Important notice -

Please be aware that as we prepare for major conservation works, only three ground floor rooms will be open Mon - Wed 10-12 & 17-19 Oct. The rest of the house will be closed to ensure safety. We apologise for any inconvenience caused to your visit

Splendid 18th-century English interiors in an idyllic country setting


Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Conservation in action week

Tue 25 Oct 2016
See the conservation team at work as they prepare to put the house to bed and discover more about how the team cleans and cares for the collection.

Claydon spooktacular party

Sat 29 Oct 2016
Ever wondered what Claydon's like when all the lights are turned off and everybody has gone home? Bring the family and enjoy a night at Claydon House as the doors are open after dark

Behind the scenes

Sat 12 Nov 2016
Join a member of the Claydon team to explore the house after it's closed for the winter and discover more about this special place.

Conservation in Action

Mon 21 Nov 2016
Ever wondered what it takes to maintain a house like Claydon? Join the conservation team and have a go at cleaning some of the items from the collection in preparation for the winter.

Christmas Centre Pieces

Fri 25 Nov 2016
Get set for Christmas and create a beautiful centre piece for your Christmas table, with expert guidance from the Claydon Flower Team.

Volunteer open day at Stowe

Fri 27 Jan 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.

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.