The Chartwell Christmas Market 2018

This article is in regards to Christmas 2018 at Chartwell and will be refreshed for 2019; please check our website for details on our upcoming events.
Pop along to the Christmas Market at Chartwell this 22-25 November and discover a wide range of gifts from local businesses. From chocolates to candles, jewellery to antiques, there is something for everyone to be found. Due to its popularity the Chartwell Christmas Market is being extended to four days in 2018 for the first time, so you have even more time to grab your seasonal treats.

For the foodies

There’s plenty of stalls to tempt your taste buds at the Chartwell Christmas market. Discover fool-proof baking with the help of Cookietastic, who put all the ingredients for delicious artisan cookies into jars – all you have to do is pour into a bowl, add some eggs and butter and mix.

Indulge with delicious chocolate from Stas Chocolatier, who combine traditional favourites with continental chocolate making skills. If you like ginger, then you’ll love Wrights Original with their dark ginger drink and food products.


Get in the festive spirit with the Chartwell Christmas market
The Christmas tree at the Chartwell Christmas market, near Westerham in Kent
Get in the festive spirit with the Chartwell Christmas market

For the fashion conscious

Wrap up in style this winter with handmade stylish hats from Fullabeanies or designer hand knitwear from Cory Creations.

Get ready for the party season with accessories from Blue Designs that are fit for any occasion.

For the home and garden

For handmade textile gifts and household items look no further than And Sew to Thread. Self-professed country girl Caroline reflects her love of the country in every item she lovlingly makes and the result is some charming designs.  

To brighten up your home, check out Elaine Gill and her illustrations. Primarily painted with pen and watercolours, they add a splash of colour to any wall. Elaine usually paints buildings with stories, but if you have something in mind then bring those ideas with you to the Christmas market and see if you can get your own custom art piece.


Other stall holders coming to Chartwell include:

  • High Weald Diary - expert cheese producers
  • Half Cut Candles
  • Decorated Tables
  • Chilimamas - a spicy twist to jams, preserves & chutney
  • Warren Woodcrafts – made from wood turning and scroll sawn wood
  • Marilyn Williams – with photographic cards and prints
  • S&S Patisserie – a delicious range of desserts
  • MomaPaws - pet themed gifts and keepsakes
  • DMC Illustrations - cards and prints
  • Enfleur - for all your floral needs
  • Mercedes Oakley Glass - glass artist
  • Wood Cottage Craft
  • Freddie Matthews Jewellery

Keep checking back for a more complete list of stall holders.


22-25 November, 10am-4pm.


The market is free to browse, though normal admission applies to the gardens, exhibition and studio.

Please note that the house is closed until Fri 01 Mar 2019. Four rooms of the house will be open and decorated for Christmas on the weekends of 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16 December, 11am-3pm. Entry is by timed ticket only, available on the day from the visitor welcome centre on a first come first served basis.


The Christmas market is located in the courtyard area outside the Chartwell shop and café.


The market is wheelchair accessible. Park in the disabled parking on the top tier of the car park then make your way past the front of the café to reach the market.