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Chiddingstone Castle

Chiddingstone Castle Hill Hoath Road, Chiddingstone TN8 7AD, England
+44 1892 870347
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I love Chiddingstone Castle

Visited many times. I love the history of this place Denys Eyre Bower, who bought and restore it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul S
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London, United Kingdom
Sunday Walk

A beautiful walk through the grounds of Chiddingstone Castle. 35 acres with far reaching views... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Dean H
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A charming, unique English country house and accredited museum, home to the late Denys Eyre Bower's fascinating collection of art & antiquities, and serving scrumptious cream teas in our traditional Tea Room, as well as being an award-winning heritage wedding venue.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“tea room” (22 reviews)
“worth a visit” (13 reviews)
“cream tea” (9 reviews)
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Chiddingstone Castle Hill Hoath Road, Chiddingstone TN8 7AD, England
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+44 1892 870347
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"tea room"
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"worth a visit"
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"vintage fair"
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"scones"
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"eclectic collection"
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"suits of armour"
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"on display"
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"pleasant grounds"
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"owned by the national trust"
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"mulled wine"
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"pleasant walk"
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"north downs"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited many times. I love the history of this place Denys Eyre Bower, who bought and restore it for his collections in the 1950s is what makes it special and interesting. Although it has changed sine we first started going, there is still lots to...More

3  Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

A beautiful walk through the grounds of Chiddingstone Castle. 35 acres with far reaching views across the Kent countryside. The house itself is very interesting to visit and does not take too long.

Thank Dean H
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Part of an Arts Society visit to this fabulous historic house, art collections & gardens. Super Egyptian, Japanese & Jacobite collections. Bhudist collection not available due to a rain leak. Gardens were restricted due to previous heavy rain. The village is owned by the National...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Had a look round the wedding fair and the castle grounds. Can see potential for a great photo here!!

1  Thank Braeburn33
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Picnic in the summer and let the kids enjoy the space while you look around the castle. The gardens are beautiful and well kept, the indoor collections interesting.

Thank Beverley S
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Been wanting to visit Chiddingstone Castle for a long while. While in the area on a Monday in January we decided to stop for a quick visit. The castle stands proud and well looked after, surrounded by beautiful gardens. Which even during the winter are...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

I have to admit that I visited the grounds only as I was short of time but the grounds are beautiful!! I don’t think I’ve ever seen a lake with such a clear reflection which made for some gorgeous photos. Even in January, I’m really...More

Thank tentgirl
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Grounds are beautiful. River running alongside. Really nice place and very enjoyable for the function. Recommended.

Thank StephenCr0ss
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Bitterly disappointed travelled for 2 hours to find an hour long wait in line to get in only to be unable to see the stalls due to the volume of people, just had to shuffle in the crush through and escape the other end.... Lighted...More

2  Thank Eileen S
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Beautiful castle in wonderful grounds. Christmas fair was really nice but there was not hardly any seating to eat food and have a drink and rest. Also Christmas music and the tree decorated would have been nice. Having said that we had a lovely day...More

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teresa492016
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Response from 1nv1ctaH0g | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I really don't know but they seem to be very helpful and aware of customers' needs so I would be surprised if they didnt cater for someone who is coeliac
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