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Chiddingstone Castle is an impressive Historic House filled with exotic treasures in an idyllic country setting - home of the late antiquarian Denys Bower and formerly the Streatfeild family since the 17th Century - now a visitor attraction and an award-winning wedding venue.

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Weddings & Venue Hire

Chiddingstone Castle is the perfect setting for an exclusive wedding or private party.

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The Collections

Chiddingstone Castle was the home of Denys Eyre Bower between 1955 and 1977. Denys was a gifted collector who devoted his life to collecting art and antiques, many of which are on display.

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Chiddingstone Castle News

Ancient Egypt Competition – Texas in Chiddingstone!

Ancient Egypt Competition – Texas in Chiddingstone!

Did you know that over 300 of the Ancient Egyptian artefacts from the Castle’s amazing Egyptian Collection have been loaned to the Houston Museum of Natural Science in Texas?  One of the very largest museums in the USA - and they were so impressed by Denys... read more
The Castle’s Country Fair Poster

The Castle’s Country Fair Poster

We’re delighted with our poster for this year’s Country Fair at Chiddingstone Castle on Sunday, 13th September - designed by local artist Katherine Tyrer; visit her website at katherinetyrer.weebly.com   In previous years our posters have been designed and... read more
Chiddingstone Castle Country Fair

Chiddingstone Castle Country Fair

The date is looming for our annual Country Fair - Sunday, 13th September from 11am to 5pm - when we celebrate the traditions of our countryside and the country sports associated with it. A packed programme of exciting and interesting activities and displays will take... read more
Kamishibai – fun for children

Kamishibai – fun for children

Fancy trying something unusual and fun for children at Chiddingstone Castle this summer holiday?  On Tuesdays 4th and 11th August we shall be having Japanese storytelling in the gardens from 2pm - 3pm.  Known as Kamishibai, this unique way of telling traditional... read more

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Chiddingstone Castle - An Englishman’s home…

Chiddingstone Castle is an impressive Historic House filled with exotic treasures in an idyllic country setting – home of the late antiquarian Denys Bower and formerly the Streatfeild family since the 17th Century – now a visitor attraction and an award-winning wedding venue.

The Collections

Chiddingstone Castle Collections

The Castle was the home of Denys Eyre Bower between 1955 and 1977. He devoted his life to collecting the art and antiques on display.

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Venue Hire

Chiddingstone Castle Collections

For weddings and functions we close the grounds allowing us to offer exclusive use of our venue throughout the day.

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What’s On & Visit Us

Chiddingstone Castle Collections

Chiddingstone Castle is open to the public during the season and, we also have a series of great public events throughout the year.

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Fishing at Chiddingstone Castle

One of the many unspoilt features of the castle is our lake. Covering approximately 3.5 acres, the lake is naturally stocked with original wild Carp, Bream and Perch. If you would like to buy a day permit or find out more click below.

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