Heritage Open Day at Chartwell

Heritage Open Days is back with free entry for all into the house and gardens of Chartwell!

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, bringing together local people, organisations, and thousands of volunteers. Every year, people come together across England to celebrate their heritage, community, and history.

The theme of this year’s event is ‘Astounding Inventions’, celebrating England's rich history of invention, industry and innovation.

Please note that there are still only a limited number of house tickets into the house for safety reasons, so entrance into the house cannot be guaranteed.

The basics

Meeting point
Head to the Visitor Centre on arrival
What to bring and wear
Please dress for the weather
Accessibility
Hard paths in main garden. Steep incline in places. Accessible toilet available by the Visitor Centre and up at Garden Cottage toilets. Please ask in the Visitor Centre on arrival to find out whether the minibus is operating on the day of your visit, or a drive and drop to the front of the house can be arranged.

Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

Rose Festival at Chartwell and Emmetts Garden

Sun 26 Jun 2022
10:00-17:00
Head to Chartwell and Emmetts Garden this summer for a whole month of roses! Join us for our first ever Rose Festival, celebrating this beautiful flower across both properties with events taking place at both sites.

Chartwell Highlight Tours (Leadership and Legacy)

Mon 27 Jun 2022
16:00-16:45
Join one of our expert volunteer guides on an intimate tour of select rooms in the house at Chartwell, focusing on Sir Winston Churchill's leadership stories and his everlasting legacy.

Rose photography workshop at Chartwell

Tue 28 Jun 2022
09:30-12:30
Join Roger Bloxham at Chartwell this summer as part of our Rose Festival celebrations, with a photography workshop. Learn how to take beautiful photographs with your camera using the roses as your subject in the idyllic setting of the Rose Garden.

Rose talks at Chartwell

Wed 29 Jun 2022
14:00-14:20
Join our garden team for a short talk on roses at Chartwell.

Chartwell Highlight Tours (Churchill the Artist)

Mon 04 Jul 2022
16:00-16:45
Join one of our expert volunteer guides on an intimate tour of select rooms in the house at Chartwell, focusing on Sir Winston Churchill's love of painting.

Botanical painting workshop at Chartwell

Fri 08 Jul 2022
09:30-12:30
Join artist, Louise Dean at Chartwell this summer as part of our Rose Festival celebrations, with a botanical painting workshop. Learn how to paint beautiful roses on this 3 hour course in the idyllic setting of the Rose Garden.