Christmas at Chartwell

Delicious festive menus, the shop brimming with gifts and glittering trimmings await you at Chartwell this Christmas. Celebrate the festive season with Clemmie as the ground floor of the house opens its doors to showcase Churchill festive finery. Bring the whole family along to enjoy our Big Circus themed trail, or just enjoy the frosty scene with a wintry walk across the estate.

A Christmas walk at Chartwell in Kent

Things to do with the kids this Christmas at Chartwell

Enjoy a magical family Christmas at Chartwell with a trail around the gardens. Don't forget to head into the woodland for more adventures, including our brand new treehouse.

The dining room decorated for Christmas at Chartwell, a National Trust property in Kent

Christmas with Clemmie at Chartwell

Celebrate a unique Christmas at Chartwell this yuletide season. It's 1947 and Winston is off painting in Marrakech, leaving his wife Clementine home in Kent with her daughter Mary. Discover festive origami, Christmas trees made entirely from books and see two rooms open for the very first time. The ground floor only is open on selected weekends in December, 11am-3pm. Timed tickets are available from the Visitor Centre on arrival.

A Christmas lunch at Wimpole

Festive dining at Chartwell

Enjoy traditional Christmas comforts in the Landemare café at Chartwell this festive season. Pull open a cracker and indulge in a delicious three course Christmas lunch in the Lady Soames room. Warm yourself up with a hearty festive brunch following a traditional Boxing Day walk. Remember to book your Christmas lunch early as spaces are limited.

Christmas decorations and gifts from the National Trust online shop

Christmas shopping at Chartwell

Shop off the high street this Christmas and find the perfect gifts. We’ve got Churchill’s favourite champagne and cologne, stylish scarves, books, an array of delicious food items and so much more. You can even pick up your Christmas cards and decorations whilst you’re with us.

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

Walk in a winter wonderland at Chartwell

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.

Share your memories

Share in the memories of a Churchill family Christmas, then share your own memories with us on Twitter. We love to see your photos of your day out, be it walking the trail or enjoying a heart warming meal in our café.

Victorian housemaid decorates a mantepiece with Christmas decorations, with Christmas tree in background

Celebrating Christmas 

Experience unique Christmas celebrations at National Trust places in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Whether you love seeing houses and gardens all dressed up for the season or are looking for some festive food ideas, there's lots to choose from.