Visit Chartwell from Boxing Day and into the New Year

Escape the Boxing Day crowds and join us at Chartwell with the family from December 26 all the way though to January 1 and onwards into the new year - we are open. Explore the winter gardens, try out our 12 Days of Christmas family trail, or stop by for a special seasonal breakfast.

A Christmas lunch at Wimpole

Festive Dining at Chartwell 2019

Enjoy traditional Christmas comforts in the Landemare café at Chartwell this festive season Tuesday-Friday from 4-20 Dec, 12noon-2pm. Pull open a cracker and indulge in a delicious three course Christmas lunch in the Mulberry room. Warm yourself up with a hearty festive brunch following a traditional Boxing Day walk on 26, 27 Dec and 1 Jan, 11am-2.30pm. Remember to book your Christmas lunch early as spaces are limited.

Children enjoying the trail at Chartwell

Winter Family Exploration At Chartwell

Grab your wellies and get out this winter exploring the 80 acres of gardens and countryside at Chartwell. With wild play areas and family trails there's plenty to keep them busy, so wrap up warm and visit us today.

Wooden swans from the 12 Days of Christmas family trail at Chartwell, a National Trust property in Kent

12 Days of Christmas Trail 

Join us on our Christmas family trail here at Chartwell. Trail is on from 21 Nov - 5 Jan, 10am-3pm and costs £1, normal admission applies. Suitable for ages 2-10 years with a buggy friendly route available.

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, many right here at Chartwell in his studio. Located down in the orchard amongst the apple trees, see the largest single collection of his works hanging from the walls as well as a brand new interactive 'touch-wall'.

Churchill arriving in Geneva, 1946

A History of Winston Churchill in 50 Objects 

Telling the stories of his life and achievements, gain unique insight into one of the most fascinating figures of the 20th century. Exhibition is open daily 10am-4pm in Winter, normal admission applies.

The lake surrounded by mist at Chartwell, a National Trust property in Kent

The Gardens 

From frosty scenes throughout the estate with the mist curling over the lakes to the last of the produce ready to harvest, ideal for Christmas lunches, enjoy wintery scenes throughout the gardens at Chartwell.

A winter view across the Chartwell estate, a National Trust property in Kent

Walking Trails at Chartwell 

Escape from the Christmas rush, wrap up warm and get exploring on a winter walk around the estate at Chartwell. You could even make a whole day of it by walking to our neighbouring National Trust properties, Emmetts Garden and Toys Hill.

Winter sun shines through the trees at Chartwell, a National Trust property in Kent

Winter offer at Chartwell

Rain or shine, there’s plenty to do here at Chartwell this winter. Discover the man behind the leader at both our indoor exhibition and our outdoor contemporary art trail. Enjoy a wintery walk across the Chartwell estate and then warm up with a coffee in our café.