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Behind Closed Doors: Textiles Tour

25 June, 30 July and 24 September: discover more about the unique textiles collection at Chastleton, from handstitched and woven items dating back to the 17th century to more contemporary items.

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Discover more about our unique textiles collection with a guided tour led by our conservation team. Chastleton is home to handstitched and woven textiles dating back to the 17th century, as well as more contemporary items.

You'll find out how we care for and preserve this special collection of textiles, and the challenges we face looking after them. You'll also get a chance to explore the storerooms and discover some of our costume not usually seen on display.

Tuesdays 25 June, 30 July and 24 September, 1.45-4pm. £25 per person.



Event prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Per Person£25.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895


This event is aimed primarily at adults.

Meeting point

Front door of Chastleton House.

What to bring and wear

Warm clothing as it can be a bit chilly in the house depending on the weather outside! Sensible shoes - no high heels.


Entrance to the house is up 6 steep steps. The house has 12 flights of stairs going up 4 floors. The building is not accessible by wheelchair.


Join us from 1.45pm for a cuppa and piece of cake before the tour begins at 2.15pm.

Upcoming events


Behind Closed Doors: Chastleton Conservation Tour 

28 May and 29 October: spend the afternoon with our conservation team discovering Chastleton’s unique approach to conservation and what goes on behind the scenes to preserve this Cotswold gem.

Event summary

28 May to 29 Oct 2024
13:45 to 16:00
+ 1 other date or time

Inspired by Chastleton 

11 June, 16 July, 13 August and 10 September: bring a paintbrush, pencil, camera or notebook and enjoy an art focussed, out-of-hours garden opening.

Event summary

11 Jun to 10 Sep 2024
10:00 to 15:00
+ 3 other dates or times