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Georgian mansion filled with historic keyboard instruments set in rolling Repton parkland
Hatchlands Park was built in the 1750s for naval hero Admiral Edward Boscawen and his wife Fanny. They gave architect, Robert Adam, one of his first interior design commissions. His work can be seen throughout the house, particularly in ceilings and fireplaces.
Today the mansion is a family home, containing tenant Alec Cobbe’s collection of paintings and fine furniture. Also on display is the Cobbe Collection, Europe’s largest collection of keyboard instruments associated with famous composers including JC Bach, Chopin, Elgar and Bizet.
Situated on the edge of the beautiful Surrey Hills and surrounded by charming villages, this peaceful location is just 45 minutes from central London. With over 400 acres of parkland, partly landscaped by Humphry Repton, we're one of the largest country estates in the area.
You can follow five way-marked walks, see a parterre garden designed by Gertrude Jekyll, enjoy the tranquillity of the National Garden Scheme’s quiet garden, or bring the family to experience our natural adventure area for children.
The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey cycle events are coming past Hatchlands Park on Sunday 10 August and the section of the A246 leading to our main entrance is closed. Hatchlands won't be open but you can still drive to Clandon Park or Polesden Lacey, which are open all day, using the diversions.
Come and see us now for a season of great events, we’ve got lots going on this summer. Head to our events page for all the information on our bat walks and details on our kids summer Funday Fridays. Or, get ahead of the game and make your bookings for outdoor theatre on the lawn, coming up in August.
After a wet winter and a soggy spring, summer's in full swing. There're things to see all over the estate, with philadelphus and hydrangeas in the garden, orchids hiding in the wildflower meadow and helleborines on the centenary walk, Hatchlands is a great spot for summer colour.
Our list of 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ will set you on your way to outdoor adventures. You can complete 18 of the activities here. Build a den in our adventure area or play conkers under one of our huge horse chestnut trees. Just ask the team at reception for pointers when you arrive.
There’s loads for families to do at Hatchlands. Start with a visit to our fantastic natural adventure area – with hand-crafted willow tunnels, domes and balance beams. You can also pick up a house trail, download a garden trail, get competitive with garden games or take a pony ride with pony magic.
Keep in touch
Keep up with our latest news, what's on and all the unseen work going on behind the scenes.
Get up-to-date information on all our events and view our image galleries from around the park.
For a unique view from behind-the-scenes, check out the musings of our hard working house team.
We hope that you had a very enjoyable day with us and would love to hear more about your visit.