Eating & shopping

A spot of retail therapy

Visit our book and gift shop

Visit our book and gift shop

Located in the courtyard, the shop offers a small selection of your favourite National Trust products, from interesting jams to beautiful stationery. Pick up some sweets for the way home, a special book or perhaps a gorgeous glass hanging as a memento. You can shop online too - just click the link below.

The secondhand bookshop is a treasure trove of pre-loved tomes, with books for all ages and interests. Pick up a bargain whilst contributing and helping to support our work. Got some books that need a new home? Donations of books are always very much appreciated.

Join the Claydon Retail Team

The shop is run by a fabulous team of volunteers and we are looking for a few more people to join them.

If you would like to find out more please call 01296 730349 or email

Eating at Claydon

Courtyard restaurant and tea shop © NTPL/Elle Horder

Courtyard restaurant and tea shop

Located in the Courtyard at Claydon, the independently run Carriage House Tea Rooms are open Saturday through Wednesday during the Claydon season from 11am to 5pm providing guests with delicious lunches, cakes and afternoon tea. The Carriage House also run a restaurant which is available for private hire. For further details, bookings and menu choices, please contact them directly on 01296 730 004 or visit their website for more information.

Lucinda's Vintage Annexe

Lucinda Brown Gallery in the Courtyard at Claydon

Lucinda Brown Gallery in the Courtyard at Claydon

Lucinda Brown is a ceramic artist who runs an independant  gallery in the Old Granary, which is attached to the Courtyard. The gallery includes her own work alongside that of numerous highly regarded international artists. In addition to the gallery you will find her vintage store and a garden complete with angels.

Courtyard Gallery

Browse and purchase a good range of gifts

The Gallery showcases a range of pictures created using different media and ranging from contemporary to classical in style. For more information contact Susan Lefebvre on 01296 738090 or 01296 712082