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8–9 June 2019

8–9 June 2019

Carlyle's House

Carlyle's House
(Photo: Colin Wing)
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–16:00

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

24 Cheyne Row, through house.
Nearest postcode: SW3 5HL

Buses

11, 19, 22, 49, 170

Stations

Sloane Square, South Kensington

Cycle hire station

Phene Street (Map)

Toilets

Toilet on site

Access

Too narrow for wheelchairs

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

The Chelsea home of influential social commentator and historian, Thomas Carlyle, and his wife Jane, is now owned by the National Trust. It opened as a literary museum in 1895, having been built in 1708 when Chelsea was still a riverside village. The rectangular garden is enclosed by high brick walls and laid out with low box hedging, fruit trees, grapevines, herbs, roses and cottage garden plants. There is also a vegetable patch and a small grassed area and the original earth closet building is still used today! 

Gardeners: Linda Chinnery & Linda Skippings
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–16:00

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

24 Cheyne Row, through house.
Nearest postcode: SW3 5HL

Buses

11, 19, 22, 49, 170

Stations

Sloane Square, South Kensington

Cycle hire station

Phene Street (Map)

Toilets

Toilet on site

Access

Too narrow for wheelchairs

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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