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Between Canterbury and Ashford, where the A252 joins the A28.

Enjoy Chilham!

Enjoy :-

Our beautifully preserved Medieval Square on the Pilgrim’s Way

Our magnificent castle set in landscaped gardens and parkland

Our impressive Norman church and 4000 year old Juliberrie Barrow

Our exquisite old English village setting - Featuring in film and TV productions

Jane Austen’s ‘Emma’

Agatha Christie’s ‘Miss Marple’ and ‘Poirot’

‘A Canterbury Tale’ and ‘Top Gear’

Visit us for the day and savour the delights of our historic inns and tea rooms.

Stay the night at one of our comfortable hostelries and spend some time exploring our byways and listed walks including the North Downs Way and Mr. D’Arcy’s Walk to Godmersham Park!


Guided Tours of the village and castle grounds are available – Please call 01227 732414 for further information.
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Visiting Chilham?

For more information on visiting Chilham and its surroundings, please -

Download the Chilham Brochure (Front | Back)
Téléchargez le feuillet de Chilham en Français

Whats on in Chilham?

For a comprehensive list of village events for both visitors & residents please visit the Parish Website.

Visit the Parish Council Website Events Page

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Film Film location for Miss Marple, Poirot and Jane Austen’s Emma

Information on the history of Chilham can be found in the ‘Guide to Chilham’ available from the Church, Post Offi ce and elsewhere locally. For further historical information visit
Kent Downs Hidden Britain, Sout East Kent Downs Leader