Explore Great Chalfield Manor and Garden
Explore and discover this unique 15th-century manor house brimming with history, and a one-of-a-kind romantic Arts and Crafts garden complete with topiary houses, an orchard and a spring-fed fishpond.
Step inside the medieval manor
Explore Great Chatfield Manor and wander through atmospheric rooms.
At the heart of the house lies the Hall, flanked by unusually symmetrical gable cross wings and oriel windows. You might also recognise some of the rooms, which have featured on popular television series.
Over the years various films and TV shows have been filmed at Great Chalfield, including The Other Boleyn Girl, Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Wolf Hall, where it starred as Austin Friars, the home of Thomas Cromwell. Outside you can spot soldiers, griffons and a monkey carved into the rooftops.
Explore the garden
Take a stroll through the romantic Arts and Crafts Garden with its orchard, terraces, topiary houses, gazebo, lily pond and spring-fed fishpond. Waterfalls of pink roses climb the walls of the medieval manor in summer and there are beautiful views to be found around every corner.
Make a day of it: visit The Courts Garden
The Courts Garden is just half an hour's pleasant walk from Great Chalfield Manor, so why not pick up a leaflet (50p) from reception and make a horticultural day of it?
The Courts Garden property openings coincide with Great Chalfield Manor on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
When Jennifer Connor became a garden volunteer at Great Chalfield for a summer she had no idea of the effect it would have on her life and future. Read more about her story here.
Delightful English country garden
The Arts and Crafts movement also influenced garden design, often using the idea of garden 'rooms' to bring the home outdoors. Discover the Arts and Crafts gardens in our care.
Join our filming and location managers as they share some weird and wonderful stories from behind the scenes and reveal some of our most popular locations.
Plan a visit to one of the special countryside places in our care and discover the benefits of being in the great outdoors. Pack your walking boots and get ready to explore woodlands, valleys and rivers.
Explore some of the finest landscapes in our care on coastal paths, accessible trails, woodland walks and everything in between. Find the best places to walk near you.