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A different kind of National Trust experience

I think people writing poor reviews about Chastleton House should have researched in advance what... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PhiltheRover
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Crewe, United Kingdom
Fascinating out-of-the-ordinary place to visit!

This is not your normal National Trust house and garden - and that is exactly what makes it an... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
pasowine
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Paso Robles, California
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Completed in 1612, this is one of the finest and most complete Jacobean houses in England, with scenic gardens and a topiary that are truly Jacobean and Elizabethan in style.
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Chastleton, Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 0SU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think people writing poor reviews about Chastleton House should have researched in advance what they were going to. It isn't difficult to find out that there is no cafe on site, nor that the car park is some distance from the House and up...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2018

This is not your normal National Trust house and garden - and that is exactly what makes it an amazing place to visit! They have chosen to leave the house in the exact condition in which it was last lived in during the 1900's. That...More

1  Thank pasowine
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

For us this was a complete waste of time. Collection of rooms with no real interest or atmosphere. The car park was really small and a walk from the house, there were plenty of staff trying to be helpful but this really didn’t help.

1  Thank Maxbrit
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Visited midweek, quite busy, 10 min walk from carpark, no cafe on site but the church next door offers drinks and cakes when the house is open (we did not try these). The house has not been restored, just preserved and we found it all...More

Thank j w
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

As usual with the National Trust, the volunteers brought this interesting property to life with their friendly welcome and informative updates. We arrived at 3.30 on a Sunday so had a whistle-stop tour of the house and gardens in 1 and a half hours. It’s...More

1  Thank minbob12
Reviewed 26 October 2018

An unusual property for National Trust, but effective. The gardens are not large but worth a walk around, some topiary is quite fun. The house does not have a coffee shop but does have toilets near reception. However a new reception area is being built...More

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Visistec this place today and it was magical. A perfectly preserved snapshot of Jacobean country life. A real gem and as real an experience of history you will ever encounter. So unexpected and a must for anyone visiting the Cotswolds.

Thank Middletonmagic
Reviewed 19 October 2018

A 5 minute walk from the NT car park, we arrived in the stable yard & front courtyard of Chastleton House. An unaltered Jacobean house, built by the only rich Jones in the long line of Jones, They always seemed to be on the losing...More

Thank dianaDy217
Reviewed 18 October 2018

This National Trust property has been preserved 'as it was' due to historical poverty. The house is, as it was, including some areas which reflect its historical state. Thus it has a sense of being genuine and lived in, lacking in many National Trust properties....More

Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely house and buildings with lots of history. Garden being actively restored and we joined a garden tour that took us through the work to date on the topiary and the plans to restore the garden beds next year. Delightful and where the rules of...More

Thank Springhil
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SheffieldLil
22 July 2018|
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Response from Howlo | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not the owner, wish I was, but NT got in before me. Joking aside I didn't see any dogs on my visit, but having looked on their page, it says dogs on leads are allowed in surrounding fields. Hope this helps
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466melvyn
14 May 2018|
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Response from Valerie T | Reviewed this property |
Good morning. Only assistance dogs are allowed in the gardens and house. Dogs are welcome on leads in the parkland and car park area.
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jupiterjack
7 March 2018|
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Response from Valerie T | Reviewed this property |
The house is closed Monday and Tuesday and is open from 1 - 5 Wednesday to Sunday. The schools will not have broken up for summer holidays until July. If you can avoid the weekend you should not have any trouble with queues... More
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