Winston and other animals family trail

Follow the adventures of Winston and his butterflies, ponies and race horses on this trail around the gardens and woodland.

  • Booking not needed
  • Admission applies

In the garden, discover how a butterfly is formed and create your own butterfly display on your map. Find all the letters along the way to work out the name of one of Winston's favourite butterflies.

If you are feeling adventurous, head into the woodland to find out more about Winston and his polo pony, Lily, and race horse, Colonist II and much more!

Prices

Additional prices
  • per trail £1.00
View admission charges
Chartwell

Prices

Whole property
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £15.00 £13.50
Child £7.50 £6.75
Family £37.50 £33.75
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £12.50
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £6.25
Garden and studio only
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £7.50 £6.75
Child £3.75 £3.40
Family £18.75 £16.90
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £6.25
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £3.10

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points. Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission or
  • Standard admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you the Gift Aid Admission prices. But it's entirely up to you which ticket you choose. If you want the Standard Admission instead, just let us know when you come to pay.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid* — an extra 25 per cent — potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below: Payment of the additional percentage donation is entirely voluntary, so if you prefer to pay the standard admission please advise our reception staff at the till point.

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid donations must be supported by a valid Gift Aid declaration and a Gift Aid declaration can only cover donations made by an individual for him/herself or for him/herself and members of his/her family.

Please note...

Last entry to the house 50 minutes before closing. Entry to house by timed ticket (every 10 mins; places limited) available from the visitor centre on the day, or pre-book an afternoon ticket from our website (please pre-book at least a day in advance; pre-booking not available bank holidays and summer holiday weekends). Tickets can sell out on busy weekends and during holiday periods; we recommend arriving before midday during these busy periods to avoid disappointment.

Parking is £3 all day for non-members and free for any members.

The basics

Suitability
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Collect your trail from the Visitor Welcome Centre on arrival
What to bring and wear
Suitable walking clothes and foot wear
Accessibility
Some areas of the garden and woodland is hilly with a number of sloping paths

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
20 August 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available
21 August 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available
22 August 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available
23 August 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available
24 August 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available
25 August 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available
26 August 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available
27 August 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available
28 August 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available
29 August 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available
30 August 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available
31 August 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available
1 September 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available
2 September 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available
3 September 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Chartwell Property Office
Email
chartwell@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01732 868381

Upcoming events

Winston and other animals family trail

Sun 20 Aug 2017
10:00-16:00
Follow the adventures of Winston and his butterflies, ponies and race horses on this trail around the gardens and woodland.

House timed tickets - August

Mon 21 Aug 2017
14:30-14:45
Obtain a timed ticket on arrival, or pre-book the 14.30 or 15.45 time slot (excluding bank holidays & summer weekends). Please book at least 24 hours in advance. Tickets purchased online should be exchanged at the visitor centre for a house ticket.

House timed tickets - September

Fri 01 Sep 2017
14:30-14:45
Obtain a timed ticket on arrival, or pre-book the 14.30 or 15.45 time slot (excluding 2 & 3 Sep and Heritage Open Day). Please book at least 24 hours in advance. Tickets purchased online should be exchanged at the visitor centre for a house ticket.

Heritage open day

Sat 09 Sep 2017
10:00-16:30
Celebrate Britain's history and culture with Heritage Open Days. For one day only there will be free entry to the gardens & studio and half price entry to the house.

House timed tickets - October

Sun 01 Oct 2017
14:30-14:45
Obtain a timed ticket on arrival, or pre-book the 14.30 or 15.45 time slot (excluding bank holidays & summer weekends). Please book at least 24 hours in advance. Tickets purchased online should be exchanged at the visitor centre for a house ticket.

Exhibition: Clementine Churchill - speaking for herself

Sat 18 Nov 2017
11:00-15:00
Visit our new winter exhibition focusing on Clementine Churchill