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Explore Great Chalfield Manor and Garden

The outside of Great Chalfield Manor in summer seen from across the moat
Great Chalfield Manor in summer | © National Trust Images/Andrew Butler

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.

The courtyard of Great Chalfield Manor with lots of pink roses
The Inner Court at Great Chalfield Manor | © National Trust Images/Andrew Butler

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.

The summerhouse at Great Chalfield Manor surrounded by trees and shrubbery on a sunny day

Discover more at Great Chalfield Manor and Garden

Find out when Great Chalfield Manor and Garden is open, how to get here, the things to see and do and more.

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