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Chavenage House

| Chavenage, Tetbury GL8 8XP, England
+44 1666 502329
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Worth every penny

What a wonderful visit! My friend, who is an avid ‘Poldark’ fan, was keen to go, so I went along... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Winkleigh, United Kingdom
Brilliant and a lot of help given to disabled guests if needed

I really enjoyed my visit to this beautiful home. The family are so welcoming, helpful and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Birmingham, 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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  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“family home” (22 reviews)
“guided tour” (29 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Chavenage, Tetbury GL8 8XP, England
+44 1666 502329
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a wonderful visit! My friend, who is an avid ‘Poldark’ fan, was keen to go, so I went along. Despite never seeing an episode of Poldark myself I thoroughly enjoyed it. This beautiful Elizabethan house & gardens are steeped in history and the tours...More

Thank Just_like_travelling
Reviewed 5 days ago

I really enjoyed my visit to this beautiful home. The family are so welcoming, helpful and friendly; they really make you feel right at home. I am disabled and this can be a huge problem for me when visiting historical buildings but I found that...More

Thank johnsonjill2003
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my family visited yesterday and absolutely loved it ❤️ The house is owned by a the lowsley family and our tour was with Caroline who is a lovely lady and a brilliant tour guide. As soon as you pull through the gates if...More

Thank sweetlittle0ne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have wanted to visit here for a long time after seeing the home on Poldark as Trenwith. I absolutely love Tudor and Elizabethan architecture which is another reason I wanted to visit here. Because it is a family home, opening times are limited. A...More

Thank USExpat1nUK
Reviewed 1 week ago

When asked about wheelchair access for an electric wheelchair, this was the response - I am concerned that we might have quite a lot of folk as it is the last Sunday and to be totally honest I think you might find it quite difficult...More

3  Thank LordAllen
Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting old house made extremely more interesting because of the tour we did which was personally led by Caroline, the daughter of the house. Although only 4 or 5 rooms to see, this house came alive when Caroline recounted tales of her family history...More

1  Thank Carrie439
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called in to Chavenage House last minute and joined the 2hr tour. Caroline taking the tour made this memorable and engaging, her unique style of quick wit and delivery was hilarious. You felt fully emersed and transported back to times gone by. Caroline's tales...More

2  Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 1 week ago

After seeing a documentary on the house and family and also having the Poldark connection I made a visit to Chavenage House. I was made to feel very welcome as soon as I stepped through the door. It is a very much a family home...More

1  Thank TriciaAEvans
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant tour of this 400 year old Cotswold Manor House. Its fascinating history completely brought to life by 3 members of the family. All had different stories to tell and filled your imagination as to the house's past. Well worth a visit!

1  Thank Kaye O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Without doubt the best guided tour of a stately home, or other attraction, my wife and I have attended. Our guide, Caroline, was informative, eloquent, and extremely humorous in her delivery and made the two and a half hours pass in a few minutes. The...More

1  Thank Richard T
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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.

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