Visits
"We hope that when you visit us, you will feel that you are in the relaxed atmosphere of a family house. At Chavenage you can escape into the peaceful surroundings of a Cotswold manor, virtually unchanged for 400 years."
David Lowsley-Williams, Chavenage.
Poldark and Chavenage
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Look who is walking through Chavenage House !! Poldark page

Come and see 'Trenwith', the Poldark family pile, owned by Charles Poldark (played by the late Warren Clarke), and actually 'played' by Chavenage House in Tetbury.
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Latest videos!
Pro Cyclist Vs. .....His Dad!? | Road Bike Takes on E-Bike, But Who is Faster? Global Cycling Network, 9 August 2020
Despite being the father of an ex professional cyclist, George Lowsley-Williams, also known as Hank's dad, hasn't ridden a bike in over 20 years! Hank decided it was time for this to change, and invited his old man out on one of his training loops so they could ride together for the first time.
Luckily for George, he had assistance in the form of an Orbea E-Bike so he could give Hank a run for his money on the hills!
"Absolutely excellent video in every way—great quality, brilliant editing, hilariously funny and in places quite touching. GCN at it’s best". GH.

Guest Speaker: Thursdays with Anne Diamond, with George and Caroline Lowsley-Williams - Viking, July 30 2020
Guest Speaker Thursdays are hosted by Guest Lecturers who would have been presenting to you onboard, or people who have led extraordinary lives. Legendary BBC broadcaster Anne Diamond launches our first Guest Speaker Thursdays, with a treasure trove of stories from her broadcasting days.
Prices, 2020
Convirus Update (10 August 2020).
Chavenage House still remains closed for Public Tours until further notice. The health and wellbeing of our staff and visitors is very important to us, therefore to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus, we are currently remaining closed. It has proved impossible to be able follow the Governmental Guidelines for visiting Heritage Sites for our Public Tours on Thursdays and Sunday afternoons. We look forward to welcoming visitors back to Chavenage as soon as possible, keep looking at our Website for further updates.

PRIVATE TOURS
It is possible to book a tour for groups numbering 1 to 19 persons at any mutually convenient time and on any day.

COFFEE STOP
We have opened a Coffee Shop on site, Wild Carrot at Chavenage which is open from 8.30am to 4.30pm daily.

THE OFFICE
Remains open 01666 504696 – email caroline@chavenage.com for any enquires. Thank you for your co-operation and understanding.

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Groups are welcome at any time or day throughout the year, by appointment only (coaches). Refreshments by appointment, and usually served in the Ballroom. Chavenage is available for hire for private functions, such as weddings, dinners and lunches. Chavenage is also especially suitable for those looking for an intimate and personal tour, usually conducted by the owner, or for small groups wanting a change from the larger establishments.
Reviews
We visited on Bank Holiday Monday and were captivated by the atmosphere and warmth of Chavenage. I just wanted to extend my appreciation of the tour provided by (and I beg his pardon if I remember his name incorrectly!) David Lowsley-Williams as the tour he provided was such a refreshing change from the "average guided tours" provided by so many! We had the opportunity to exchange a few words with a very pleasant female family member after the tour and found her gracious and charming. How lovely that the family are so willing to ensure that their visitors feel a valued part of Chavenage. Thank You. I shall be enthusing the charms of Chavenage to friends and colleagues.
Laura-Jaine

This is undoubtedly the best guided tour we have ever experienced. Caroline’s delivery of the potted history of both the family and the house is excellent and hugely entertaining. Although tours are between 2 and 5pm on both a Thursday and Sunday, one needs to arrive promptly in order to benefit from the full two hour tour. We will definitely return and would highly recommend a visit. Excellent value for money!
Ashley C

Access
Disabled Access.
Chavenage is an Elizabethan building retaining many of its original features (dating from before 1576). As a result, there is unfortunately no wheelchair access, and there are steps and uneven floors throughout the house.

Health and Safety Advice.
In the gardens there are uneven surfaces, non-edible plants, low branches, and slippery surfaces in wet weather. In the building there are some steep stone steps, low doorways, uneven and slippery floors, and other steps not immediately obvious. Children should always be accompanied while visiting Chavenage.
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