An excellent day out for adults and older children who are interested in history. The house is well worth a visit and is steeped in history. Particularly liked the exhibition room. My wife liked the dining room, a delightfully light place and could see the various people sitting around it discussing important events. The terrace is probably worth a visit on its own especially the views over the Kent countryside. We visited on a sunny day and it did not take a great imagination to see Churchill relaxing in the gardens with his paints. Don't think that this is only a house. The gardens are beautiful and well laid out. It was spring (after a bad winter) so the plants were still a bit behind. Even then there were enough to see and some of the scents were delightful.
I would echo some of the previous reviews; there were not enough toilets and the restaurant is extremely overpriced. The toilets are clean but are all located at the main building, there are none out in the parklands which are some distance from the main building. Suggest you take a picnic but you need to have paid entry to the facility to be able to access the parkland.
However this place is not recommended for younger children as there is little to keep them amused. Nice grassland but not much else.
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