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

Explore inside the house at Chartwell

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.

A room steward talking to a disabled visitor in the garden at Chartwell, 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?

Dahlias in the cut flower bed at Chartwell, a National Trust property in Kent

The Gardens 

Enjoy the sights, smells and sounds of a 20th century flower garden blooming all year round at Chartwell. From spring blossom to summer roses, autumn apples to winter trees, the garden at Chartwell is a feast for the eyes, whatever the season.

The autumn winter 2019 homeware collection on the National Trust shop

Shopping at Chartwell

From souvenirs, gifts and Churchill memorabilia you'll be spoiled for choice in the Chartwell shop. Why not treat yourself to a little something?

Lake view of the house at Chartwell, family home of Churchill and a National Trust property in Kent

Walking Trails at Chartwell

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.