Charts Edge dd

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Hosey Hill, Westerham,
Kent, TN16 1PL

01959 565541

51.2582,0.0776

info@chartsedgegardens.co.uk

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2018-01-08 01:23:35


Opening Days and Hours
Dates/days/times open:

Please check with garden owners or their website to confirm current dates open
15th Apr - 18th Sept; every Fri & Sun; 2pm - 5pm

Parties/Coaches: Yes
Group Appointment: Yes

Yes, if outside normal opening times

House Open for Viewing: No
National Garden Scheme days: Yes

15th May; 2pm - 5pm
12th June; 2pm - 5pm
17th July; 2pm - 5pm

Best Times of Year to Visit:
To see:
Admission Prices

Adult £4 Over 60s £3.50; Child free
Private tours: £5 per head which includes tea and biscuits and a tour by the Head Gardener.

Onsite Facilities
Parking: Yes
Shop: Yes
Teas: Yes
Dogs Allowed: No
Lavatories: Yes
Plants for Sale: Yes
Refreshment: Yes
On Lead only: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Lunches: Yes
Picnics: Yes
Special Events: No
Other Facilities & Comments:
Garden Features & Events

Rock gardens with over 150 varieties of plants. Sculpture trail. New rill garden and rainbow border. Featured on TV.

English Heritage/Visit Scotland Garden Grade:
National Collection:
Nearby Cambridgeshire Hotels, Facilities & Amenities


Hotels & Accommodation:

Kings Arms, Westerham

Restaurants:

Many in Westerham

Inns & Pubs:

Grasshopper, Westerham

Villages / Towns / Sightseeing:

Westerham
Chartwell
Squerryes Court
Quebec House
Emmetts
Hever Castle
Penshurst
Knowle
Chiddingstone Castle

Description of Garden

A 9-acre hillside garden which is still being restored. It has a large collection of rhododendrons, azaleas and magnolias with some fine specimen trees and, in its mixed borders, many rare plants. The majority of the plants are labelled. There is also a Victorian folly, a rock garden and water cascade, new rainbow borders and a rill to complete the picture. There are fine views from the garden over the North Downs.

History Of Garden

Originally Charts Edge was a Victorian House and garden in private ownership. In the 1970s it was sold to an equestrian family who neglected the garden, but it has been restored by the present owners since they bought it in 1989.

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