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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

Literary Festival Family Special Offer Day Pass

Literary Festival Family Special Offer Day Pass

Due to popular demand, the Chiddingstone Castle Literary Festival organisers have decided to extend the Family Special Offer Day Pass for the events being held on Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May.  The pass will be valid for all 5 main events on that day – Pericles Theatre... read more
Spring at Chiddingstone Castle

Spring at Chiddingstone Castle

Now that the Castle, Collections, Gardens, Tea Room and Gift Shop are open for the season, do pay us a visit!  Remember we are ONLY open on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11am to 5pm (last admission at 4.15pm) and we are CLOSED on Thursdays, Fridays... read more
Gift Vouchers at Chiddingstone Castle

Gift Vouchers at Chiddingstone Castle

Short of an idea for a birthday or anniversary present?  Or just fancy giving someone a treat?  What better gift than a personalised voucher to Chiddingstone Castle?  Gift vouchers are available for Admission to the Castle (£9 per person); Cream Tea in the Tea Room... read more
Chiddingstone Castle Literary Festival

Chiddingstone Castle Literary Festival

Now available - the exciting programme and online ticket sales for the inaugural Chiddingstone Castle Literary Festival - a first for this corner of West Kent!  There is something for everyone to enjoy over the first May Bank Holiday weekend - from learning the... 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.

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