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What a house!!!

We loved this place. It was like going back in time and we really couldn't fault it. Only a small... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
mah18632016
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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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 27 November 2018
PhiltheRover
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Crewe, United Kingdom
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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 1 week ago

We went here on a recommendation, firstly the car park was full so we had to park in the mud and get other visitors to push us out. The house is a walk away from the car park which is not bad, however the introduction...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I had arranged to meet up at Chastleton House on 15th December. I was looking forward to seeing the house decorated for a Victorian Christmas especially as I work in a museum delivering Victorian sessions. My friend had checked the opening times...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We loved this place. It was like going back in time and we really couldn't fault it. Only a small part of the house was open but it only made us want to return to see the rest - we will definatley come back when...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank PhiltheRover
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: November 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank j w
Reviewed 28 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barry S
Reviewed 18 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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
6 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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