January 2017

So Magazine - Director Ali Ditzel explains why she loves living and working in Chiddingstone

July 2016

So Magazine - Director Ali Ditzel gives an insight into life inside the quintessential English property



January 2018

BBC News - Scan technique reveals secret writing in mummy cases

The Telegraph – Egyptian mummy can ‘live forever’ after development in scanning technique

The Daily Mail - Egyptian mummy can ‘live forever’ after researchers use hi-tech scan to read secret writing and reveal his name - Scientist Scan Ancient Egyptian Cartonnage

Egypt Today - Scan techniques reveal secrets of Ancient Egyptian Mummies

Infosurhoy - Researchers use hi-tech scans to read Egyptian mummy name

November 2017

BBC Radio Kent - Our Director Ali Ditzel talks to DJ Jon Holmes on BBC Radio Kent about our Ancient Egyptian Collection. Hear her interview here.

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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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We are now closed for the season.

We will reopen from Friday 30th March - Wednesday 31st October 2018.


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