St John's Jerusalem

Important notice -

St John's Jerusalem, along with all National Trust houses, gardens, parks, toilets, cafes and shops are closed from Sunday 22 March to further restrict the spread of coronavirus

Tranquil garden and 13th-century chapel

More about this place

A woman walking up the path towards the chapel, looking at the planted borders.

Highlights of the chapel and garden 

With its rare 12th century chapel, set in idyllic gardens surrounded by a square moat, St John's Jerusalem is a haven from the noise and bustle of nearby Dartford.

St John's Jerusalem

History

The altar table with Maltese cross emblem at St Johns Jerusalem

Who was the chapel for? 

Who were the Knight's Hospitaller? What is so special about this chapel? To find out more, you must journey back with us to the Crusades in Jerusalem.