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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.

What's on

Visit us for glowing autumn colour, drop in for spooky Hallowe'en arts & crafts or discover what we've got going on this Christmas. Get all the details of everything that's happening here this autumn on our events page.

Autumn colour

Visit Hatchlands to add a little extra colour to your autumn. Our woodland and parkland is full of hornbeam, oaks and beech that are changing colour. In the garden and around the house look out for canadian maples, liquidambar and fireberry hawthorn.

Christmas

Our house, park and garden are all closed for most of the winter months. So this festive season, we’re open for some special events over just one Christmas weekend. We hope you’ll bring the family to share a little Christmas spirit with us this December.

Outdoor adventures

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 50 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.

Bring the family

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.

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