Visit Chartwell, Kent

A picture of Chartwell house in the sunshine

Chartwell is a National Trust property located near Westerham and Edenbridge in Kent. Winston Churchill lived at Chartwell with his family for several years. The house that we see today is presumed to have been built between 1515 and 1546 although there are records of another house on the same site. The name Chartwell comes […]

Visit Standen, the Arts and Crafts masterpiece

Standen House

Standen is an important , large Arts and Crafts property, owned by the National Trust, located in East Grinstead, 20 minutes’ drive south-west from The Design Gallery. Standen began construction in 1891, designed by Philip Webb as a weekend house for The Beale family. Webb was also the architect of the medieval styled Red House […]