Bring your friends and family and enjoy a relaxing day in our beautful grounds.

Adults - £6 and children - £2

For all enquiries please contact us on hello@chiddingstonecastle.org.uk 

Welcome to Chiddingstone Castle

Chiddingstone Castle is an historic house, accredited museum and an award-winning venue. The Castle is set in 35 acres of Kentish countryside and is home to one man’s extraordinary collection.

The castle is open from April to October on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11am to 5pm with last entry at 4.15pm.  Our tea rooms are open during these hours and can be accessed without an admission ticket.

We host events, education groups, weddings and private functions at the Castle throughout the year so please do not hesitate to get in touch.

ROAD CLOSURE

Please be aware that from 19th August to 2nd September 2019 CHIDDINGSTONE VILLAGE is CLOSED due to road works.  To avoid being diverted please approach from the B2027 and Mill Lane.  If you have any queries please contact us on 01892 870347.

Planning a wedding?

Venue Hire

No matter what size your wedding, formal or relaxed, we are here to help tailor a day to suit you.

Ancient Egyptian Model Boat

Our object of the month for August was chosen, researched, and written by our work experience student Molly Hockham. It is an Ancient Egyptian model boat that was buried in the tomb of a wealthy person. It was made as a representation of the journey to the afterlife.

2019 Literary Festival

Highlights

We have created a compilation of the best pictures from this year’s literary festival and the podcasts are now available to listen to.  We hope you enjoy them…

What people say

“Something interesting for everyone”

"This is a lovely place to visit. The house has a great collection of artifacts. The gardens have nice walks, a pretty bridge and an Egyptian grass maze."

Jenny via TripAdvisor

“The most amazing day”

"The staff were so welcoming. My daughter said she'd had the best day ever. Thank you. Will definitely be keeping my eyes open for future events. "

Gemma via Facebook

“Best Egyptian collection outside the British Museum”

"Visited as part of an Arts Society to this fabulous historic house, art collections and gardens."

Member of Reigate Decorative & Fine Arts Society via TripAdvisor

"Blown away"

"We had the most wonderful day and I think it is fair to say the venue absolutely made it...The day really exceeded out expectations and we are both so grateful for everything you did pulling it together."

Elyse via Hitched

Opening Hours

CASTLE, COLLECTIONS & TEA ROOM

The 2019 Open Season runs from

Sunday 31st March to

Wednesday 30th October

We are open Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed and Bank Holidays, excluding Good Friday

11am - 5pm, with last entry and orders at 4.15pm

 

WEDDINGS, EDUCATION AND BOOKINGS ENQUIRIES
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

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