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Chartwell

Mapleton Road
Westerham
Kent
TN16 1PS

Visit the home of Sir Winston Churchill and gain an insight into the domestic life of Britain's famous wartime Prime Minister.

Chartwell was loved by Sir Winston as the place where he could truly escape the pressures of his public and political life and be with his family.

Today it offers a fascinating day out for all ages. Enter the front door and step back in time.

As you explore the rooms in the house that remain as they were in Churchill's time (complete with daily papers and his famous cigars), and experience unique displays and sound recordings, you will discover a man that influenced key moments in 20th Century history, but who also had a private life full of the more usual domestic trials and triumphs.

Gardens

Explore the lovely gardens that command unrivalled views over the Weald of Kent and see the lake, swimming pool and Water Garden that Sir Winston created and loved to paint.

See the pools where he would sit to feed his magnificent golden orfe. Whilst in the garden, visit the studio complete with many of his unframed canvases in various stages of completion, and then wander into the peaceful Rose Garden created by Lady Clementine and along the Golden Rose Walk taking in the garden walls that Churchill built with his own hands.

With so much to see and do, don't forget to visit the large gift shop and the restaurant which serves a wide selection of meals, light refreshments and, of course, afternoon tea!

Disabled Facilities

Wheelchairs available. Limited access to house and gardens.

Full access to restaurant and shop. Adapted WC at Visitor Centre. Braille guide available.

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Directions

By Road: 2 miles south of Westerham (A25). M25 Jct. 5 and 6.

By Rail: Sevenoaks station 6 1/2 miles (direct line from London's Charing Cross Station); Oxted station 5 1/2 miles (direct line from London's Victoria Station). Access from Oxted and Sevenoaks stations is by taxi.

By Bus: Sunday only Buses 4U Sunday Rambler 510 from Oxted to Chartwell car park. Metrobus 246 from Bromley South. Metrobus 401 from Sevenoaks.


Chartwell Postcode for SatNav: TN16 1PS

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