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Address: Chartwell Mapleton Road, Westerham TN16 1PS, England
Phone Number: +44 1732 868381
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The great British statesman, Sir Winston Churchill, lived in this home for...

The great British statesman, Sir Winston Churchill, lived in this home for over 40 years. Visitors can tour the rose gardens and see the artwork, books and desk of this remarkable leader.

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Fascinating insight to a great man

A very special place absolutely rammed with Churchill memorabilia. Apart from the house there are beautiful gardens to wander around and a decent cafe to have something to eat or... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very special place absolutely rammed with Churchill memorabilia. Apart from the house there are beautiful gardens to wander around and a decent cafe to have something to eat or drink at when you finish your visit. Can get very busy during the summer

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone who has an interest in the UK's political giants must make the trip to Chartwell. Churchill may have departed this life in 1965, however, it feels as though he is still in residence. Getting to Chartwell is straight forward and there seemed to be ample parking. They operate a timed visit to the house and I would recommend that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only do you ahve all the history of The house and the Churchills but also immense grounds. Knowledgable guides in the house, bring it back to life, in the gardens there is much to see and even the pet burial ground, which people often missed. In the gronds you can pcinic, go for woodland walks and of course there... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This really is a lovely place to visit but please be aware that you cannot go inside the house currently as it is being renovated so that was disappoiting (I did know beforehand as NT website had info) The gardens are superb and I could imagine a fabulous place in the Spring or Summer. It was a cold day but... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chartwell was purchased by Winston and Clementine Churchill before the second World War, and was their retirement home until he died in 1965, with the upkeep of the property paid for a group of friends after 1946. Chartwell is the ultimate homage to Churchill and has dozens of his personal possessions from clothing, papers honouring his service to the nation,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even though the house is closed for renovation. The studio and grounds is a must to see. Beautiful view even in November.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here only to find the house closed for the winter. The Studio and Pavilion were also closed (earlier than planned) due to emergency repair works. We still had a lovely morning walking through the grounds and gardens, as well as enjoying some light refreshments in the cafe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chartwell is a great day trip from London, though it requires some planning. I visited on a beautiful Sunday in late October. The estate is beautiful and there are plenty of things to keep you busy. Along with a visit to Churchill's house there is woodland are explore, his studio, and other exhibits. You could spend a few hours or... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chartwell is situated in kent and is easily accessible for London. The gardens and water features, many deigned by Churchill himself are a delight to see. The main house is just as it was when Churchill lived there after the war. Some of his many paintings are housed in a separate building. Well worth a visit.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my friends from Chicago for a visit. It was late in the afternoon so it was going to be a rush job. Paid for them to get in, ive been before so i remained in car park. They enjoyed it. On the way home in the car, they told me the house was shut!!! i mean, the woman at... More 

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