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Chiddingstone Castle is an impressive Historic House filled with exotic treasures in an idyllic country setting - home of the late antiquarian Denys Bower and formerly the Streatfeild family since the 17th Century - now a visitor attraction and an award-winning wedding venue.

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Weddings & Venue Hire

Chiddingstone Castle is the perfect setting for an exclusive wedding or private party.

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The Collections

Chiddingstone Castle was the home of Denys Eyre Bower between 1955 and 1977. Denys was a gifted collector who devoted his life to collecting art and antiques, many of which are on display.

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Chiddingstone Castle News

Thank you to the Seven Wonders of the Weald!

Thank you to the Seven Wonders of the Weald!

A huge thank you from all at the Castle for those who came to support our Charity Quiz Night in the Great Hall on Sunday, 27th June.  A fun time was had by all - and the winning team just happened to feature three of the Castle’s Trustees!  Thanks to some lovely... read more
Denys Bower’s 110th Birthday!

Denys Bower’s 110th Birthday!

Did you know that virtually everything you will see at Chiddingstone Castle - every artefact, every painting, every rug, every book, every musical instrument - was collected by one fascinating, eccentric Englishman?  The Castle holds and exhibits the remarkable... read more
Japanese Day – Sunday, 14th June 2015

Japanese Day – Sunday, 14th June 2015

Join us for our annual celebration of Japanese Culture at Chiddingstone Castle.  This year we shall be having talks in the Great Hall by Robert Ketchell, former Chairman of the Japanese Garden Society; displays of Kendo, Japanese fencing; talks and displays of Bonsai... read more
Recognition for our Japanese Collection

Recognition for our Japanese Collection

Chiddingstone Castle’s Japanese Collection continues to receive wide recognition from all our visitors.  The Collection consists of Samurai armour and swords; Haniwa clay figures; intricate articulated creatures made from iron; and a remarkable collection of... read more

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Chiddingstone Castle - An Englishman’s home…

Chiddingstone Castle is an impressive Historic House filled with exotic treasures in an idyllic country setting – home of the late antiquarian Denys Bower and formerly the Streatfeild family since the 17th Century – now a visitor attraction and an award-winning wedding venue.

The Collections

Chiddingstone Castle Collections

The Castle was the home of Denys Eyre Bower between 1955 and 1977. He devoted his life to collecting the art and antiques on display.

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Venue Hire

Chiddingstone Castle Collections

For weddings and functions we close the grounds allowing us to offer exclusive use of our venue throughout the day.

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What’s On & Visit Us

Chiddingstone Castle Collections

Chiddingstone Castle is open to the public during the season and, we also have a series of great public events throughout the year.

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Fishing at Chiddingstone Castle

One of the many unspoilt features of the castle is our lake. Covering approximately 3.5 acres, the lake is naturally stocked with original wild Carp, Bream and Perch. If you would like to buy a day permit or find out more click below.

Fishing Information & Permits

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Thank you to Chiddingstone Castle for a fantastic day enjoyed by the MX-5 Owners Club South East

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