Walking Trails at Chartwell

Enjoy a crisp winter walk for a great chance to blow away the cob webs, get plenty of fresh air, work off that roast turkey and spend some quality time in the outdoors. There’s so much of the Chartwell estate that can be explored. Pick up a leaflet from our visitor centre and enjoy our estate walks, or download a trail below. You can even walk to neighbouring Emmetts Garden and Toys Hill to make a day of it.

Westerham to Chartwell trail marker
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Westerham to Chartwell Walk 

Starting from The Green in Westerham, this one hour walk can also be followed in reverse from Chartwell by following the way markers. For a day full of history, pop into Quebec House whilst you're in Westerham and uncover this quaint Georgian house that was once home to General James Wolfe.

The circular walk at Emmetts Garden, a National Trust property in Kent
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Weardale Circular Walk From Chartwell 

This beautiful circular walk links Chartwell and Emmetts Garden; passing through the woodland areas of Toys Hill and Hosey Common, as well as the pretty hamlet of French Street.

Autumn woodland at Mariners Hill by Chartwell, a National Trust place in Kent
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Mariners Hill Walk From Chartwell 

Explore Mariners Hill on this loop trail; an extension of our Westerham to Chartwell trail. Starting from the Chartwell entrance, the trail takes you up the hill where you'll find some fantastic views over the Chartwell estate and weald of Kent.

Sun through the trees at Toys Hill, a National Trust property in Kent
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Octavia Hill Centenary Trail - life and history 

Celebrate the life of Octavia Hill, founder of the National Trust on a walk to Crockham Hill village and the church where she is buried, up to Mariners Hill and on past Chartwell, former home of Winston Churchill.

The bat tower at Toys Hill
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Octavia Hill Centenary Trail - views and nature 

This 4 mile walk takes you to the picturesque village of Ide Hill, where you'll find a commemorative seat to Octavia Hill, and passes Emmetts Garden on the way back.

The exterior of Octavia Hill Bunkhouse, Kent

Octavia Hill Bunkhouse

This restored farm building is perfect for large groups looking for a rural retreat in the Kent countryside. The 10-sleeper Octavia Hill bunkhouse is set in a former farm building and dairy. Packed with original features, the bunkhouse is located on the 80-acre Outridge Farm, part of the Toys Hill estate.