The Charterhouse has been living the nation’s history since 1348. Over that time it has served as a monastery, private mansion, boys school and an almshouse, which it remains to this day.

Christmas is coming - and we've got it covered. Get festive at our fabulous Christmas Fair, come and sing at our Christmas Carol Concert, and browse our online shop for distinctive gifts. Find out more here.

We are open again and developing a new event programme. Find out what's on at the Charterhouse - both online and here at the site - here

The almshouse

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Today, more than four hundred years since it was founded, our almshouse continues to offer a safe home and supportive community for older people in need… apply here

Great Chamber

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We are proud to present our newly refurbished Great Chamber now featuring the additional splendour of our portrait collection. … Look inside

Museum

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Our museum takes you back over 600 years, distilling the history of the Charterhouse and the lives of those who have lived there in a fascinating series of objects and images. … Find out more here

Venue Hire

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Stunning rooms and atmospheric spaces to make your private occasion or business event uniquely memorable… step inside

Support us

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Join our Friends scheme or leave a legacy to ensure our special almshouse and unique historic site can be maintained and preserved now and for future generations… become a Friend

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