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Chartwell, Westerham

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Tour Chartwell, the home of the influential British statesman Sir Winston Churchill. Inhabited by his family for over 40 years, the estate offers an inside look at Churchill’s political and private life. Tour the grand sitting room and study of the house, or stroll through the estate’s many rose gardens and woodland areas. From the terrace of the house, you can enjoy sprawling views of the surrounding Kent countryside. Stop by the restaurant for a Churchill-inspired menu using fresh ingredients from the kitchen garden. To visit Chartwell and other attractions in Westerham, use our Westerham trip planner .
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  • Churchill was no fool. He certainly picked an idylic spot. Very interesting place to visit although half of the rooms are off limits. We were told that they will be opened sometime in the future  more »
  • Another historic property protected and cared for the nation by the marvellous National Trust. Set in rolling countryside of Kent it is a beautiful house altered enormously over time by Sir Winston. I...  more »
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  • What a pleasure it was to visit this wonderful place. The gardens are magnificent, there is a lake with black Swans in it, just wonderful to see. The house is wonderful and you could imagine Mr. Churchill being there. Beautifully maintained by the National Trust. Sir Winston Churchill was a prolific painter and his artist studio is separate from the house. It was amazing to see all his paintings. What an interesting and brilliant place to visit. Highly recommended.
  • I feel that I cannot adequately describe this beautiful, beautiful house. It combines the grandeur of a country mansion with the wonderful warmth of a much loved family home. The estate provides many insights into the life of Winston Churchill and even for those not interested in the great man (?!!) the house, grounds and gardens are glorious.
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