Walking trails at Chartwell

Would you like to go for a walk around Chartwell but haven't pre-booked your visit? Why not try one of our walks starting at alternate nearby car parks so you can enjoy the West Kent countryside, while observing social distancing.

Dog walking at Chartwell, a National Trust property in Kent

Visiting Chartwell with your dog

Here at Chartwell, we love dogs. Bring your furry companion along on a short lead for a stroll around the gardens or go for a roam in the woods. Find out more about where you can and can't take your dog here.

Westerham to Chartwell trail marker
Walking trail

Westerham to Chartwell 

Using the public carpark in Westerham, you can walk through the beautiful Kent countryside to the Chartwell estate on this 2 hour trail. Quebec House is now open but if you would like to visit, you need to book in advance through their website.

A summer view across the Weald of Kent from Mariners Hill, a National Trust countryside site in Kent

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.

The bat tower at Toys Hill
Walking trail

Octavia Hill Centenary Trail - views and nature 

Celebrate the life of National Trust founder, Octavia Hill 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.

Sun through the trees at Toys Hill, a National Trust property in Kent
Walking trail

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.

A spring view across the Weald of Kent from Emmetts Garden, a National Trust property in Kent
Walking trail

Weardale walk - Chartwell to Emmetts Garden 

A beautiful 3 hour walk that links Chartwell with Emmetts Garden to enjoy all the fantastic rainbow of colour as it blooms across the whole of the West Kent countryside. From tens of thousands of daffodils to the later bluebells, come and enjoy the many different views of spring throughout each month.