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Address: Off B3107, Melksham SN12 8NJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1225 782239
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Fascinating building

This house is really interesting with a lot of history to it. The gardens are lovely when the weather is nice and there are some unusual features which children love. It´s well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2015
Shaun D
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Melksham, United Kingdom
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Melksham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

This house is really interesting with a lot of history to it. The gardens are lovely when the weather is nice and there are some unusual features which children love. It´s well worth a visit.

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Thank Shaun D
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We were very dissapointed. Arrived knowing that it was a guided tour at limited times so got the for 11.20, thought we'd have a coffee. Mmm make your own in paper cups, packet of three biscuits in a box!! Waited for our tour only to be met with a spiral stone staircase with no handrail, that was our tour over....... More 

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Thank Jacqueline G
Swindon, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

This manor house dates from the 15th century and has done well to retain the appearance it has today. You can only visit the manor house on timed guided tours (which last about 40 to 45 minutes).The family still live in the manor and regularly use the part open to visitors so there is strictly no photography indoors. A shame... More 

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Thank FandD2014
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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242 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We had never been to Great Chalfield Manor, unlike some NT properties that we have visited many times. What a discovery and well worth negotiating the narrow lanes to find. We didn't go into the house, as there are timed tours and the timings didn't fit with our schedule, but we can come back again to see the manor. Instead... More 

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Thank kittyginger
Southport, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

The place is very interesting if not all that large. Entrance into the house is timed and the array of articles in the house is worth looking at. The whole experience however is probably only an hour unless you go for a walk. The facilities include toilets and free parking but the wheelchair access into the house is only for... More 

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Thank Harry S
Egham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

A very intresting house to look around which belongs to the national trust. The two guides we had were overflowing with information for us. An amazing house that still has residents in. The house has had a lot of restoration over the years but has been kept as close as possible to it original Stature, The gardens are well worth... More 

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Thank 411sally
Cotswolds
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83 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

A beautiful looking manor and out buildings, like stepping back in time. Parking is free on the grass verges outside and entry to the manor is by guided tours and timed tickets. You can visit the tea room or explore the gardens and small church while waiting for your tour. The house was beautiful and the guide was very informative.... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

A very interesting and stunning building in a beautiful setting. We visited here in July and found it captivating. The guided tour is well worth a go, as you learn so much about the history of the place. The gardens are glorious and the surrounding scenery is really lovely.

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Thank Debbie W
UK
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118 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Arrived in afternoon, had to wait over an hour for last time slot for house tour which had over 100 people so had to split into 2 groups. Interesting house, where family still live, good history from tour guide. Great gardens. Friendly staff in tea room, food festival on whilst there so able to buy some local produce too. Would... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Very quaint national trust property (£7 entry) where they trust you to leave cash in the box (£1.50) for your choice of tea and biscuits - you help yourself from the barn. Plants for sale. Lovely gardens with large pond. Church right next to the house is free as it is not owned by the NT. interesting tours of house... More 

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