Chiddingstone Castle is an historic house, set in 35 acres of Kentish countryside, filled with extraordinary treasures collected over a life time by Denys Eyre Bower.

An Historic House

With Tudor origins and Victorian rooms the building was transformed in the 1800s by Henry Streatfeild to resemble a Medieval Castle.

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8,000 Treasures

In 1955 the Castle was bought by the late antiquarian Denys Bower to house his impressive collections of Japanese and Ancient Egyptian art and antiquties.

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Award-winning venue

Sitting in 35 acres of grounds which include a Grade II* Orangery and fishing lake, Chiddingstone Castle is an award-winning visitor attaction and wedding venue.

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What's On This Autumn

Local Learning Information Evening

Monday 16th October, 4 - 6pm

Meet the education departments from four local museums with coffee and cake.

School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

26th, 27th, 28th October

7 - 12 year olds are invited to join us for Potion Making, Choir Practice, Spell and Flying School.

Christmas Fair

Saturday 25th November. 10am - 4pm

Shop unique and unusual gifts from 70 stall holders in our historic rooms and grounds.

A very kind and warm experience, beautiful.

Parminder Thandi

7th October 2017, via Facebook

About Us

Chiddingstone Castle is an historic house, set in 35 acres of Kentish countryside, filled with treasures collected over a life time by Denys Eyre Bower.

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Opening Times

From April to October we are open on the following days and times, with last entry at 4.15pm.

Monday: 11am - 5pm

Tuesday: 11am - 5pm

Wednesday: 11am - 5pm

Thursday: Closed

Friday: Closed

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: 11am - 5pm

 

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