Buckhurst Hill

Chartwell visit

Mid-March found a group of 39 visiting Chartwell, home of Winston Churchill.

The grounds were superb, very well kept. Luckily the day was dry so we could wander around the lakes and rose gardens. Unfortunately, because it was early in the year there was very little in bloom. However, it was easy to imagine that in the Spring and Summer months it would be stunning. 

The House itself was very interesting, rooms retaining their interest as in Churchill's day in the 1930s. His paintings were fascinating - and so many of them. In each room, there was a very knowledgeable guide keen to answer any questions. A much better arrangement than having a guided tour, as we were able to go at our own pace. 

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