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 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cliveden/

Discounts

  • 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
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Ilyria The Scourcerer's Apprentice

Children’s Outdoor Theatre at Cliveden -The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

  • 28 August 2015 2:30-4pm *on now

Thurs 27 Aug & Fri 28 Aug, 2.30 - 4pm (open for picnics from 1.30pm)
Illyria present this story of a boy-wizard, most famously told in Disney’s Fantasia. Be prepared for lots of laughter, magical illusions and plenty of water!

The production is designed for children aged 3 and up but under 3s are welcome. Bring a picnic to enjoy before the show which takes place in the Water Garden. Booking essential

Adult £14, child £10 (3-16 years) Booking required on 0844 249 1895

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 7-10
  • Especially for children
  • Family friendly

Admission

£14 Adults, £10 Children

Illyria The Three Musketeers

Outdoor Theatre at Cliveden–The Three Musketeers

  • 29 August 2015 7-9pm

Outdoor Theatre at Cliveden– The Three Musketeers
Sat 29 August, 7pm (open for picnics from 6pm)
Pack a picnic and join us in the Water Garden for an open-air performance of this classic tale. Young D’Artagnan is desperate to join the elite Musketeers. Keen to prove himself he plunges headlong into an adventure across London and France. As the fearless four unite, will their combined power be enough to survive once they cross swords with the deadly Milady de Winter? This production is a whirlwind of excitement, broad comedy and dramatic swordfights. Booking essential.

Adult £16.50, child £10 Booking required on 0844 249 1895

Suitable for

  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 7-10
  • 16-17
  • 18+

Admission

£16.50 Adult, £10 Child

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cliveden/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Twelfth Night TLCM

Outdoor Theatre at Cliveden – Twelfth Night

  • 5 September 2015 7-9pm

Outdoor Theatre at Cliveden – Twelfth Night
Sat 5 September, 7pm (open for picnics from 6pm)
Pack a picnic and join us in the Water Garden for this open-air performance. Audiences are invited to a truly Shakespearian experience spending an evening watching the Lord Chamberlain’s Men’s production of Twelfth Night. The story follows identical twins separated by shipwreck, a terrible case of mistaken identity, a cross-dressing heroine and it seems everyone is in search of love. A joyous tale of longing, laughter, mischief and mayhem. Booking essential.

Adult £16.50, child £10 Booking required on 0844 249 1895

Suitable for

  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 16-17
  • 18+

Admission

£16.50 adult, £10 child

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cliveden/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Cliveden - National Trust
Taplow
Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL1 8NS
England

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cliveden

E-mail

cliveden@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

Infoline

01628 605069

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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