Chartwell House

Chartwell House – Sir Winston Churchill’s Family House

Chartwell, near Westerham, Kent

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This property is managed and cared for by the National Trust.

Visit the family home where Britain’s wartime Prime Minister lived for more than 40 years. See the rooms as they were in Churchill’s time right down to the daily papers and his famous cigars. Capture the mood of the key moments in the 20th Century, looking through photographs and books spanning Churchill’s colourful career. Visit the museum and exhibit rooms with their impressive displays and sound recordings and superb collection of Churchill’s mementoes and uniforms including his famous siren-suit and hats. Explore the lovely gardens with its lakes and the water garden, where Churchill sat to feed Golden Orfe, Lady Clementine’s Rose Garden, the Golden Rose walk and magnificent views over the Weald of Kent. See dozens of Churchill’s paintings in the garden studio where he worked and the garden walls that Churchill built with his own hands.

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