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Charming 15th-century manor house with Arts and Crafts garden

This beautiful medieval manor sits in peaceful countryside.Cross the upper moat, passing barns, gatehouse and delightful parish church to enjoy fine oriel windows and the soldiers, griffons and monkey adorning the rooftops.

Romantic gardens offer terraces, topiary houses, gazebo, lily pond, roses and views across the spring-fed fishpond.

You are welcome to visit the Parish Church when you visit (not National Trust), donations are welcome.

Great Chalfield Manor House is home to the donor family tenants, who manage the house on behalf of the Trust.

Manor tours

Step into the cosy drawing room and admire the semicircular oriel window

Entrance to the manor is by guided tour only. To discover the beautiful interiors pick up a ticket at visitor reception.

  • Tue, Wed, Thu and Fri tours hourly from 11am-4pm
  • Sunday tours hourly from 2-4pm
  • Each tour lasts around 45 minutes


Step into the garden

Step into our garden and discover flowers and yew sculptures

Step into our garden and discover flowers and yew sculptures

Take a walk in the beautiful garden and discover topiary houses, colourful borders, delightful views and lovely lawns, all against the backdrop of the manor house.

Great Chalfield stars in ‘Wolf Hall’

Damian Lewis as Henry VIII in 'Wolf Hall'

Damian Lewis as Henry VIII in 'Wolf Hall'

We played host to the lavish BBC production of ‘Wolf Hall’ last year – travelling back in time to tell the life story of Thomas Cromwell. Great Chalfield stood in as Cromwell's house at Austin Friars.


Frank, assistance dog at Ightham Mote

Guide dogs only are allowed in the garden and house.

There are shady parking spots and many places to walk on surrounding public footpaths.