Chiddingstone Castle is a country house home to fascinating collections of ancient Japanese, Buddhist, Egyptian, Jacobean and Stuart artifacts and antiques. The castle has 35 acres of grounds complete with a lake, woodland, courtyard rose garden and award winning orangery. In 2009 the castle announced plans to transform the grounds into the UK's largest Japanese Stroll Garden since Victorian Times.
Tearoom and gift shop
Museum, Historic house or home, Castle or defences, Garden, parklands or rural site
Begining of April to the End of September
Sun-Wed 11am-5pm and some Thursday's for special occasions
Last entry 4:15pm
Children 5-13 £4 (under 5 free)
Families (2 adults + 2 children) £19.50
Groups £6pp (min 15 people)
Family Season Pass (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children) £48.50
Grounds and Tearoom Only
From 2010 a parking charge of £2.50 per car will apply. For visitors arriving by car, access to the grounds only is included in the parking fee.
* Please note that on Activity Days, a charge of £2 will apply for 2-4 year olds to cover the cost of materials and entertainment.
Archaeology, Archives, Weapons and War, Decorative and Applied Art, World Cultures, Fine Art, Coins and Medals, Personalities