Chilham Castle, Kent
10:30am arrival & coffee at Owletts
11am Tour of Owletts
12:15pm Drive to Chilham Square
1pm Arrive at Chilham & Lunch in the Square
2:30pm Tour of Chilham Castle, Gardens & Village
How to get there:
By Car – From London, take the M2 towards Gravesend. Merge onto E. Rochester Way/A2. Take the exit towards Gravesend (E). At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit. At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Henhurst Road. Henhurst Rd turns left and becomes Jeskyns Road. Continue onto The Street. Owletts will be on your left.
Satnav: DA12 3AP
By Rail – The nearest station is Sole Street (Southeastern Trains). From the station, Owletts is a 19 minutes’ walk (1 mile) away on Sole Street or a 2 minute drive via taxi. For more information on train times visit www.nationalrail.co.uk
By Car – From London, take the M25, M26, then M20 towards Ashford, leaving at Junction 10. At the roundabout take the 1st exit, signposted Canterbury (A28). At the roundabout take the 2nd exit, signposted Canterbury (A28). Continue along the A28 from 6.8 miles, and at the junction turn left onto the A252. Take the first left onto Soleshill Road and continue onto Chilham Square. You can park for free in the car park at the bottom of Taylors Hill, just off Chiham Square.
Satnav: CT4 8DB
By Rail – From London depart from either St Pancras, Charing Cross or Victoria to Ashford International. At Ashford International take the next train to Chilham (changing trains if necessary). Chilham Castle is a 15 minute walk from the station (map attached). For more information on train times visit www.nationalrail.co.uk
Alternatively, take a taxi from Ashford International (taxis can be found outside the main entrance) to Chilham Square.
By coach – National Express frequently run coaches from Victoria Coach Station to Ashford Park Street or Canterbury Bus Station. On arrival, Stagecoach Buses run to Chilham. Look out for the 1, 1x or 1a, and make sure that they are running to Chilham. Alight at Feleborough Close, turning right onto Soleshill Road which leads to Chilham Square.
For more information on coach and bus times contact: