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Chavenage House

| Chavenage, Tetbury GL8 8XP, England
+44 1666 502329
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A 'must do' in the Cotswolds.

Many people will have watched the series of 'Poldark' on the television and recognised this... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jean D
Charlton, United Kingdom
Excellent tour of historic house

On our arrival made very welcome by Caroline and then by her mother. Great talk by Caroline... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Morecambe, 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 4 days ago

Many people will have watched the series of 'Poldark' on the television and recognised this wonderful family home which is a gem in the Cotswolds and soaked in history. The wonder of this beautiful house is that it is lived in by an amazing family...More

Thank Jean D
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our arrival made very welcome by Caroline and then by her mother. Great talk by Caroline introducing us to the house with some of the history. followed by a tour led by her 84 year old father. He brought the house to life with...More

Thank CactusJohnboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited with a small group and had a wonderful tour of the house with the owners. They had a real passion showing us their home and not only described the history but had lots of stories about all the films that had been made...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a weekend trip with Brent Thomas coaches. Chavenage House was a wonderful .As was Caroline the owner's daughter who was brilliant at telling us the history of the manor house. We also had an excellent cream tea.

Thank Gillian S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our small group of friends arrived for a few days stay in Tetbury in early October, and although closing officially to the public at the end of September, we were invited to join a larger group privately touring the house. What a brilliant day out!...More

Thank georgeclooney38
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was lucky to be a part of a large group visiting Chavenage House on a beautiful autumn day. This showed off the house, grounds and stunning views to their best advantage. But the weather had not the slightest influence on the wonderful welcome that...More

Thank FN L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had never heard of Chavenage House before today but what an amazing day. The actual house is a wonderful Elizabethan manor with fabulous grounds and views to die for. It is run by the family that live there and what a family! We were...More

Thank dinah g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really warm welcome and we were especially allowed to join a coach tour even though the house is officially closed. This Elizabethan Manor House, used to film many TV series including Poldark , is still a family home and virtually unscathed since Tudor times....More

Thank lindsay k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you enjoy history, historic houses,family values, being made to feel welcome and having fun,look no further than Chavenage house. I have never seen Poldark but that really didn't matter, The lovely Caroline lit the house up with her outstanding wit, warmth and ability to...More

Thank karengander
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This gorgeous cotswold stone e shaped house dates from the 1500s with some later editions and is a family home.Our tour was conducted by David and James,both family members,who enchanted us with their knowledge of the history of Chavenage,ghostly tales and funny stories connected with...More

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10 September 2017|
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Response from CarolineChav | Property representative |
Hi Amy, we are open next Sunday 2-5pm, no need to book ahead but I would try to get here just before 2pm. As you are bringing your Mother in her wheelchair park up at the front door rather than going on around to the Car... More
10 September 2017|
Response from CarolineChav | Property representative |
The tour takes about 1 + 3/4 hours. Some children love it and are glued to the commentary whether it is me or my brother George guiding. Actually I will not be guiding that afternoon as I'm going to an AGM. It is not an... More
5 September 2017|
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Response from CarolineChav | Property representative |
Hello Kazzy, we close at the end of September for our pre-advertised openings of Thursday and Sundays. Let me know when you are about and if we have a group booked in for a tour I could perhaps add you to that.