National Trust: Carlyle's House  

 
 
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24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, London SW3 5HL
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
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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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
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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9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 10 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from National Trust: Carlyle's House
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