The Original Garden Visitor's Guide

Chenies Manor House

Winner of an Historic House & Christie's Garden of the Year Award.

Home of the MacLeod Matthews family. The 14th & 15th Century Manor House with fortified tower is the original home of the Earls of Bedford, visited by Henry VIII and Elizabeth I.

The Manor is surrounded by five acres of enchanting gardens including a sunken garden, white garden, physic garden, kitchen garden and two metre high Yew Maze.

Guided tours of the gardens by appointment with no extra charge.

Fact File

Opening Times: 5th April - 26th October 2017
Wednesday and Thursday & Bank Holiday Mondays 2-5pm (Last entry 4.15pm).
Admission: Adults Garden Only £6, Adults House & Garden £8
Children Garden £4, Children House & Garden £4.50
Groups: (20+) by arrangement throughout the year.
Facilities: Tea and Cake, Lunches for groups (by appointment only) Shop, Plant sales, Art Exhibitions throughout our opening afternoons (please telephone for details).
Special Events: Open Easter Bank Holiday Monday 17th April 2-5pm.
Bank Holiday Monday 1st May - "Tulip Festival" with hundreds of Bloms tulips throughout thegardens.
Bank Holiday Monday 29th May 2-5pm.
Famous Plant & Garden Fair Sunday 16th July 10am-5pm (House opens from 2pm) 70 Plant specialist from around the country. Refreshments all day. Gardens open from 10am. Adults £8 - children £4.
Bank Holiday Monday 28th August 2-5pm "Dahlia Festival" with many varieties throughout the five acre gardens.
Disabled Access: To the Gardens and Tea Room only (disabled lavatory provided).
Car/Coach Parking: Ample car and coach parking
Length of visit: 2-3 hours.
Booking contact: Boo MacLeod Matthews
Telephone: 01494 762888
Location: Ref: TQ016 984
Directions: M25-Jct 18-A404 towards Amersham. Cars come into the village of Chenies, follow the drive pass the church WD3 6ER