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  1. Battle, East Sussex




    Battle is a charming market town with a wonderful mix of shops, restaurants, galleries and visitor...

  2. Hay & Straw Barn, Chiddingstone

    Hay Barn & Straw Barn



    Single-storey barns converted in 2007 on a family-owned farm in stunning countryside. Courtyard...

  3. Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, New Romney, Kent

    Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway (RHDR)



    RH&DR operate the most complete collection of one third full size Steam Locomotives in the World....

  4. Seven Wonders of the Weald

    The Seven Wonders of the Weald



    The Seven Wonders of the Weald are a group of visitor attractions located in the beautiful High...

  5. Shoreham Aircraft Museum, Kent

    Shoreham Aircraft Museum Kent



    A collection of memorabilia relating to the aerial combats fought over South East England between...

  6. Chagall window at All Saints Church, Tudeley, Kent

    All Saints Church Tudeley


    Church / Chapel

    A delightful 13/14th century church, restored in the 18th century, noted for its stained glass...

  7. Finchcocks Musical Museum, near Goudhurst




    Come and enjoy music (you can play yourself, too) at the legendary Finchcocks, home to a hundred...

  8. Ashdown Forest Llama Park, Wych Cross, East Sussex

    Ashdown Forest Llama Park


    Animal Collection

    Enjoy a unique day out in the beautiful Ashdown Forest & come to the Ashdown Forest Llama Park...

  9. Curling in Kent and Sussex

    Fenton's Curling Rink


    Ice Rink

    The country's first and only public curling rink.

  10. Kent Life, near Maidstone, Kent

    Kent Life


    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Explore period homes, historic buildings and discover authentic herb and hop gardens – within 28...

  11. Bourne House Bed and Breakfast, Plaxtol, Kent

    Bourne House


    Bed & Breakfast

    A comfortable, modern detached house in the rural village of Plaxtol, Bourne House is ideally...

  12. Biddenden Vineyards, Biddenden, Kent

    Biddenden Vineyards



    Biddenden Vineyards is Kent's oldest commercial vineyard producing award winning wines, ciders and...

  13. Spa Valley Railway

    Spa Valley Railway



    Heritage steam and diesel trains run for 5½ miles through the picturesque Kent and Sussex Weald...

  14. The Revitalise Spa at the Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club, Wych Cross, East Sussex

    Revitalise Spa at the Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club


    Spa and Relaxation

    A frequent winner of Sussex Spa awards and other regional accolades, the Revitalise Spa offers...

  15. Sissinghurst Castle, Kent

    Sissinghurst Castle



    Famous, stunning gardens laid out by the novelist Vita Sackville-West and set in the grounds of the...

  16. Cycling at Bedgebury Forest, Goudhurst

    Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest


    Cycle Route

    Over 12km of single-track mountain biking, cycle hire, purchase and repair. Adapted cycles for hire...

  17. Beech Court Gardens

    Beech Court Gardens



    Enchanting semi informal garden. Meander around its paths and enjoy the vistas, rhododendrons,...

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Chapel Down Winery

Chapel Down Winery

The Chapel Down Winery is home to the largest producer of English wine. Our visitor facilities feature a large wine and food store selling local and...

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Chiddingstone Castle

Castle / Fort

Hill Hoath Road

Tel: 01892 870347

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Chiddingstone Castle, Kent

Where else, away from the hustle and crowds of London, could you hope to find such a tranquil and exciting treasure as Chiddingstone Castle?  A unique and unspoilt castle in Kent


Stunning Egyptian and Buddhist artefacts, magnificent Japanese armour, and beautiful Jacobean paintings are held in trust for the nation by this independent charity and are on display as part of the outstanding collections.


Set in 35 acres of grounds including a lake open to fishermen, a rose garden, and magnificent woodland, this beautiful castle in Kent is an ideal venue to host an event, enjoy a fairytale wedding or arrange a group visit with a difference.


One of the Seven Wonders of the Weald.


Opening Times

Open All Year
2013 Opening (Castle and Grounds) (29/03/2013 - 30/10/2013)
Bank Holiday11:0017:00

* Gardens and grounds open all year. Last entry to the Castle 16:15. Tea Room and Gift Shop also open to visitors without an admission ticket to the Castle.

What's Nearby

  1. The Festival Theatre at Hever Castle, Hever, Kent

    The Festival Theatre at Hever Castle

    The Summer Festival at Hever offers a rich variety of performing arts and entertainment catering...

    1.38 miles away
  2. Hever Castle and Gardens, Kent

    Hever Castle & Gardens

    A romantic 13th century moated castle, once Anne Boleyn's childhood home. Magnificently furnished...

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  3. Penshurst Place and Gardens, Kent

    Penshurst Place and Gardens

    Discover the beauty and tranquility of this historic family home and gardens. Medieval Baron's...

    2.54 miles away
  4. Eden Valley Museum

    The Eden Valley Museum

    Housed in a Grade II listed 14th century farmhouse, visitors can learn about the history of the...

    4.01 miles away
  1. Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill, Kent

    Emmetts Garden

    Charming Emmetts is an Edwardian estate that was owned by Frederic Lubbock, and was a plantsman's...

    4.88 miles away
  2. St Mary's Church, Speldhurst, Kent

    St Mary's Church Speldhurst

    A wonderful Victorian interior with fine stained glass windows by William Morris and Sir Edward...

    4.96 miles away
  3. Burrswood Gardens

    Burrswood Gardens

    220 acres of woodland and gardens to explore. Walks and teashop.

    4.96 miles away
  4. Chartwell, near Westerham, Kent - copyright Jon Primmer


    The Churchill family loved Chartwell. It was a home, and a place that truly inspired Sir Winston....

    4.97 miles away
  5. Groombridge Place Gardens

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  6. Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Sevenoaks, Kent

    Riverhill Himalayan Gardens

    Riverhill is both for keen gardeners and young explorers - a family garden, the whole family will...

    5.61 miles away
  7. Haysden Country Park

    Haysden Country Park

    Since 2006 Haysden Country Park has been a Green Flag Award winning park. The Park includes Barden...

    5.73 miles away
  8. Hammerwood Park, near East Grinstead, West Sussex

    Hammerwood Park

    A Greek Revival house built in 1792 to the designs of Benjamin Latrobe.

    5.94 miles away
  9. Charts Edge Gardens

    Charts Edge Gardens

    Ten acres of spectacular gardens, featuring many unusual plants. Amazing rainbow border; victorian...

    5.96 miles away
  10. Dryhill Local Nature Reserve

    Dryhill Local Nature Reserve

    A site of special scientific interest due to its exceptional rock structure and fossils. 22 acres...

    6.04 miles away
  11. Salomons Museum, Southborough, Kent

    Salomons Museum

    Once the home of three remarkable generations of the Salomons family, the Museum celebrates the...

    6.08 miles away
  12. Pooh Corner, Hartfield, East Sussex

    Pooh Corner

    'Pooh-phernalia' of all sorts - tea room and shop full of everything to do with Winnie the Pooh...

    6.19 miles away
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