Tucked away in the Cotswolds’ countryside, on the outskirts of Moreton-in-Marsh is the wonderful Chastleton House. The National Trust landmark dates back to 1607, when it was built by Walter Jones.
The Jones family owned Chastleton House until 1991, when the last descendant passed on. The house has remained unchanged since then, and nowadays visitors can come and experience history first-hand.
On a tour of the home, you can come across may original art and furniture pieces. Memorable rooms include the Great Chamber, Long Gallery and Fettiplace Room.
The history Juxon Bible and The Jacobite Glass and the House of Stuart collection are other must-see artefacts in Chastleton House.
Chastleton House’s garden is not to be missed! The beautiful space enjoys a wealth of attractive topiary. Nearby lies the croquet lawn, where games of bowls, croquet and tennis were enjoyed.
You can experience the garden and surrounding estate in a special way by embarking on the Wilderness Walk. The trail ventures along the parameter of the Chastleton House Estate.
A fascinating day of history and nature awaits at Chastleton House…
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