Chilham Castle

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Chilham Castle
4.5
Castles • Gardens
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Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Chilham Castle Gardens is a picturesque, 25 acre, well maintained private garden situated on the Stour valley in the heart of rural Kent. 7 miles west of Canterbury and 9 miles north of ashford, Chilham Castle Gardens are easily accessible by both rail and road. With a mix of flower borders, kitchen garden, lawns, meadows and lake its the ideal place to visit for the views, to relax and to enjoy a picnic. Dogs are welcome on a lead.
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holaengland
Ashford, UK98 contributions
May 2021 • Friends
This is a beautiful place to come, we bought a picnic with us and then enjoyed walking the gardens and grounds with the dogs, so quiet, definitely recommend and i would come back to enjoy this beautiful castle and gardens again
Written 27 May 2021
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Hayley T
Chilham, UK42 contributions
Jun. 2020 • Family
Beautiful for a walk in the grounds, a picnic, an experience of true Kentish beauty.
Open from June-September on tuesdays and thursdays at the time. Beautiful. VISIT!
Written 9 March 2021
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Ged M
Swindon, UK68 contributions
Sep. 2020
Fabulous gardens, only a fiver to get in. Beautifully maintained and magnificently laid out. Only open on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Written 2 October 2020
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Maureen J
Sudbury, UK101 contributions
Sep. 2020
Loved it !!
Very pretty gardens ,lovely views ,lots of walking.
No tearoom or anything but tea room just outside the gates & couple of nice pubs.
Written 25 September 2020
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Fiona M
Ashford, UK6 contributions
Sep. 2020
Fantastic views and beautiful gardens.
A lovely afternoon out where you can take a picnic and relax.
Very dog friendly too!
Written 23 September 2020
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Mark R
Aldwick, UK111 contributions
Jul. 2020
Though not able to visit the actual castle the grounds were stunning. Fantastic views and complete tranquility. Look forward to going back.
Written 25 July 2020
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jennycutts1
Seasalter, UK23 contributions
Jul. 2020
First visit and absolutely blown away. Terraced borders, lake , kitchen garden, vinery a perfect spot for a picnic
Written 21 July 2020
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Mr and Mrs B.
16 contributions
Aug. 2019
We absolutely loved the gardens and grounds, which were generous sized. It was calm and peaceful and an absolute delight in the sunshine. There were lovely walks, but also plenty of benches- it's the kind of place you can just sit and admire the views or daydream. There is no access to the house and the opening times are limited (Tuesdays and Thursdays?) and possibly seasonal- it would be necessary to check beforehand. The village in which it is situated is so old and pretty, with a beautiful church, a characterful pub (super landlady), a small shop selling a variety of touristy goods and a tearooms (which we didn't visit).
Written 2 September 2019
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Old007
Canterbury, UK190 contributions
Aug. 2019
Spent just over an hour sautering around the grounds of this lovely house. The views are every bit as interesting as the place itself and we tarried a while just peering out over Kent downland. Don't expect to be bowled over, there are no real show stopping gardens it's just all very nice. There were some families picnicing, which seemed a good idea.All very low key. After an hour imagining what it would be like to own all of this we sauntered into the beautiful Chilham market square for a good pub lunch.
Written 29 August 2019
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martin m
Greater Melbourne, Australia97 contributions
Jul. 2019
Spent a wonderful day wondering around the Gardens and the estate, really worththetime spent, oneofthose dedern gems thats a must see.
Written 28 August 2019
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