For families

Huia's Dell

Huia was the son of the 4th Earl and Queen Victoria's godson

Huia was the son of the 4th Earl and Queen Victoria's godson

Visit Huia's Dell, our children’s play area. You'll find balance beams, a mini tight-rope and slalom posts for kids to run off some energy. There're even secret seats tucked under the trees when you need a rest. Find us at the top of the garden.

Enjoy the outdoors

We’ve put together a list of 50 of the best outdoor activities you can do before you’re 11¾. Up for the challenge?

Take a look at the 12 excellent activities available here then head to the 50 things website to sign up.

House trails

Follow our trails around the house to help your young ones get the most from their visit. Uncover hidden gems with two trails for different ages. Pick one up at the house entrance or download it here if you're planning a visit.

Download our trail for under 7 years

Download our trail for over 7 years

Garden trail

There are lots of fun things for children to do around our garden, so why not download our garden trail? Follow the map to find out what you can do and tick each thing off as you go. Pick one up from reception or download it here if you're planning a visit.

Family pack

Instant info on all the best things for families to do here. What's available for kids to eat, family-friendly events, where to stop for a picnic or find baby-changing facilities and more. Pick one up from reception or download it here and take it with you.

Fun family events

  • Stars at night © Joe Cornish

    Stars at Clandon

    Join us for an evening of stargazing. Indoor and outdoor activities with expert advice.

  • Stars at night © NTPL/David Levenson

    February half term

    Join us for the winter half term and enjoy family activities including arts & crafts.

  • Easter egg trails at Clandon Park © NTPL/NTPL/John Millar

    Easter egg trail

    Celebrate the season with an Easter egg trail around our garden.


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The restaurant serves a wide variety of hot and cold food including children’s lunchboxes, hot meals and ice creams. Highchairs are available for young children and we're always happy to heat up baby food for you. Just ask us.

Garden games

 © Dan Herbert

Enjoy a selection of larger-than-life games. We've got chunky chess, super snakes & ladders, dominoes and gigantic jenga to use on the lawn throughout the season. Pick them up from the garden or just ask us for them.

Picnic spots

A tasty picnic on the Hillside © Paul Harris

Want to bring your own food? We have a small picnic area with benches provided near reception. Alternatively you can just throw your rug down in the garden, break out your hamper and enjoy the surroundings.

Family membership

To help keep costs down you can sign up for a family membership and enjoy free admission to over 300 houses, gardens and stunning areas of coastline and countryside. You can join on the day or email us to find out more.