What's On

We host a series of events throughout the year, you can see the full calendar of events below and we hope to welcome you to Chiddingstone Castle soon.

Sunday 24th June - Purple 10k Castle Walk for Epilepsy

We are delighted to be co-hosting an event with Young Epilepsy, who are encouraging people to walk toward a world which enables young people with epilepsy to thrive and achieve their ambitions. Come along and soak up the historic atmosphere on a 10k circular walk starting at Chiddingstone Castle. Enjoy afternoon tea in our tearooms and stop for a refreshing drink at Hever’s Henry VIII Inn. There will be a shorter walk option and for those wanting to truly enter the spirit, some fun Tudor-style games.

Sunday 1st July - Summer Vintage Fair, 11am - 4.30pm

From 11am - 4.30pm we are inviting you to enjoy a festival of vintage for all the family in Chiddingstone Castle’s grounds. Shop from a vast array of vintage stalls. Enjoy singing from Miss Vintage and dancing with the Medway Lindy Hoppers throughout the day. Picnic in the grounds with delicious food sourced from local food providers.

Adult £6.00

Child £2.00

Sunday 5th August - Ancient Egyptian Day, 11am - 4.30pm

A celebration of Ancient Egypt for all the family set throughout the Castle. Come and visit the Field of Eternity to become a Junior Archaeologist, take part in gallery tours, handle 3,000 year old objects and a variety of activities, and hear from international experts on Egyptology.

Adult £10.00

Child £5.00

Sunday 9th September - Country and Food Festival

From 11am - 5pm we are inviting you to enjoy a festival of Country Life. There will be Annual Family Dog Show,  shopping, music, terrier racing, country displays and this year, we are launching  a Food and Drink Festival. This means we are on the look out for Stall Holders. Know someone? Do get them to apply below.

Thursday 25th, Friday 26th, Satuday 27th October - School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

We invite witches and wizards aged between 7 and 12 to spend a morning or afternoon enjoying wizarding activities spread throughout the historic house and grounds.

Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th November - Christmas Fair

Shop unique and unusual gifts from stalls spread throughout the historic house and grounds.


March - First Day of Open Season

The historic house and collections open again for tours, talks and cream teas.

April - Alice in Wonderland

The Mad Hatter welcomes everyone to Chiddingstone Castle where he is hosting one of his fantastic tea parties this April. The content of this event has been devised specifically to suit children from 6 to 10 years old.

May - First Bank Holiday Weekend - Literary Festival

Look back on the third consecutive year, three days of exciting talks and performances from famous authors, poets and theatrical groups spread throughout the historic house and grounds of Chiddingstone Castle.

June - London to Brighton Kit & Sports Car Run


Hill Hoath Road, Nr Edenbridge, TN8 7BH

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+44 (0)1892 870 347



Sun - Wed : 11am - 5pm

Bank Holidays : 11am - 5pm

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