Group visits to Chartwell

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

We welcome pre-booked groups of 15 or more to Chartwell and it couldn't be easier to organise. Get in touch to start planning for a visit in 2017.


All you need to know

Chartwell's a popular destination for any individual so if you're thinking about making a group visit please do book with us in advance to save any disappointment. We are also able to book a timed entry ticket in to the house so please do arrive in plenty of time.

We are able to organise visits for groups of 15 or more and this can include National Trust members.

The average visit last around 3 hours but you'd be able to spend much longer enjoying the day if you wish.

For all your group booking needs, download a 2017 group information pack.

Download a Chartwell 2017 group information pack (PDF / 3.9423828125MB) download


Groups are eligible for the group entry rate if there are 15 or more in the party, the visit is booked in advance and payment for the non-members is taken as one sum.


House, studio and garden           £12.50 per person
Studio and garden                         £6.25 per person

Children under 16 years old 

House, studio and garden           £6.25 per person
Studio and garden                         £3.10 per person

National Trust Member                Free of charge
Group Leader    Free admission (Non-transferable)

Coach drivers will receive a free refreshment voucher.

Chartwell car park is ‘pay and display’ with free parking for coaches and NT members displaying sticker.

Groups arriving by car need to meet together at the visitor welcome centre to be welcome as a group.


For the perfect addition to your visit we can arrange for group meals in our function room. Whether you're after a one or two course meal, cream teas or morning refreshments as you arrive do get in touch to make the visit extra special.


We run guided tours of the house every Monday morning from 10:30am (with a 10:00am arrival time) for an extra £7.50 per person as well as tours of the garden at your convenience for £5.00. We're also able to offer the garden tour in French.

For those having a self guided visit we have room stewards in most rooms to answer any questions and provide hand held guides to take around the house with you.

Bank holidays

Due to a high volume of visitors, we are unable to take group bookings on bank holiday weekends.


To make any enquiries or to make a provisional booking please email our group booking team on By using an email system, we can easily track your enquiry but if you would prefer to speak to a member of the team please call 01732 861142.

For a provisional booking we will need to know:

  • group name
  • group leader's name
  • approximate group size
  • date of visit
  • arrival time
  • contact details