Splendid eighteenth-century English interiors in an idyllic country setting


Things to see and do

Book cleaning in the library at Claydon House

Closed for winter

Winter is the time when the collection and house gets a good thorough clean and check.

Upcoming events

Volunteer open day at Buckingham Chantry Chapel

Wed 22 Feb 2017
Find out about volunteering at Stowe, Boarstall Duck Decoy, Buckingham Chantry Chapel and Claydon House with the team. We have a breadth of historical eras and property styles, from a Medieval tower to a grand Georgian house where you could help.

Cadbury Easter egg hunt

Fri 14 Apr 2017
Join the quest and explore the house on a Cadbury Egg Hunt. Discover the adventures of the Victorian explorers and solve the clues to claim your chocolate prize.

Book Art

Sat 27 May 2017
Get creative and learn how to create hedgehogs and other beautiful pieces of art from old books

Eating and shopping




Get involved

A volunteer guide gives a tour to visitors

Volunteer with us 

We're always on the lookout for new members to join our team of volunteers. With 500 years of history to share with our visitors, there's sure to be a task for you to help with.





A group visit to Claydon

Plan your group visit 

With our guided tours for groups and our warm welcome, we'll ensure you have a fantastic day out at Claydon with your group.


Venue hire

The Saloon at Claydon House

Hiring our venue 

Claydon makes a wonderful backdrop for any occasion. Whether it's drinks and canapés on the West Terrace or a wedding breakfast in the North Hall, we'll help you to organise a day to remember.