Extended House Tour & Lunch

See behind closed doors and hear fascinating stories of Cliveden's history. Enjoy an extended tour of Cliveden House, followed by a two-course lunch at the National Trust Conservatory Café.

  • Booking essential

For over 350 years Cliveden House has been a hub of society, serving as a backdrop for forbidden liaisons, secret meetings and political intrigue.

Now a luxury hotel, this is a much sought-after opportunity to explore the House, discover more of Cliveden's vast history, and hear about the many families who have called the estate home. To round off your tour, enjoy a two-course lunch served in the National Trust Conservatory Café.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £40.00
    Adult Ticket

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
We do not recommend this event for children
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet at the Conservatory Café for 10.30am. The café is approximately a 10 minute walk from the main visitor car park.
What to bring and wear
Comfortable footwear is recommended; the tour will last approximately 90 minutes.
Please call us directly to discuss individual access needs. Unfortunately the House is not wheelchair accessible.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
4 November 2019 10:30 - 15:30 Available
11 November 2019 10:30 - 15:30 Available
25 November 2019 10:30 - 15:30 Available

Contact Info

Estate Office
Call 01628 605069

Upcoming events

National Treasure: The search for the Sancy Diamond

Mon 21 Oct 2019
Somewhere in Cliveden’s woodland there's a lost treasure waiting to be discovered. Band together to solve the clues and see if you can solve the case of the missing Sancy diamond.

'Astor Voices' Audio Trail

Mon 21 Oct 2019
Audio tour featuring the voices of Nancy Astor's grandchildren, sharing their memories of her.

Picturesque Pioneer

Mon 21 Oct 2019
This audio-visual experience features British Pathé footage of Nancy Astor throughout her life, alongside audio clips from the British Library.

'Letters to Nancy': as part of Nancy Astor: vigour, vitality & cheek

Mon 21 Oct 2019
As part of 'Nancy Astor; vigour, vitality and cheek' this exhibition unearths letters written to Nancy, from the public, in the controversial run-up to and during her election to parliament.

'Politics in Art' statue trail: as part Nancy Astor: vigour, vitality & cheek

Mon 21 Oct 2019
As part of 'Nancy Astor; vigour, vitality and cheek', take a self-guided tour of Cliveden's statuary collection and understand where political art is positioned across the estate.

Guided Tours of Cliveden House

Mon 21 Oct 2019
Book onto one of our short guided tours to discover more about the infamous Cliveden House. These tours allow you to see some of the rooms that were once home to Nancy and Waldorf Astor and soak in the atmosphere of 350 years of history.