National Trust: Carlyle's House  

 
 
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24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, London SW3 5HL
 
 
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Mar to Oct: Wed to Fri 14:00 - 17:00. Mar to Nov: Sat & Sun 11:00 - 17:00
 
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National Trust: Carlyle's HouseA Queen Anne Town House occupied by historian and 'Sage of Chelsea' Thomas Carlyle and his wife Jane from 1834-1881. A man of letters, Thomas Carlyle was famed for writing 'The French Revolution', the frst volume of which was accidentally destroyed at his friend John Stuart Mill's house after Carlyle loaned him the copy to read. Once the hub of Victorian literary society, Dickens, Tennyson and Ruskin were regular visitors to this home in Cheyne Row, named after the owner of the site, Lord Cheyne. The original Victorian interior remains as do the contents: books, furniture, portraits and personal relics. The house also has a peaceful walled garden.

 

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Underground Stations

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South Kensington Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Sloane Square Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Imperial Wharf Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Whitelands House Pure Parking
 
11 minutes walk
 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Sydney House Chelsea
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  30% off
9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 10 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
The Sydney House Chelsea is a converted town house located in a Grade II listed building, just moments from the King's Road in London's fashionable Chelsea ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  38% off
35 Ixworth Place, SW3 | 11 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
A boutique hotel that is striking a balance between traditional and contemporary, myhotel Chelsea promises to offer its guests elegant pleasures, personal attention and contemporary style. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £159  22% off
33 Roland Gardens, SW7 | 12 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
Anouska Hempel has a signature minimalist interior design style and everything about Blakes in South Kensington has been designed to her exacting taste. From the black ... More
 
 
 
 
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National Army Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 8 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
More than 23 million pounds has been spent on re-development of the National Army Museum which reopens in 2017 to reveal a radical ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 17 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V & A as everyone calls it) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 18 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Chelsea
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
Art gallery Proud Chelsea brings top quality rock 'n' roll photography to the heart of King's Road. There are several strings to the Proud bow - ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Park Children's Zoo
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 9 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
Battersea Park Children's Zoo is home to a host of glorious creatures. There are farmyard animals, lemurs, otters and monkeys, as well as peacocks which roam ... More
 
 
 
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Pump House Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Battersea Park, SW11 | 9 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
Built in 1861, the Pump House Gallery was originally a Victorian water tower supplying water to the lakes and cascades in Battersea Park. Following renovation, the ... More
 
 
 
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Frock Me Vintage Fair
London > Events > Shopping  Dates: Sunday 11th June 2017 - 11am-5.30pm
National Trust: Carlyle's House, Kings Road, SW3 | 5 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
Community & Lifestyle, Jumble Sale....More
 
 
 
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Chickenshed Kensington and Chelsea
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 8 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
Chickenshed theatre company has been working to make theatre inclusive for over 30 years and in 2011 they launched a new theatre programme in Kensington and ... More
 
 
 
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606 Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
90 Lots Road, SW10 | 12 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
Lots Road may be associated with auctions and designer showrooms, but it is also home to the 606 Club. This club will appeal to people looking ... More
 
 
 
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Le QuecumBar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
42-44 Battersea High Street, SW11 | 14 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
Hot Club Gypsy Swing is a bizarrely niche musical genre for a wine bar in Battersea. Live acts vary depending on which night of the week ... More
 
 
 
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Manolo Blahnik
London > Shopping > Shoes
49-51 Old Church Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
The A-list shoe: immaculately fashionable, resolutely feminine, reassuringly expensive. Better than chocolate.... More
 
 
 
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Biondi
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
55B Old Church Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
A common problem when it comes to buying bikinis is that your top doesn’t necessarily equate to the size of your bottom – we’ve all been ... More
 
 
 
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Designers Guild
London > Shopping > House and Garden
267 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
With a pedigree dating right back to 1970, the Designers Guild is a Mecca for luxury home furnishings. This flagship store on the Kings Road is ... More
 
 
 
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Cheyne Walk Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
50 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from National Trust: Carlyle's House
Hugely popular local restaurant with a French accent, the Cheyne Walk Brasserie is a brasserie by name and by nature - evident in the all-day menu, ... More
 
 
 
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The Pig's Ear
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Old Church Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
The Pig's Ear off the Kings Road is a decent Chelsea gastropub, popular with the Sloane Ranger set with Prince William the best example of the ... More
 
 
 
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Made in Italy
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
249 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
Italian cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 5 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 19 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 28 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
66 Royal Hospital Garden, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
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Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
More than just a skincare shop, this branch of Lush on the Kings Road houses the Lush Spa. An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose ... More
 
 
 
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Go Ape - Battersea
London > Leisure > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 9 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
Release your inner gorilla at Go Ape and climb among the tallest tree tops in Battersea Park. This particular ... More
 
 
 
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The Pig's Ear
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Old Church Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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The Cadogan Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
298 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
The Cadogan Arms has been given a facelift by Tom and Ed Martin - the brothers behind The Botanist, The Gun, The Well, Hat & Tun ... More
 
 
 
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The Prince Albert
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
85, Albert Bridge Rd, Battersea, Battersea, London SW11 | 6 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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Beaver Lodge
London > Nightlife > Bars
266 Fulham Road, SW10 | 12 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
From the people who brought you Barts, Maggie's and Bunga Bunga, Beaver Lodge is a mountain cabin and dance ... More
 
 
 
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 14 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 8 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
With ten, widely different and uniquely versatile rooms, the National Army Museum can help you hold your event, your way. Plan your party in Victorian splendour, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 9 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who were ... More
 
 
 
 

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Lee Mead: Up Front And Centre!
Concerts | On 30th April 2017 

The Pheasantry 8 minutes walk from National Trust: Carlyle's House

The singer and actor showcases his extensive repertoire of songs from musical theatre, plus songs from his recent album, and ...More

Michelle John
Concerts | On 30th April 2017 

606 Club 12 minutes walk from National Trust: Carlyle's House

The singer and former Pop Idol vocal coach performs a set of groove based standards and originals and some tracks ...More

From Selfie To Self-Expression
From Selfie To Self-Expression
Exhibitions | Until 30th May 2017 

Saatchi Gallery 13 minutes walk from National Trust: Carlyle's House

Looking beyond Instagram, the Saatchi Gallery explores the history of the selfie this spring with its new exhibition. Presented in ...More

 
All About Piano! Festival
All About Piano! Festival
Concerts | Until 2nd May 2017 

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni 16 minutes walk from National Trust: Carlyle's House

Launched in 2013 following the restoration of the Institut français' grand piano, All About Piano enters its fifth year, starting ...More

 
Angela Brownridge
Concerts | On 30th April 2017 

Cadogan Hall 16 minutes walk from National Trust: Carlyle's House

The pianist gives a recital of works by Beethoven, Chopin and Debussy....More

Everything Between Us
Theatre | Until 16th May 2017 

Finborough Theatre 17 minutes walk from National Trust: Carlyle's House

Neil Bull directs David Ireland's dark, unflinching comedy surrounding estranged sisters Sandra and Teeni, and the path they must follow ...More

Sensational Butterflies
Sensational Butterflies
Kids Events | Until 17th September 2017 

Natural History Museum 18 minutes walk from National Trust: Carlyle's House

From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive at summer with the arrival of the tropical ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Natural History Museum 18 minutes walk from National Trust: Carlyle's House

Swarming mayflies, ethereal killer whales and curious foxes are among the creatures captured on camera at this year's Wildlife Photographer ...More

 
Robots
Robots
Kids Events | Until 3rd September 2017 

Science Museum 19 minutes walk from National Trust: Carlyle's House

Showcasing the evolution of modern robotics from a 1582 iron manikin to one of the first walking two-legged robots, the ...More

 

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