Chartwell house, studio and garden

Chartwell is so much more than a house. It's an extensive garden with far-reaching views, a studio home to the largest collection of Churchill paintings and an estate comprising of over 80 acres to explore. With so much to see it's easy to spend a whole day surveying this gorgeous Kent country retreat.

Churchill's desk in his study at Chartwell, a National Trust property in Kent

Chartwell house

Chartwell was the beloved home of one of Britain's greatest politicians, Sir Winston Churchill. The house has many treasures and provides an intimate portrait of the Churchill family.

Chartwell, Winston Churchill's family home and a National Trust property in Kent

Accessibility at Chartwell 

Churchill bought Chartwell for it's fantastic views over the Weald of Kent. It's high hillside location can make it difficult for some visitors today to navigate though. We've pulled together some key points regarding access to help you plan your visit.

Churchill's painting studio at Chartwell, a National Trust property in Kent

Churchill's studio at Chartwell

Churchill was an avid amateur painter, painting over 500 canvasses in total. A large collection are housed at Chartwell and hang from the walls in the studio.

A Victoria Sponge Cake

The Landemare café at Chartwell

Enjoy a lunch with us at the Landemare café and what would a visit to the National Trust be without a scone and tea?

The house at Chartwell, a National Trust property in Kent

The gardens at Chartwell

Explore the garden at Chartwell in Kent with its home-grown produce in the kitchen garden, rose walk, lakes and so much more. See the spot where Churchill used to sit and feed his golden orfe, and discover the wall he built with his own hands.

Bring the spirit of the National Trust into your home with our exclusively designed homeware collection.

The Chartwell shop

From souvenirs, gifts and Churchill memorabilia you'll be spoiled for choice in the Chartwell shop. Treat yourself to a little something.

A summer view across Chartwell house and beyond from Mariners Hill

Summer walks across the Chartwell estate

Stretch your legs in the sunshine on a walk around the estate at Chartwell. Download one of our trails on your phone or pick up a walks leaflet in our visitor welcome centre.