Claremont Landscape Garden - National Trust

Claremont Landscape Garden - National Trust
Portsmouth Road
Esher
Surrey
KT10 9JG
England

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/claremont-landscape-garden

E-mail

claremont@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

01372 467806

Fax

01372 476420

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.
Claremont amphitheatre from across the lake
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The Garden was the Pleasure Grounds for Dukes, Duchesses, Princesses, Kings and Queens that lived in the Mansion. Now it is a 49 acre, 18th century landscape Garden offering peace and tranquillity in safe surroundings together with a level pathway around the serpentine lake and a unique turf amphitheatre. Visit Claremont and experience its beautiful and often surprising features, including the Belvedere Tower, Camellia Terrace, ‘wild’ animal statues and grotto.

Venue Type:

Heritage site, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

April - October
Mon-Sun 10.00-18.00
November - December, March
Tues-Sun 10.00- 17.00
January - February
Tues-Sun 10.00-16.00

Closed: Mondays November - March
Christmas Day

Admission charges

£6.40, child £3.20, family £16.00. £1 tea-room voucher given if arriving by public transport (please present valid ticket). No coaches on Sun or BHols.

Guided tours for booked groups (min. 15) £1 extra per person. Unbooked tours 1st and 3rd Sat, 2nd Wed and last Sun of each month from April to Oct, 2pm at entrance kiosk.

Discounts

  • National Trust
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.
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The Big Tree Climbing Weekend

  • 26 — 27 April 2014 10:30am-4:30pm

As part of the National Trust's 50 things to do before your 11 3/4's highly skilled instructors can help all ages reach new heights in a fantastic tree in Claremont.

They will teach you how to enter a tree's canopy using ropes, knots and karabiners, whilst being securely attached in a harness at all times. Once at the top of the tree you will gain an experience which can't be found on the ground.

If you're feeling brave take the zip wire back down!

Suitable for

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

Admission

All tickets £15.00 plus a small booking fee. Normal admission charges apply. Adult: £7.00, Child: £3.50, Family: £17.50.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/claremont-landscape-garden/things-to-see-and-do/events/

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Family Farm Day

  • 10 May 2014 10:30am-4:30pm

These may include sheep, lambs, piglets, ponies, goats, chickens and ducks to name but a few.

Children will be able to learn about the animals and have an opportunity to stroke and groom a wide range of animals.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply. Adult: £7.00, Child: £3.50, Family: £17.50.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/claremont-landscape-garden/things-to-see-and-do/events/

photograph of claremont landscape gardens

National Gardens Scheme Day

  • 11 May 2014 10am-6pm

The garden is open in support of the National Gardens Scheme. Free guided walk at 2pm with a member of the gardening team.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply. Adult: £7.00, Child: £3.50, Family: £17.50.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/claremont-landscape-garden/things-to-see-and-do/events/

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Float Your Boat Day

  • 31 May 2014 10:30am-2:30pm

Watch Guildford Model Yacht Club sail their boats on the lake at Claremont. If you are good they may let you have a go.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply. Adult: £7.00, Child: £3.50, Family: £17.50.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/claremont-landscape-garden/things-to-see-and-do/events/

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Have a Go Archery Day

  • 8 June 2014 10:30am-4:30pm

Enjoy one to one tuition in the ancient and noble art of archery.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£2.00 per six arrows. Normal admission charges apply. Adult: £7.00, Child: £3.50, Family: £17.50.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/claremont-landscape-garden/things-to-see-and-do/events/

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Fungi Foray

  • 27 September 2014 10:30am-12:30pm

Join expert Sara Shepley for a seasonal Fungi Foray and learn how to identify the many different types of fungi growing around the garden.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Adult £8, Child £4. Normal admission charges apply. Adult: £7.00, Child: £3.50, Family: £17.50.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/claremont-landscape-garden/things-to-see-and-do/events/

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