History at Clandon Park
Clandon Park was a family home for centuries. The Onslows arrived in 1641 and replaced the original house in the early 1700s with this stunning example of fashionable Palladianism. Uncover some of the most captivating stories through the years, charting the evolution of this significant house, its gardens and the people who’ve passed through it.
In 1870, the 4th Earl inherited gardens left idle for 43 years. Determined to restore them, the 4th Earl documented the transformation in his diary.
Small changes to our grade II listed gardens continued throughout the 20th century to produce the surroundings that you see today.
The gardens at Clandon have been a canvas for two of the most influential garden designers in English history. Learn more about the landscape.
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