Quebec House

Childhood home of General James Wolfe, victor of the Battle of Quebec (1759)

Upcoming events

Interested in volunteering?

Tue 19 Feb 2019
10:00-12:00
Drop in for a cup of coffee at one of our information sessions in the coach house. Find out all about the many volunteer roles we have available.
Quebec House

Eating and shopping

The Coach House at Quebec House, a National Trust property in Kent

Treats and gifts 

The coach house is the location of our tea-room, shop and second hand books. Built in the eighteenth century, this two storey building was originally the coaching house that served Quebec House.

Quebec House

Our work

General James Wolfe as painted by Benjamin West; a painting on display at Quebec House in Kent

West's portraits of a military hero and lifelong friend at Quebec House

Quebec House in Kent has recently purchased, with the help of The Art Fund, two Georgian paintings connected to General Wolfe and his childhood home. Both portraits are the work of Benjamin West, a founder member of the Royal Academy, and depict military hero James Wolfe and his lifelong friend George Warde.

Quebec House

History

The study at Quebec House, a National Trust property in Kent

History at Quebec House 

The house's history is very varied since it was built in the 1500s, but most notably was the childhood home to General Wolfe - the house being renamed by the epic battle of Quebec in his honour.

Quebec House

Groups

The back garden at Quebec House, a National Trust property in Kent

Bring your group to Quebec House

Explore the childhood Georgian home of General James Wolfe with your group and enjoy a series of benefits, such as discounted entry and private tours. What are you waiting for? Start planning your visit to us today.

Quebec House

Get involved

Help look after our special place

Quebec House

Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Quebec House on the National Trust Collections website