National Trust at Half Term

Are you brave enough to attempt our Petrifying Pumpkin trail at Chartwell? Or the Terrifying Tree Trail at Emmetts Garden? Discover how James Wolfe lived in the 1730s at Quebec House. Why not have a half term at home, visiting the National Trust activities around Westerham? For more detail


Are you brave enough to attempt our Petrifying Pumpkin trail? Look out for different pumpkins dotted around the garden, which one is the scariest? Draw your own pumpkin display and find out about the pumpkins that are grown here at Chartwell. Sat 21 Oct to Sun 29 Oct, 10am – 4pm. £1 per trail. Read more

Emmetts Garden

This Hallowe’en, Emmetts is haunted by terrifying trees. Some are deadly, some are smelly, and some are even slithery. Do you dare brave our Terrifying Tree trail? Creep around the garden and draw your own petrifying postcard. Sat 21 Oct to Sun 29 Oct, 10am-4pm. £1 per trail. Read more

Quebec House

This intimate 18th-century family home, with its pretty garden, was the boyhood home of General James Wolfe. Visitors can also explore how James’ family lived in the 1730’s, in the Drawing Room you can have a go a quill pen writing and card games. In the bedroom we have Georgian style clothes for the all the family to try on.

Open Wednesday through to Sunday, 12 & 12.30pm for guided tours of the house, from 1pm free flow until 5pm. Read more


Toys Hill

Founder of the National Trust in 1895, Octavia Hill (1838–1912) was a social reformer, philanthropist, artist and writer. Celebrate her life on a walk to Crockham Hill village and the church where she was buried, up to Mariners Hill and on past Chartwell, former home of Winston Churchill. Read more