Opening times for 10 December 2023
Asset Opening time House 11:00 - 14:00 Second-hand bookshop 11:00 - 14:30 Exhibition 11:00 - 14:00 Garden 11:00 - 14:30Book a visitMTWTFSS2728293012345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031
Second-hand bookshop in Coach House.
Wednesday - Friday a 45 minute guided tour on the hour.
Dogs on short lead are welcome in Garden.
Entry to main toilets is from the garden, behind the house. Adapted toilets on ground floor in private area.
Mobility parking in town car park. Loose gravel path in places. Accessible toilet. Exhibition via stairs only. Braille guide available.
Accessible toilet in the house through the main entrance into the house and through the showroom kitchen.
Braille (guide or menu)
Braille guide to whole property available, ask at the front door.
Entrance into the house is level. There is a step down into the parlour room and another step down to the bicentenary room and main staircase. There is also a step up to exit through the back door (steps are highlighted with a white strip). A ramp is available on request.
Fixed induction loops are available in the Visitor Centre, portable Induction Hearing Loop for our tour guides to wear, please ask at the front door.
Some seating available in house and seating in garden.
Large print (guide or menu)
Large print guide to whole property available, ask at the front door.
A wheelchair is available to borrow in the house.
On north side of A25, facing junction with B2026 Edenbridge road. M25 exit 5 or 6. M25 anti-clockwise: Exit at junction 6 on the M25. At the roundabout take the third exit onto the A22. At the next roundabout take the first exit onto Oxted Road/A25. At the roundabout take the second exit onto A25. Follow the A25 into Westerham. Parking available in the local Darent Car Park (Pay & Display) located 80 yards past Quebec House on the left. M25 clockwise: Exit at junction 5 on the M25. Use the left lane to continue on Sevenoaks Bypass/A21. Merge onto Westerham Road/A25 via the slip road. Follow the A25 into Westerham. Park in the main town Darent Car Park (Pay & Display), less than 5 min walk from Quebec House. Follow signs for main town car park.
Parking: Darent Car Park - main town car park (not National Trust, Pay & Display) on A25, 80 yards from Quebec House; footpath to house. No parking available for motor homes. Coach parking available.
Edenbridge (4 miles) and Oxted (4 miles) stations are accessible from London Victoria and London Bridge stations. Sevenoaks station (6 miles) has a regular fast train service from London Charing Cross, Waterloo East and London Bridge where you can catch the 401 bus service. Oxted and Sevenoaks have taxi ranks outside to get you to Quebec House.
The 246 service runs from Bromley North train station (passing Bromley South train station) to Westerham. The 401 service runs from Sevenoaks and the 236 runs from Edenbridge and Oxted.
For Christmas 2023 you are invited to celebrate a traditional Georgian Christmas at Quebec House in Kent.
Bring your group to Quebec House, the childhood home of General James Wolfe, and discover what makes this 18th-century house in Westerham, Kent, so special.
Quebec House is a one pawprint rated place. Dogs are welcome to stroll around the garden with you and enjoy a dog-eye view of the flower borders. Why not try a walk from nearby Chartwell to stretch their legs first?
Take a look at the map of Quebec House to help plan your visit.
Eighteenth-century townhouse and childhood home of General James Wolfe and his family.
Eighteenth-century garden featuring seasonal blooms from the time. Herb and kitchen garden, revived using Mrs Wolfe’s recipe book.
Permanent exhibition on the first floor of the Coach House, detailing the Battle of Quebec and General Wolfe’s tragic death.
Second hand bookshop
Second hand bookshop located in the downstairs of the old coach house, full of pre-loved books.
Experience the magic of Christmas through the eyes of the Wolfe children with a shadow puppet theatre, whimsical boats and a spectacular gingerbread house. Enjoy spiced hot chocolate and post a Christmas card with a wax seal. Weekends 25 November-17 December 11am-2pm.
Join us at Quebec House for a special late night opening on Thursday 30 November 4-7pm. See the house beautifully decorated for Christmas, enjoy carol singing from the children of Churchill School and warm up with a hot chocolate in the Coach House.
Explore this Georgian town house where General James Wolfe grew up. Discover information about his military life, including the Battle of Quebec after which the house is named.
Set against the warm brick walls of the Georgian house, discover 18th-century influenced planting in this compact garden for all seasons, including roses, wisteria and herbs.
Discover a Georgian Christmas feast at Quebec House hosted by the Wolfe family. Enter the world of the children and experience Christmas through their eyes.
Explore this fascinating house, the childhood home of General James Wolfe. Discover the dramatic battle that won dominance in North America and claimed the territories of New France, that would later become Canada, for the British. Also learn of Wolfe's tragic death, in our exhibition above the Coach House.
Travel back in time and see the house as it appeared in the 1730s when James Wolfe and his family lived here. Learn something new in our replica 18th century school room, or take your chances with Mrs Wolfe’s ‘cure for consumption’ in the kitchen.
Discover the work we’ve been doing at Quebec House in Kent to conserve some of the historic portraits in the collection there and protect them for future generations.co
Discover the intricate work of a Textile Conservator to treat a nineteenth-century workbox from Quebec House.