Christmas at Chartwell

Share in the memories of a Churchill family Christmas at Chartwell as you explore four rooms of the house decorated as the Churchill's would have enjoyed. Take delight in a Christmas lunch in our café, follow our 12 days of Christmas family trail or just enjoy a traditional winter walk around the estate.

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

The Churchill family Christmas at Chartwell

It's never too early to plan for Christmas. Step back in time and visit Chartwell decorated for Christmas as the Churchill family would have enjoyed in the post-war era. Four rooms of the house will be open on the weekends in December leading up to Christmas; house tickets are available from the visitor welcome centre on the day.

Lady Clementine Churchill, the focus of Chartwell's upcoming winter exhibition

Chartwell winter exhibition: Clementine Churchill - Speaking for herself

Discover Clementine Churchill and her role both as the wife to one of Britain's most famous politicians and as a mother raising her family at Chartwell. Our upcoming exhibition will show how the history of the world would be very different if it weren't for this remarkable woman. The exhibition is open 11am-3pm from 18 Nov - 18 Feb, normal admission applies.

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. Can you find all the parts to the 12 days of Christmas song? Don't forget to head into the woodland for more adventures.

Winter Twilight Christmas Range

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.

Enjoy an all day brunch in the Chartwell café this New Year's Day

Festive brunches

Tempt your taste buds with our festive breakfast. What better way to treat yourself after a hard day shopping or wintry walk around the Chartwell estate? Brunches are served Boxing Day, 27 Dec and New Years Day, 11am-2.30pm. £9.95 for adults and £5 for children up to 12 years; no booking required.

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. Please note that photography is not allowed inside the house.