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Chavenage House

| Chavenage, Tetbury GL8 8XP, England
+44 1666 502329
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Great Sunday afternoon

Went "on-spec" one Sunday recently to help my Mum scratch her Poldark itch, so to speak. Having... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Andrew S
Tetbury, United Kingdom
Best House tour you'll ever take

The place is rich in history and has an impressive pedigree as a film location . That alone makes... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Phil C
Swindon, 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

Went "on-spec" one Sunday recently to help my Mum scratch her Poldark itch, so to speak. Having wandered around at first and loosing both parents (briefly) my Dad was found chatting to the owner and they would have continued to do so for hours had...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The place is rich in history and has an impressive pedigree as a film location . That alone makes it well worth a visit. It's the guides that show you around and bring the house to life that make this a destination not to be...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Chavenage House is a wonderful Elizabethan house which is still being lived in by the family. Our guide was son of the family George. He was very informative and funny. Brilliant anecdotes of historical facts. Many historical items are also on display as well as...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was our second visit to Chavenage House only this time my wife had won tickets in a competition. It can be a little difficult to find as the satnav calls up an unnamed road. Nevertheless the post code GL8 8XP gets you near and...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Today we visited Chavenage House which is in the BBC drama Poldark. What a wonderful manor house with so much history. The visit was made by Caroline Lowsley-Williams the daughter of the current owners.who conducted the tour of her home. She told us the history...More

Thank gardner2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chavenage House was quite an amazing experience. It was so interesting hearing all the stories been told to us about the history of the house by one of the family members who was also very funny. Great afternoon.

Thank Theresa F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Chavenage House on the last day of our holiday and it was the highlight of the trip! The introduction by Caroline, daughter of the house, was both interesting and amusing; she regaled us with many anecdotes, including some about Poldark (which is partly...More

Thank Lizzie165
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

GO! Need we say more... Well of course we will. This is one of England's little gems and to visit is an absolute must. The family are superb and work very hard to make one welcome and valued. George 'the son of the house' was...More

Thank Travelcritic30
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Chevenage today - what an enjoyable and fascinating visit. We live in the county and have visited many a notable property within and without the county but this was a cracker. We felt we had been invited into a very special home where our...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited today with my husband, I am avid fan of poldark so was really looking forward to visiting the house, I wasn't disappointed. Our tour was run by David the son of the owner, who filled our tour with such interesting details and humour of...More

Thank Christine B
CarolineChav, Owner at Chavenage House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the lovely review - you guide was, as you now know, my brother George Lowsley-Williams. We were all so pleased you enjoyed your afternoon here at Chavenage

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16 August 2017|
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Response from CarolineChav | Property representative |
There are public loos inside the house. There is a little step up to them.
10 August 2017|
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Response from CarolineChav | Property representative |
We should welcome the opportunity of showing you or should I say the Poldark family home. I confirm that our 2017 opening times for the General Public are Thursdays and Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays, 2-5pm (last... More
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12 June 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