Sir Winston Churchill's Chartwell

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Tour Number

Activity Level

155968


Categories

Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
At Chartwell there is a mobility bus to take those with walking difficulties from the car park to the house.
Within the house there is one two-storey staircase for which there is no lift alterative.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (conversational)

Chauffeured tour - easy to reach from London or as a Shore excursion from Dover


Chartwell is the country house that belonged to Sir Winston Churchill. It was here that he and his wife Clementine brought up their family in the beautiful Kent countryside.
Today the house is still much as it was when the family lived here - pictures, books and personal mementos evoking the career and wide-ranging interests of this influential family providing an insight into the private life of the great man.
The visit includes an exhibition about Churchill himself, his war years and how he relaxed at Chartwell plus his studio - the largest single collection of Churchill's paintings.
Surrounding the grounds are fabulous gardens designed by Sir Winston Churchill nestling in the larger Chartwell estate with superb views over the Weald of Kent.

Itinerary

You will be met at Dover Cruise Terminal (or in London) by Dawn and her chauffeur to be driven to Chartwell just 1. 5 hours away deep into the Kent countryside.
As the whole day is personalised to your wishes, we will spend as long as you like here and depending on your timeframe, there are other sites we can visit on the return journey to Dover and your cruise ship, or to London.
One suggestion is we travel back to Dover to explore Dover Castle where Churchill oversaw the commanding of Operation Dynamo from within the White Cliffs themselves.
If you are returning to London, other places to visit en route are Hever Castle, Ightham Mote or Eltham Palace amongst others.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Dover Cruise Terminal or your London hotel

End location: Dover Cruise Terminal or your London hotel

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

You will tour the English countryside to Chartwell in a licensed, fully insured chauffeured vehicle or executive style mini-coach, depending on the size of your party.

What’s Included

Other: The services of your private Blue Badge Tour Guide, Dawn for up to eight hours

The services of a chauffeur-driven vehicle for up to six hours (up to six passengers). Larger parties will require a different vehicle - price to be advised.

Local taxes and relevant insurance.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 GBP - per person will easily cover entrance fees and lunch in a country pub.
Entry price at the gate GBP13

What’s Extra

Other: Entrance fees,refreshments and souvenirs.

Entry price at the gate GBP13

A Recent Review of this tour

Dawn was great. She arrived on time. And, the tour was very informative and fun. Highly recommend Dawn. Wish we had used her for other tours.
Malinda Schmidt

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Private tour guide Dawn

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