Christmas at Cliveden
This article was about Christmas 2023, check back later in the year for updates on Christmas 2024. The Astor family spent many happy Christmases at Cliveden, playing games and walking off all the festive food. This year, inspired by their sense of fun, there's a Christmas trail around the garden to get little legs active, little minds working and everyone in a festive mood. And if you want to escape all things Christmas, there's plenty of space at Cliveden in the 400 acres of garden, woodland and riverside for reviving winter walks.
Festive family fun
Discover the joys of the festive season with loved ones on our Christmas trail. There's festive fun to be had, with activities and outdoor adventures along the way. The trail is available from 6-31 December. Of course, young explorers can also let off steam in the Story Book Play Den, the Maze or along the Woodland Play Trail any time.
Choirs and cruises
The Occasions Singers are performing on Saturday 9 and Tuesday 19 December at 1.45-2.30pm in the Sounding Chamber.
Tickets for Christmas cruises on 16 and 22 December are on sale now here:
Christmas outdoors at Cliveden
It was an Astor family tradition to walk the estate around Christmas time, and now you can make it part of your family tradition too. With 400 acres of natural woodlands to explore, there's lots to discover whilst enjoying some much needed fresh air. Stroll along the dog-friendly paths to take in the winter views of the Berkshire countryside.
Christmas food and drink
There are plenty of warming, seasonal drinks and snacks to fuel your adventures too, so pick up your favourite treat and head out to enjoy the views across the Thames Valley through the frames of the bare trees.
Pick out seasonal gifts in Cliveden's shop
If wintry and festive cheer hasn't rubbed off on you yet, simply step inside the shop here to enter an emporium of Christmas delights. Pick up a bargain for yourself or a loved one. With everything from clothing and accessories, to homeware, books and delicious food and drink gifts on offer, you're sure to find something for everyone on your list.
Take a guided tour of Cliveden house – now a luxury hotel – and visit the chapel, final resting place of three generations of Astor family.
Follow in the footsteps of dukes, earls, kings and queens at Cliveden as you stroll through a series of areas in the impressive garden, each with its own special charm.
Choose from a range of refreshments at the cafes and kiosks at Cliveden fuel your visit around the estate.
From fun walking trails to boating on the Thames in spring and summer, this is your one-stop shop to help you get the most out of your family visit to Cliveden.