Christmas at Chartwell 2021

Enjoy Christmas at Chartwell this year with a celebration of home and family. Celebrate being at home for Christmas just as the Churchills might have known it on our family trail and weekend opening of the house, or just enjoy the frosty scenes with a wintry walk across the estate. The shop will be open ready to help with all the Christmas shopping. Don't forget to keep an eye out for our specially decorated Christmas trees around Chartwell!

The library at Chartwell dressed for Christmas opening with a tree in the corner and poinsettia on a table

Christmas in the house at Chartwell 2021

Celebrate a unique Christmas at Chartwell this yuletide season on weekends between Saturday 4 to Sunday 19 December; 11am-3.30pm. Step inside the house to find select rooms dressed for Christmas. House tickets are available from the Visitor Centre on arrival and are not available to book in advance. Tickets are not guaranteed.

Children enjoying the trail at Chartwell

Winter days out with the family at Chartwell

Grab your wellies and get out this winter exploring the 80 acres of gardens and countryside at Chartwell. There's plenty to keep them busy with different wild play areas all around the site, so wrap up warm and visit us today.

A family out enjoying the outdoors

Home for Christmas at Chartwell 2021 

Join us for a 1940s Christmas in the gardens of Chartwell in search of some very special bottles. Trail runs 27 Nov 2021 – 2 Jan 2022 and costs £2 (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, 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 hustle and bustle this winter - wrap up warm and get exploring on a 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, or stop by the café for a warming drink to take away with you.

Visitors outside café at Chartwell Kent

Eating at Chartwell

Our café is open and is serving hot and cold meals and drinks, sandwiches and light snacks. From 19 July, our café will revert to pre-covid seating layout. We will continue to maintain high standards of cleanliness and till and collection points will be screened.
Hand sanitiser will be available should visitors wish to use it. Thank you for making this a safe experience for everyone.

Retail products spring 2020

Shopping at Chartwell

Our shop is open and offers something for everyone. Whether it’s environmentally-friendly swaps for a more sustainable life, a gift for a loved one or an indulgence for yourself, every purchase helps us look after Chartwell for everyone, for ever.