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Building Chartwell: An Architectural Outside Tour

Chartwell's fascinating architectural history will be explored for the first time in a new outdoor tour.

  • Booking advisable
  • Free event (admission applies)

Hear about how the Chartwell we know today came to be. Explore its development through architecture over 700 years. From William-at-Well in the 14th Century to Chartwell's most famous resident Sir Winston Churchill, our guides will share with you how centuries of local history and one visionary architect built this unique home.

The tour takes you around the formal gardens and house exterior at Chartwell to see the idiosyncratic red-brick building from a new perspective.

The tour will take 45 minutes.

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Prices

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This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

The content is aimed at an adult audience but children welcome

Meeting point

Please enter the garden via the visitor centre. The tour will meet at the front of the house

What to bring and wear

Please wear clothing appropriate to the wintry weather as the tour takes place outdoors.

Accessibility

The tour includes steps

Contact info

Central Box Office

Upcoming events

Event

Chartwell Highlight Tours: Clementine Churchill 

Join one of our expert volunteer guides on an intimate tour of select rooms in the house at Chartwell, focusing on Clementine Churchill.

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on
26 Feb to 26 Apr 2024
at
16:10 to 17:00
+ 42 other dates or times
Event

Easter egg hunt at Chartwell 

Discover a rainbow of spring colour in our Easter trail through the gardens.

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on
29 Mar to 14 Apr 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 16 other dates or times
Event

Chartwell Highlight Tours: Churchill the Artist 

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.

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on
29 Apr to 28 Jun 2024
at
16:10 to 17:00
+ 42 other dates or times
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Chartwell Highlight Tours: Leadership and Legacy 

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.

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on
1 Jul to 30 Aug 2024
at
16:10 to 17:00
+ 43 other dates or times