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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

Our parkland is now open for winter walks. You can head to our events page to find out more about what else is going on. Get involved in our annual Cadbury Easter egg trails happening over the Easter weekend, or discover our wildlife walks and half-term trails coming up in May.

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.

The Kitchen Café

Our new look Kitchen Café has had a complete refresh and redesign for 2015, you can find us in the courtyard. Enjoy hot and wholesome soups, light bites, cream teas or coffee and cake. Our cooks bake cakes and make sandwiches on site every day, so you’ll always have a fresh, tasty selection.


This year, for the first time, we’re open early in the year for winter walks. You can download trail guides for our Long Walk following the perimeter of the park, or for our Wix Woods Walk passing the children’s adventure area. You can find all the other routes through the park on our map.

Group visits

Is your association or society booking your 2015 group visits? If you’ve got a party of 15 or more and are thinking about heading to Hatchlands or Clandon Park, then take a look at our groups page. Discover the benefits of a group booking, download our booking forms and find out where to get in touch.

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