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Chavenage House, Tetbury

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Tour centuries of English history in an original setting at Chavenage House, an Elizabethan period manor. Made of Cotswold stone and a tiled roof, the house features two ornate tapestry rooms, tall stained glass windows, and extensive paneling with English Civil War and Edwardian sections. Take the two-hour tour given by a member of the owning family, who will share numerous anecdotes, including the royalist legend of Chavenage, a curse of fatal sickness for acquiescing in the execution of Charles I. This photogenic piece of property with a garden designed by Lancelot "Capability" Brown remains very popular for wedding photos and shooting historical films. For refreshment, head to Tetbury, about 2.4 km (1.5 mi) away. Use our Tetbury itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Chavenage House and other attractions in Tetbury.
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  • Looks beautiful but it was closed when we arrived. Having read reviews and been on their website, it didn’t mention booking so we were a little disappointed but it looks beautiful so we’ll visit... 
    Looks beautiful but it was closed when we arrived. Having read reviews and been on their website, it didn’t mention booking so we were a little disappointed but it looks beautiful so we’ll visit...  more »
  • I highly recommend visiting this attractive historic house in the Cotswolds, to which I recently took a party of 38 on a visit. Plenty to see, with information supplied by the family members... 
    I highly recommend visiting this attractive historic house in the Cotswolds, to which I recently took a party of 38 on a visit. Plenty to see, with information supplied by the family members...  more »

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