What's On

A curated programme of talks, workshops and fairs are to take place throughout the historic house and grounds.

Literary Festival 2018

“Chiddingstone Castle Literary Festival is a gem among literary festivals. The beautiful setting, the sense of history and the warmth of the organisers give it a truly intimate feel. It’s a gift for both the author and the book loving audience.” - Anna Pasternak   We...

Summer Vintage Fair

Sunday 30th June 2019 11.00am - 4.30pm

We do hope that you will join us for the 5th Summer Vintage Fair.  There will be shopping and entertainment with vintage style and it is always a hugely enjoyable family day out.

All enquiries to Julia at cherishvintagefairs@gmail.com

Country and Food Fair

Sunday 8th September 2019 11.00am - 5.00pm

A fabulous family day with country sports, food, drink, shopping and so much to see and do.  Fun dog show, terrier racing and displays are part of this well-established event at Chiddingstone.

Christmas Fair

Saturday 23rd November 2019 10.00am - 4.00pm

We are going back to a one day event this year!  There will be over 70 hand-curated, unique and local stalls selling a wide variety of gifts, decorations, food and drink divided between the Castle and the large, heated marquee.

Opening Hours


Currently closed but will reopen from Sunday 31st March - Wednesday 30th October 2019

Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed and Bank Holidays, excluding Good Friday

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


Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

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