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Chavenage House

| Chavenage, Tetbury GL8 8XP, England
+44 1666 502329
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Afternoon Visit

as part of a New year package holiday. We were welcomed and taken round by members of the family... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
S1228WQdavidm
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London, United Kingdom
Amazing and Memorable Tour

What a great tour! Lots of stories about the house and a little about the filming of Poldark too on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
babyaimeesmom
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San Antonio, Texas
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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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“guided tour” (34 reviews)
“historic house” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Chavenage, Tetbury GL8 8XP, England
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+44 1666 502329
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Reviewed 1 week ago

as part of a New year package holiday. We were welcomed and taken round by members of the family that still lived there. The was proceeded by a very interesting and amusing introduction by Caroline and was followed by tea or coffee and biscuits in...More

Thank S1228WQdavidm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great tour! Lots of stories about the house and a little about the filming of Poldark too on our tour with Caroline. Beautiful house and grounds.

1  Thank babyaimeesmom
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We went to see Chavenage house, but unfortunately there was a film company all set up to do filming for the "Poldark"series, so we could not actually get to see the house,What we can say is the surrounding area is very beautiful, and its only...More

1  Thank AROMANLOZ
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely visit to this property with a group of friends. Enjoyed a lovely lunch and tour provided by members of the family. An interesting property with lots of interesting anecdotes both personal and historical. All in all a very highly recommended visit

1  Thank oakwoodlott
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

A visit to Chavenage House is a must. There is so much history to the house and the Lowsley-Williams family are extremely welcoming. Our party were treated to an amazing 2 course lunch and shown around by Caroline who was so much fun and knowledgeable....More

Thank Debs627
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I had pre-booked this trip. All the correspondence via email beforehand was very efficient. We arrived to a warm welcome. The family give the tours and are very knowledgeable. David Lowsley-Williams gave us a wonderful tour-such wonderful stories. The house and grounds are very beautiful...More

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Brilliant place to visit. Amazing old house, guided trips by the owner and his son and daughter. We were guided round by Caroline- the most knowledgeable and entertaining guide I’ve ever had.

Thank John C
Reviewed 15 October 2017

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 12 October 2017

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 11 October 2017

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
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sweetlittle0ne
11 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
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72Lydia
10 September 2017|
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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
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Kazzy6
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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