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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£4.75 (Adults), £2.40 (Children), £11.90 (Family)
 

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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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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £124  35% 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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33 Roland Gardens, SW7 | 12 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
100 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 14 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 8 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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London > Attractions > Museums
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Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 18 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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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
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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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London > Entertainment > Live Music
42-44 Battersea High Street, SW11 | 14 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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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
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
219 King's Road, SW3 | 3 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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London > Restaurants > Brasseries
50 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Old Church Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
249 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 5 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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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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London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 28 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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66 Royal Hospital Garden, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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298 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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85, Albert Bridge Rd, Battersea, Battersea, London SW11 | 6 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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266 Fulham Road, SW10 | 12 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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100 Draycott Avenue, SW3 | 13 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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National Army Museum
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Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 9 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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Science Museum 19 minutes walk from National Trust: Carlyle's House

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