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Flashback: when Prince Charles paid a visit

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Prince Charles paid a visit to Woodchester Mansion in May 2002 to see how work was progressing.

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Prince Charles visited Woodchester Mansion in May 2002. Picture: Matt Bigwood.

The prince, who is patron of Woodchester Mansion, was shown around the unfinished gothic time capsule, tucked away in a secluded valley near Nympsfield, and met volunteers as well as people working on the building.

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Prince Charles visited Woodchester Mansion in May 2002. Picture: Matt Bigwood.

Prince Charles saw craft skills training in action, including stone masonry. The Prince’s Foundation brings trainees and provide partnership funding for work experience at Woodchester Mansion.

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Prince Charles visited Woodchester Mansion in May 2002. Picture: Matt Bigwood.

Built in the nineteenth century but never completed, the grade-one listed building is managed by Woodchester Mansion Trust and holds regular open days.

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Prince Charles visited Woodchester Mansion in May 2002. Picture: Matt Bigwood.

Fore more information visit: Home | Woodchester Mansion

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