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United Kingdom - Kent - Westerham

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Chartwell

The garden planned by Sir Winston and Lady Churchill, with terraced lawns, rose gardens, ponds, lakes, orchards and flower borders, in a pleasant country-house garden style, enjoying fine views over the Weald of Kent. The ornamental design and planting reflect the taste of Lady Churchill, especially the walled rose garden. Lovely water garden with white foxgloves. Water circulates through a series of ponds, cascades and a swimming pool before reaching the lakes. In 1958 a golden rose walk was created by their children to commemorate the Churchills' golden wedding. Productive kitchen garden has recently been lovingly restored.

Main Address:
Mapleton Road
Kent TN16 1PS. United Kingdom

Telephone: 07786661602
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Mike Calnan
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Alison Crook - Plant Collections Curator

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Other
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 51.24434345
    Longitude: 0.083143115
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

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