Eating & shopping
Books, books and more books
We've relocated the smallest shop to its new home overlooking the courtyard. Come and browse our selection of new and used books. We have a lot of variety from gardening and baking to science fiction and children's. Friendly staff are available to help you with your choices and purchases.
Located in the Courtyard at Claydon, the Carriage House Restaurant, who also run the tea rooms, are open Saturday to Wednesday during the season from 12pm to 3pm for a more formal lunch. Next door you will find the Tea Rooms which are also open Saturday through Wednesday during the season from 11am to 5.30pm and serve a range of beverages and home made cakes, light lunches and ice cream. You can contact them on 01296 730 004, or visit their website for more information , menus, Sunday lunches, afternoon tea's and special event catering.
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.