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Chartwell

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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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Chartwell Mapleton Road, Westerham TN16 1PS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A beautiful environment with lakes and ponds surrounded by a variety of luxurious plants. The Gunnera was particularly impressive around some of the ponds. In spite of the foul weather we enjoyed our walk around the grounds. The House itself was what one would expect...More

Thank captainclumsy2016
Reviewed 2 days ago

Most delightful House and gardens, the views across the Downs are lovely. We had the feeling that unlike a lot of large houses in the N.T. spectrum anyone could feel at home in the warmth and non splendor of Chartwell. We found the staff well...More

Thank Engineer287
Reviewed 4 days ago

I usually spend at least an hour in the house, there is so much to see, and the stewards good to talk to. You could spend all day in the garden and the grounds, and they are so autumnal at the moment - lovely colours

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The current road works mean you can end up going on a long and unnecessary diversion. Just go down the usual road - Mapleton Road from the north (m25/ Westerham) - and ignore the diversion/ road close signs. The site has lots of different gradients/...More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't realise that Chartwell was part of the National Trust. As we are members we made an impromptu visit. I am so pleased that we did. It's a behind the scenes view of a great man and his family. To go into the house...More

Thank Christina G
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a visit to Chartwell, one much better understands the multi-dimensional character of Winston Churchill and his importance in world history. Also, the great influence that his wife Clementine Churchill had on his life. A great woman. The house is grand, with magnificent gardens. It...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is really nice and so important place to visit, however as normal the National Trust let people down, no informative guides, they just sit and wait for you to ask a question! Being the home of the greatest English person and having personally contributed...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only had 1.5 hours left so we spend the time in Chartwell Gardens and enjoyed the historic spirit with the autumn sun. When you arrive and walk up to the house you will be simply amazed by the views and the surroundings. We were...More

Thank Christoph N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about our visit was good. We spent over two hours in this lovely family house and learned a lot about the Churchills. This was followed by a visit to Winston's studio (there are 150 of his paintings there)which showed that he was an accomplished...More

Thank Mabel B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed visiting. It’s a house of historical interest for sure. But it’s not as big as you might think and only the principle rooms are open to the public. Stewards are on hand if you have a question and are friendly and knowledgeable. Sir...More

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Liz H
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Response from Colin M | Reviewed this property |
It's not the best for the disabled, I'm afraid, but don't let that put you off totally. I took my late partner there in a wheelchair and the staff did their level best to make her visit enlightening and enjoyable.
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Liz H
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Response from Roland D | Reviewed this property |
I saw a lift and I also saw staff helping someone with mobility issues, but not inside the house. But at least that says they are disability friendly. Why don't you give them a ring? If you are using a wheelchair, that... More
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Response from Cleopatra83 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at The Bakery at Tatsfield nr. Westerham. Would highly recommend the accommodation and restaurant and it is near Chartwell - about 6 miles away I think. Enjoy your trip!
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