Chenies Manor House

One of England's finest Tudor houses with gardens overlooking the Chess Valley.

Chenies, Buckinghamshire, WD3 6ER

Chenies Manor House
Free for members
  • Easily accessible without car
  • Free parking
  • Pet friendly
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Historic Chenies Manor is open to visitors and is available for wedding ceremonies, receptions, exhibitions, events, filming and guided tours.

Beautifully nestled in the natural beauty of the Chilterns on the Herts/Bucks border. The idyllic rural setting of the manor also benefits close proximity to London and London Heathrow, situated just outside of the M25. Chenies Manor House is one of the UK’s finest Tudor Mansion Houses. Steeped in history, the Grade I Listed estate is set in Buckinghamshire’s charming estate village of Chenies and overlooks the Chess Valley.

The venue’s grounds boast award winning gardens and original 13th Century features including a Medieval well, a dungeon and a reputed priest hole. Although it has never been occupied by Royalty, both Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were visitors. Chenies Manor House was bought in 1956 by Colonel and Mrs Macleod Matthews and has since remained as the Macleod Matthews family home.

Opening Times


They are open every Monday and Tuesday from mid-April to the end of October 2 – 5pm.

From April to October t they are able to accommodate group tours for a minimum of 20 people.

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

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Free for Historic Houses members. Visit the Chenies website to book and select the Historic Houses option to apply a 100% discount.

Adults, £7
Children, £4

House and garden:
Adults, £12
Children, £7

Group Visits

From April to October we are able to host group tours in the House and Gardens for a minimum of 20 people. Tours of Chenies Manor House itself will be guided, whilst the gardens can either be self-guided or led by our Head Gardener.

Private group tours are offered on Monday afternoons, Tuesday anytime, Wednesday morning or Thursday morning. Alternatively, groups can also join tours when we are open to the general public on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons.

Group tours must be booked in advance.

Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

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