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Chartwell

The Churchill family loved Chartwell. It was a home and a place that truly inspired Sir Winston. The house is still much as it was when the family lived here - pictures, books and personal mementoes evoking the career and wide-ranging interests of this influential family. The studio is home to the largest single collection of Churchill's paintings.

Our popular self-service restaurant offers fresh produce from the Chartwell kitchen garden, and our shop stocks Churchill memorabilia and interesting local ranges. We offer free talks and tours on selected days, studio talks and children's trails and activities.

Churchill – wildlife gardener extraordinaire
March to October
Guided garden tour through Churchill’s family garden. Times displayed at the visitor welcome centre.

Daily studio talks – Sir Winston the artist, 12.30 and 2.30pm
Let our studio steward tell you all about Sir Winston and his love of painting

Facilities

  • Guided tours
  • Groups welcome
  • Coaches welcome
  • Gift shop
  • Restaurant / Cafe / Tea shop