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Historic Houses in Kent

Historic Houses in Kent, such as Chartwell and Smallhythe Place are listed below.

Historic Houses in Kent

Historic Houses in Kent, such as Chartwell and Smallhythe Place are listed below.

Chartwell

Mapleton Road, Westerham

Chartwell was the beloved family home of Sir Winston Churchill from 1922 until his death in 1965. In times of war and peace, whether in power or in the political wilderness, it never failed him. Churchill was particularly drawn to the estate's breath-taking views across the Weald of Kent - a... more

Smallhythe Place

Smallhythe, Tenterden

Smallhythe Place is a stunningly pretty cottage, with a barn theatre that was once owned by the Victorian actress, Ellen Terry. The spirit of Terry is evident all around at Smallhythe Place, and it makes a charming place to visit.... more

Walmer Castle & Gardens

Kingsdown Road, Walmer, Deal


Discover a Castle like no other Wander the halls of this beautiful Tudor castle thatonce guarded the coast of Kent. Frequent visitors to the fortress included William Pitt the Younger, the Duke of Wellington, WH Smith, Winston Churchill and the Queen Mother. Now an elegant... more

Ightham Mote

Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks

Hidden away in a secluded Kent valley is Ightham’s perfectly preserved medieval moated manor house. Dating back 700 years, previous owners have included medieval knights, a courtier to King Henry VIII, high society Victorians and an American businessman. The house comes full of stories and is... more

Knole

Sevenoaks


Explore the fascinating history of Knole House, Kent If ever there was an argument for the importance of the National Trust, Kent’s Knole House is it. This 15th century palace built for bygone archbishops before becoming the property of Henry VIII and then the influential... more

Dover Castle

Dover


Explore the gateway to the realm at Dover Castle An iconic structure that presides over the famous coastline and its white cliffs, Dover Castle has watched over the area since its keep was built in the 1180s and there has been a look out on the site for some 20 centuries. Inside... more

The Home of Charles Darwin, Down House

Luxted Road, Downe

With its unique place in the history of science and evolution, Down House, the family home of world-renowned scientist Charles Darwin, is a must-see. Stand in the study where Darwin wrote 'On the Origin of Species', stroll through the gardens that inspired him, and visit his and wife Emma's newly... more

Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle Foundation, Leeds Castle, Maidstone

Looming up from the glorious moat and surrounded by 500 lush green acres of land, Leeds Castle near Maidstone lays claim to being one of the most stunning castles in the world. The Castle, which was originally a Norman stronghold, has also been the property of six of England’s medieval queens and... more

Hever Castle & Gardens

Edenbridge


Discover the fascinating past of Hever Castle, childhood home of Anne Boleyn Hever Castle, a romantic 13th century moated castle, was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII´s second wife - inside there are prayer books signed and inscribed by Anne Boleyn. In 1903 the... more

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Towns in kent with historic house listings:  Sutton Valence | Chart Sutton | Hollingbourne | Lenham | Headcorn | Boughton Monchelsea | Maidstone | Biddenden | Aylesford | Bethersden