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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


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.

Catch the BBC Two series from 21 January on BBC Two, and spot us and other Trust properties used in the filming.

Great Chalfield Manor and Garden open for the new season on 1 April.

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.

Dog blog

Our resident dog Ming has lots to say about Great Chalfield. Find out more about life at the manor on her blog.