Important notice -

Due to unforeseen circumstances the upstairs of the house will be closing at 1pm on Sunday 29 May. We advise that you visit early to experience the whole house. The ground floor will remain open until 4pm. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Splendid 18th-century English interiors in an idyllic country setting


Things to see and do

Upcoming events

60 years of the National Trust at Claydon

Sat 04 Jun 2016
Find your hair rollers; get practicing the jive and re-live the 1950s as Claydon celebrates. Join in celebrations with a live band and family games on the terrace, courtesy of Jaques of London.

Colouring party with Amy-Jane Adams

Sun 05 Jun 2016
Pop along to a drop-in session and meet artist/author, Amy-Jane Adams. Help Amy colour in giant copies of her artwork and chat to her about her new book, 'The Country House colouring book', produced for the National Trust.

Claydon's characters

Tue 07 Jun 2016
Join members of the Claydon team to discover more about the characters that helped to shape Claydon into the house it is today.

Buckingham Fire Service Fun Day

Sat 18 Jun 2016
Meet members of the Buckingham Fire Service and join them for a day of fun and games on the terrace. Take part in the house trail and see the fire engine up close.

Claydon Chamber Orchestra

Sun 26 Jun 2016
Enjoy an evening of classical delights performed by the Claydon Chamber Orchestra.

Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles

Sat 02 Jul 2016
Bring a picnic, your best detective skills and join Chapterhouse Theatre Company for an unforgettable evening of mystery, suspense and theatre under the stars.

Eating and shopping




Get involved

A volunteer guide gives a tour to visitors

Volunteer with us 

We're always on the lookout for new members to join our team of volunteers. With 500 years of history to share with our visitors, there's sure to be a task for you to help with.





A group visit to Claydon

Plan your group visit 

With our guided tours for groups and our warm welcome, we'll ensure you have a fantastic day out at Claydon with your group.


Venue hire

The Saloon at Claydon House

Hiring our venue 

Claydon makes a wonderful backdrop for any occasion. Whether it's drinks and canapés on the West Terrace or a wedding breakfast in the North Hall, we'll help you to organise a day to remember.