Cliveden - National Trust

View of the interior of Octagon Temple at Cliveden, Buckinghamshire.
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Grade I listed garden, extensive woodlands and Italianate mansion. This spectacular estate overlooking the River Thames has a series of gardens, each with its own character, featuring topiary, statuary, water gardens, a formal parterre, Octagon temple, informal vistas, woodland and riverside walks. The present house, the third on the site, was built by Charles Barry for the Duke of Sutherland in 1851. Once the home of Nancy, Lady Astor, it is now let as an hotel and is open only on certain days.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

For details contact


  • National Trust

Additional info

Separate parking for disabled. Drop-off point.
Building: Level entrance. 3 wheelchairs. Ground floor has steps, alternative route available.
WCs: Adapted WC by main car park and restaurant.
Grounds: Map of accessible route. 1 single-seater PMV, 3 multi-seater PMV, booking essential.
Shop: Level entrance. Refreshments: Level entrance. Accessible picnic tables.

Collection details

Architecture, Personalities

Key artists and exhibits

  • Nancy, Lady Astor

Cliveden - National Trust





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