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Clandon Park

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| West Clandon, Guildford GU4 7RQ, England
+44 1483 222482
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Just visited on 13th April. Sad sight having visited before the fire many times but at least things... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Paul_A_Jonsson
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Woking, United Kingdom
Lovely lunch with friends

Lovely small garden centre with coffee shop all homemade food just delicious really loved this place

Reviewed 4 March 2018
fantastic121
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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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Clandon Park was built by a Venetian architect in the 1720s. One of the country’s most complete examples of a Palladian mansion, it featured original stucco ceilings and marble fireplaces. The house was refurbished during the 1960s to house a collection of 18th-century furniture and porcelain acquired by collector Hannah Gubbay. Sadly, in April 2015, a fire broke out, causing significant damage and effectively leaving the house a shell. In response the National Trust has launched its largest project in a generation. After 14 months of work the large-scale salvage phase was completed. We’ve since announced ambitious plans to rebuild Clandon Park which will honour its rich history, but also create vibrant, modern spaces to breathe new life into the house. You can visit the house between April and October to see inside the Saloon, State Bedroom and Marble Hall. Timed tickets are available on arrival at Visitor Reception, allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
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  • Average9%
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“national trust” (27 reviews)
“timed slot” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| West Clandon, Guildford GU4 7RQ, England
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+44 1483 222482
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"timed slot"
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"grand entrance"
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"original features"
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"friendly welcome"
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"former glory"
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"century house"
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"on display"
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"hard hat"
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"interesting history"
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"plus side"
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"wonderful building"
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"couple of hours"
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"coffee shop"
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"the ground floor"
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"guided tour"
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"caledon"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Just visited on 13th April. Sad sight having visited before the fire many times but at least things are moving forward. Facilities are obviously minimal but the guides are enthusiastic and informative and the gardens are of course unaffected by the fire damage, including the...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Lovely small garden centre with coffee shop all homemade food just delicious really loved this place

Thank fantastic121
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Really enjoyed our first visit to Clandon although naturally were upset by the condition. Leah clearly and professionally explained what had happened and what the situation might be in the future, as the decision about future restoration/development is shortly top be made. It is interesting...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Unlike some other recent reviews, what has happened to Clandon Park could arguably be a positive event; you will be inspired by the exhibition tent showcasing 8 competing architectures' proposals (which closes at the end of October 2017) for rebuilding which will take 7 years....More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Our first visit since the fire., allow up to a couple of hours. There are organised tours of part of the building that are safe to enter, with very knowledgeable guides, lasting around 45 minutes. Adapted and changed over the years, which probably helped its...More

1  Thank Derek B
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We went to see the house now opened for viewing as it is repaired following the fire a few years back. Fascinating to see the damage and how they intend to repair. Philosophically interesting as you realise that the fire now represents part of the...More

1  Thank Rampey
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

The grand Palladian mansion Clandon Park in Surrey was built to impress and entertain. Guests would arrive down the long drive, walk up the grand entrance staircase into the stunning Marble Hall and, from there, move into the State Rooms. Built in the 1720’s for...More

1  Thank Ian C
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Highlighted in the main news when a fire devastated this old property over a year ago , should have done my homework I guess before we planned our visit. Very little to see , and facilities limited , as you can see from the pictures...More

Thank Phil C
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

After the devastating fire a few years ago,visitors are now able to take a sneak peek at the work that's being completed to try and restore the site to its former glory. You're not able to see much of the building understandably, but it gives...More

Thank Dipesh P
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Popped by quickly to see the house, was a little disappointed we couldn't see the outside of the house at all as it was completely covered by scaffolding but it's fair enough as they are working on restoring the house. It started raining in there...More

Thank Heather H
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