This property is free for HHA Friends
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Chiddingstone Castle

This property is free for HHA Friends
near Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7AD
01892 870347

The fantasy of two romantics, Henry Streatfield in the 1800s and Denys Eyre Bower in the 1950s. The stone castle, formerly a brick carolean house, is both gothic and picturesque. Designed by William Atkinson, the Henry Kendall and finally Bower who introduced a collection of Stuart memorabilia, Egyptian and Japanese artefacts.

Features: Miniature 35-acre 19th century park was devastated in 1987 gales, contains Georgian gothic buildings.

This property offers free access to HHA Friends and Members during normal opening hours - please check opening times.


4m from Edenbridge. Access from A21.

Visitor Opening Times

2017: Castle, Tea Room & Gift Shop: 2 Apr - 31 October: Sun, Mon, Tues, Weds & BHs only, 11am-5pm (last entry 4.15pm).

We are also open for special events, school and group visits at other times (see website for details).

Please telephone or check our website for any change to our opening times. Home of the amazing and eclectic collections of Denys Eyre Bower.

Please note that these opening times are correct to the best of the HHA’s knowledge, as advised by the property. Opening times may change and a property may very occasionally need to close at short notice. We therefore recommend you check with the property before your visit, by phone or on the property’s website, especially if your journey is likely to be a long one.

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Chiddingstone Castle
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New Place (6  miles)
The Garth (7  miles)