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Chavenage House

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Address: Chavenage, Tetbury GL8 8XP, England
Phone Number: 01666/502329
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Chavenage House is only open two days a week from 2pm until 5PM on Thursdays and Sundays as well as bank holidays. It is a short drive outside Tetbury in a nice quiet remote spot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Chavenage House is only open two days a week from 2pm until 5PM on Thursdays and Sundays as well as bank holidays. It is a short drive outside Tetbury in a nice quiet remote spot in a no fly zone due to it's proximity to Prince Charles' Highgrove. It is currently being used as a film location for the BBC's... More 

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

From the moment we entered the gates and parked the car, walking up through the free range chickens we knew we were in for a treat. Little to add to previous reviewers but simply to reiterate that you should not miss this gem. It is a wonderful chance to meet the delightful, charming and highly engaging and entertaining David Lowsley-Williams... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We have visited many historic houses over the years but this rates as one of the best. We joined a tour guided by one of the family. We saw a variety of rooms each with interesting features and a fascinating "story". The guided tour was just the best; informative, humorous and absorbing. So much so that we have already decided... More 

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yorkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We belong to Historic Houses Association and The National Trust so we visit many places each year. This definitely ranks as one of the most interesting. The house itself was very nice but it was the warm welcome from the family that really made it outstanding. Clearly they are very proud of their heritage and unlike some HHA houses they... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We had a tour today by David, the owner, such a lovely man who was very enthusiastic about sharing stories of his life. Thoroughly recommend this tour, so different to any we've done before.

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Balcombe, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Chavenage House and the highly amusing and informative tour. The family are very welcoming and couldn't be more friendly and helpful. A must visit house.

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Blaenavon, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We caught a 2pm tour on a Sunday by George the son of the owner. They are open to public only on Thursdays and Sundays during the summer 2 to 5pm. Other times and days need to be booked with them. George's stories about the house, his ancestors, and the filming that has taken place were fascinating. We were welcome... More 

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Melbourne, Florida, United States
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We were lucky to have David Lowsley Williams give us the tour of this beautiful home. Mr. Williams was informative and entertaining. His philosophy is come in make yourself at home. Unlike some of the other houses in the area, this home is to be enjoyed and experienced. It is not a museum, it is a home. When we walked... More 

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Midlands
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Visited with three friends for my birthday day out having heard about it from friends. I have to admit that Captain Ross Poldark was the original attraction but David (the owner) certainly has a charm about him that gives Ross a run for his money! We visited on a Sunday so I think it was busier than a Thursday trip... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We were guided around the house and the chapel by George, son of the owner David Lowesley-Williams. First , we all sat in the ballroom to hear his excellent introduction to Chavenage, and then he showed us some amazing rooms, including the "Cromwell Room", which has superb tapestry wall coverings. Each room triggered delightful stories concerning his own family and... More 

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