Clandon Park appeal

Following the fire in April 2015 that left the 18th-century Surrey mansion a shell, we have been working towards the house’s future

View from above down into Clandon Park following the fire
The dismantled Clandon Park State Bed

Clandon Park fire

Clandon Park was one of the country’s most complete examples of a Palladian mansion but was severely damaged by the fire, which ripped through the house, gutting the upper floors and destroying the roof. The levels of fire-damage and survival vary dramatically throughout the house, but remarkably, we saved more than 600 items, which now need conservation and care. You can help by donating to the Clandon Park appeal. All money raised is kept in a specific fund for Clandon.

How the appeal adds up

  • The fire in 2015 damaged 95% of Clandon's interior
  • We were able to save over 600 artefacts
  • We’ve welcomed back over 75,000 visitors to explore since the fire
The Marble Hall at Clandon Park, Surrey

What is Clandon Park? 

Clandon Park is a modern ruin. In 2015 a huge fire ripped through the Palladian mansion, destroying the upper floors and roof, and gutting the house. But the strong brick walls survived, and today Clandon Park is cloaked in scaffolding, sheltered from the wind and rain.

The exterior of Clandon Park following the end of the salvage project

Project timeline 

Follow our progress on the Clandon Park project. See where we started our journey and what’s been achieved most recently, along a timeline of all the milestone moments and major announcements on one of the UK’s largest heritage projects.

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Why give to the National Trust

As a charity, we rely on the generosity of supporters to look after the historic buildings in our care. Not only do our supporters help to conserve beautiful homes and stunning gardens. They also ensure that future generations have places where they can be inspired by stories of the past, enjoy peace and time to reflect, and make memories to treasure. Your donation will go towards this project and other vital conservation work on our buildings at this special place. With your support, we can continue to protect the irreplaceable. For everyone, for ever.

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