stories of the Churchill family on this intimate one hour tour. Let one of our knowledgeable guides lead you around selected rooms in the house, including exclusive access to Churchill's bedroom. Not available on Bank Holidays.

Themed Highlights House Tours - Clementine Churchill

Thu 27 Jun 2019
16:00-17:00
Delve deeper into the stories of Clementine, wife to Winston Churchill. This intimate one hour tour will take you through selected rooms of the house, including Winston's bedroom, with one of our knowledgeable guides.

Butterfly Trail

Sat 29 Jun 2019
10:00-16:00
Explore the garden and woodland of Chartwell to discover all about Winston Churchill’s favourite butterflies.
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Our work

Keep Churchill at Chartwell

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Eating and shopping

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History

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Groups

The drawing room at Chartwell, a National Trust property in Kent

Group Visits To Chartwell 

Looking to bring a group to Chartwell? We've got all the information to get you started, from private tours to special catering packages. Find out how to book and what you can expect here.

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Learning

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Get involved

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Chartwell on the National Trust Collections website