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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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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
Summer Vintage Fair – Sunday 2 August

Summer Vintage Fair – Sunday 2 August

It’s only a week until our inaugural Summer Vintage Fair!  Next Sunday, 2nd August from 11am until 4.30pm the Castle and Gardens will be buzzing with the sights and sounds of bygone days - vintage fun for all the family!  The fabulous singing Polka Dots will be... read more
Veteran Cars stop for coffee!

Veteran Cars stop for coffee!

Why don’t you join us for coffee on Wednesday 29th July from 11am when the remarkable motor cars of the annual Best of West Kent Veteran Car Run drop in for a coffee stop at the Castle?  Over 70 of these exquisite elderly vehicles are expected to visit us on the... read more
Cream Tea at the Castle!

Cream Tea at the Castle!

Now that the summer holidays are upon us, why not treat yourself to a cream tea at the Castle?  The scrumptious Chiddingstone Cream Tea taken in our sunny, sheltered courtyard (or inside the cosy Tea Room in the former Buttery) is a snip at £6.00 per person for... 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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