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Clandon Park

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Explore the largest project of the National Trusts, the renovation of Clandon Park Clandon Park was designed by Venetian architect Leoni in the 1730s and was considered one of the finest Marble Halls in Europe. Unfortunately, in April 2015, Clandon was almost destroyed by a fire that caused major damage to this magnificent house. As a result, national trust has made it their mission to restore this much-loved house to its former glory. The house is still open to the public and you will see trusts improvement when hearing about innovative conservation strategies and methods that will ensure Clandon Park is alive. The beautiful gardens include a grotto, a sunken Dutch garden and a spectacular Maori Meeting House.

Where is Clandon Park located?

Clandon Park House is a Palladian house in West Clandon, near Guildford in Surrey, at the beginning of the 18th century.

What is the history of Clandon Park to the present day?

Clandon Park has been a family home for decades. The Onslows arrived in 1641, replacing the original house in the early 1700s with this beautiful example of trendy Palladianism. Uncover some of the most captivating storeys over the years, charting the history of this important home, its gardens, and the people who have passed through it.

What is there to see and do at Clandon Park?

Sharing their success after the fire has been very meaningful to us. Throughout April to November, you can visit Clandon Park. Pursue the two purpose-walkways to the ground floor, including the magnificent Marble Hall, and the basement rooms, giving you an unique insight of the impressive structure. There is also a small four-garden. Visiting offers a rare opportunity to see this spectacular contemporary ruin in its post-condition before access becomes more minimal.

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Disabled Access

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Disabled Access

Guided Tours

Parking Available


Extra info

Open Times: House: 17 Jan to 15 Feb, Sat & Sun 11:00-15:00, 17-22 Feb, Tue-Thurs & Sun 11:00-16:00, 1 Mar to 1 Nov Tue-Thu & Sun 11:00-17:00. Open BHs. Please see NT website for Garden & Museum opening times.

Price Details: NT Members Free. See NT website for admission prices.

Arrival information and directions

Address: West Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, GuildfordGU4 7RQ, United Kingdom

Located in West Clandon on A247, 3 miles east of Guildford; if using A3 follow signposts to Ripley to join A247 via B2215.

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