Cliveden - National Trust

Cliveden - National Trust
Taplow
Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 0JA
England

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014

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.
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, Museum, Heritage 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
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photograph of pine cone and holly

Wreath Making

  • 2 December 2014 1:30-4pm
  • 3 December 2014 10am-12:30pm, 1:30-4pm

We provide the greenery and expert tuition, but also have many beautiful items such as ribbon, candles and silk flowers for you to buy on the day to add to your wreath.

The event is held in the Orangery, so we will meet you there.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£35.00 per person.

Website

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

Christmas trail at Cliveden

  • 6 — 7 December 2014 10am-2:30pm
  • 13 — 14 December 2014 10am-2:30pm
  • 20 — 21 December 2014 10am-2:30pm

Follow his festive trail around the gardens, have a go at the activities on route and pick up little stocking-filler gifts. Ideal for children aged 4 years and above.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13
  • 5-6

Admission

Children £5 plus usual admission prices. No booking needed.

Website

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

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