Big Camp at Cliveden

Pack your tent and join us for our hugely popular overnight family camping event in Cliveden's historic woodlands. Be fast, this event sells out every year!

  • Booking essential

Big Camp is Cliveden's annual family camping weekend under the stars and within ancient woodlands. Children will experience good old-fashioned fun exploring, wildlife spotting, marshmallow toasting and story-telling round the camp fire.

Bring your own picnic dinner for the evening (we provide a BBQ and BBQ equipment if you wish to use it). In the morning, wake up to a complimentary breakfast followed by a scavenger hunt.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £28.00
  • Child £0.00
    Under 1's go free
  • Child £18.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements when booking.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Arrive 4pm on Friday. The field is between Cliveden entrance and the Woodland car park on Cliveden Road (NT flag indicates the turning). Enter through wooden gate and follow the signs.
What to bring and wear
Bring your own camping equipment (cups, cutlery, tent, torch, sleeping bag etc.) Bring picnic food for your evening meal (BBQ available). Marshmallows, soft drinks and breakfast food provided.
Due to the outdoor nature of this event wheelchair and pushchair access is limited. Please contact the estate office for further details.
Following the evening activities you will camp overnight in the woodlands, departing the following morning at 11am. Hot and cold soft drinks will be provided as will breakfast cooked over the fire in the morning. We're afraid we cannot accommodate dogs on site, an exception is made for assistance dogs. Please do not bring BBQs as we provide a BBQ area.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
19 July 2019 16:00 - 23:55 Available
20 July 2019 16:00 - 23:55 Sold out
26 July 2019 16:00 - 23:55 Available
27 July 2019 16:00 - 23:55 Sold out

Contact Info

Estate Office
Call 01628 605069

Upcoming events

National Treasure: The search for the Sancy Diamond

Tue 16 Jul 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

Tue 16 Jul 2019
Audio tour featuring the voices of Nancy Astor's grandchildren, sharing their memories of her.

Picturesque Pioneer

Tue 16 Jul 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

Tue 16 Jul 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.

Guided Tours of Cliveden House

Tue 16 Jul 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.

River Cruises at Cliveden

Tue 16 Jul 2019
Fancy a punt on the River Thames? Our selection of boating options offer the perfect opportunity to enjoy the river. Choose from hiring your own rowing or motor boat, or relax on a skippered river cruise.