School visits to Chartwell

Children standing on a bridge at Chartwell Kent

Bring your school along for a self-guided visit around the family home of Sir Winston Churchill. The house is still presented today the way that Clementine Churchill asked it to be; full of historic and unique items that tell the family's personal stories. Find out how to book below along with details of our Educational Group Membership.


School children enjoying a National Trust run learning session

Take a look at the Chartwell School's pack 

For younger children we have a newly created pack designed to take with you on your visit to Chartwell and explore bite-sized details about the Churchills and Chartwell.

We are currently working to develop more resource guides to enhance your visit to Chartwell. We welcome feedback on your visit and ideas for how we can enhance this experience.

Drop us a line at today to share your thoughts.

How to book your school visit

Our school visits are organised with the group booking team at Chartwell. We can be reached on:

By using an email system, we can easily track your enquiry but if you would like to speak to our group booking team in person please call 01732 861142.

When you make your booking we will need to know your:

  • preferred date of visit
  • arrival time
  • school group size
  • contact details
Make time for some wild play in the Chartwell woods on your school visit
School children enjoy the wild play areas at Chartwell, a National Trust property in Kent
Make time for some wild play in the Chartwell woods on your school visit

Educational Group Membership

Before you visit you may want to consider signing up for an Educational Group Membership with the National Trust. 

This membership is specially designed to allow education groups free entry to most places owned by the National Trust. This type of membership is for not-for-profit groups or home educators whose members, pupils or students are in full-time education.

For more information, including prices and how to apply please see our Educational Group Membership page.

Packed lunches

Bring your packed lunches to Chartwell and enjoy them al fresco.

Picnic tables are located in the field off our overflow car park, but you're welcome to pull up a rug and picnic on the lawns by the lakes.

Please note there is no indoor picnic area available should the weather be gloomy.

The Churchill Archives

The Churchill Archive

Churchill Archive for Schools is a completely free, open-access website designed to help build students’ skills and confidence in using primary sources in 20th century history. Schools can also register for free access to the full Churchill Archive.

School children in costume

Book a classroom session before your school visit 

Is your school local to Chartwell? Then a member of our team can come to you! Reinforce your classroom work with our new creative learning sessions.