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. Please note nearby Quebec House is closed until further notice.

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 (Quebec House is now fully closed until further notice), you can walk through the beautiful Kent countryside to the Chartwell estate on this 2 hour trail.

A summer view across Chartwell house and beyond from Mariners Hill

Mariners Hill Walk from Hosey Common carpark

Explore Mariners Hill on this loop trail, starting from the public carpark at Hosey Common. The trail takes you up to Mariners Hill where you'll find some fantastic views over the Chartwell estate and weald of Kent.

The woods in spring at Toys Hill, a National Trust property in Kent

Weardale walk from Toys Hill

Emmetts Garden and Chartwell have reopened but you are required to prebook your car parking space. For a more spontaneous walk, park at Toys Hill and make your way on foot to Chartwell or Emmetts Garden. If you would like to visit the gardens at Chartwell or Emmetts, please book tickets for each in advance of your visit. You can, however, access the café at Chartwell and the Tea Room at Emmetts Garden without booking. Please then continue on the public footpath at Emmetts Garden.

Summer view over weald of Kent from Emmetts Garden, a National Trust property in Kent

Weardale Walk From Emmetts Garden

If you're struggling to get a ticket for Chartwell, you can always book one for Emmetts Garden and enjoy this beautiful 5 mile circular walk that links the two; passing through the woodland areas of Toys Hill and Hosey Common, as well as the pretty hamlet of French Street.