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Chavenage House

| Chavenage, Tetbury GL8 8XP, England
+44 1666 502329
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Delightful, informative and highly recommended

We went as a group of 48 National Trust members and I couldn't fault anything from the first time... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Highly recommend a visit to Chavenage House

We really enjoyed our guided tour of Chavenage House. So much to see and hear about. Amazing... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Reading, England, United Kingdom
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CHAVENAGE HOUSE is a privately owned Elizabethan Manor House open to the public. It has been used as a TV location for many productions and is at present playing Trenwith in the popular Poldark. There is so much more to see and enjoy. Guided tours by members of the family.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Chavenage, Tetbury GL8 8XP, England
+44 1666 502329
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Reviewed yesterday

We went as a group of 48 National Trust members and I couldn't fault anything from the first time we visited last year to do a recce, to the actual visit yesterday. It was a very hot day but we were welcomed with open arms,...More

Thank HoneyD337
Reviewed 4 days ago

We really enjoyed our guided tour of Chavenage House. So much to see and hear about. Amazing tapestries and a beautiful house. Highly recommend a visit here but check when they are open to avoid disappointment.

Thank bumblebeeG
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went as a group and had a guided tour of the house with the family who were full of historical ancedotes. Superb tapestries in the Cromwell room . A house that is lived in as well as being of great historical interest. An added...More

Thank lgmsomerset
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had an amazing house tour given by Caroline who is actually part of the family that still lives on site! Tour lasted 2 hours and was incredibly atmospheric and took in the filming of Poldark and lots of other notable films and the actual bedroom...More

Thank Graham W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic afternoon at Chavenage House. Caroline made the whole experience so entertaining and enjoyable, she was so welcoming and also very informative and we were allowed to stroll around the grounds after the tour. At last we have found a beautiful place...More

Thank _saxon_greenway
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location. Fans of Poldark will love this, people unfamiliar with Poldark will want to start watching it. A truly memorable part of our vacation, also thanks to our lovely tour guide.

Thank Melissa V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely guided tour and fascinating stories we enjoyed at this beautiful "Mansion" . Wonderful people ,thanks for the delicious lunch and perhaps till we meet again . .

Thank annemariemichiels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here to get a quick Poldark fix and came away with more ... the tour we had was conducted by a family member... the brother of the current mistress of the house. It gave it much more of a personal flavour and reminded...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful couple of hours spent here. The owners show you round in a group, and our host was the son. Funny, witty and totally charming! Having only heard of this house because of Poldark, we were amazed at its history spanning back to...More

Thank suzikew2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just as the shapes, colors and patterns change in a kaleidoscope, so George of Chavenage House provided fascinating stories of the various people and events that have occurred during Chavenage’s existence. His skillfully varied anecdotes juxtaposing events associated with a room, sometimes separated by hundreds...More

Thank Dzrtman
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Lee a
Hi Chavenage We are looking forward to visiting you and having reviewed your Facebook and web pages. I can't find any detail on whether there is a place to get afternoon tea or drink after the tour. Are you able to confirm the facilities. Thanks Lee
June 11, 2017|
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Response from CarolineChav | Property representative |
There is no tea shop / cafe at Chavenage, however we do often put on teas for visitors, especially for pre-booked groups. If you let me know when you are planing to come I will let you know whether there will be teas on... More
are you open on the 1st of march
February 19, 2017|
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Response from CarolineChav | Property representative |
I am afraid we do not open until Easter Sun and Mon, then from May through september we are open on Thursday and sunday afternoons 2 - 5pm. Last admission 4pm. We very much look forward to welcoming you to our family... More
hi are you open on the 1st of march and how much is the entrance price thankyou
February 19, 2017|
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Response from CarolineChav | Property representative |
I am sorry we do not open to the General Public until May, except for Easter Sunday and Monday. I confirm that our 2017 opening times for the General Public are Thursday and Sundays, Bank Holiday Mondays plus Easter Sunday... More