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Clandon Park (National Trust)

West Clandon, Guildford GU4 7RQ, England
01483 222482
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Ranked #12 of 25 Attractions in Guildford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Specialty Museums, Architectural Buildings
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English first
London, England
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This place is very airy and clean. You do not feel claustrophobic in the building. The room stewards are very helpful and knowledgable. Not a huge house but certainly designed to impress. History of how the place was used as Hospital looking after wounded serviceman is very interesting. The restaurant and shop situated "under" the house are not to be... More

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Interesting palladian style property with some fine ceramics (we particularly liked the Harlequins..). The gardens are small but very picturesque. A light lunch in the undervault cafe is recommended too.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
15 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This was our first visit to this property and we thoroughly enjoyed it. There was a friendly welcome at the visitor reception and an even friendlier one on arrival at the house. The entrance hall is superb with its marble fireplaces and exquisite ceiling, and so are the collections of porcelain (the monkey orchestra in particular) and paintings (we were... More

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

very interesting house and good walks. Very near to Hatchlands so you can visit both on the same day

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Oak Harbor, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Despite the very rainy weather, we were able to enjoy a lovely visit around the house. It was not overly large, which is actually good, as some of the houses you visit take ages and ages to get around. I wish the weather had been nicer so that we might have been able to walk around the grounds. However, what... More

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England
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105 reviews 105 reviews
62 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The house was built in the 1720s for the Onslow family and generations of their family have lived there. Unfortunately the 6th Earl of Onslow was struggling to maintain it and his Aunt Lady Iveagh, who used to live there, bought the house from him in 1956 and gave it to the National Trust along with money towards maintenance. Hannah... More

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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122 reviews 122 reviews
72 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Last time we visited here our visit was cut short as we went to buy a puppy! We finally came back a year later and were not disappointed. The house is lovely, as is the grounds. The museum on the war was just outstanding.

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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196 reviews 196 reviews
118 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Lovely place to visit with nice grounds. Not huge as I understand the family still privately own the majority. A pretty Dutch garden and Maori meeting house, grotto and playground for the children. The house has interesting rooms with plenty of information sheets. There is a New Zealand collection which unfortunately wasn't open when we were there due to volunteer... More

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West Sussex
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60 reviews 60 reviews
7 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Clandon is a smaller National Trust property and as other reviewers have said, it is not a destination to spend the whole day there but if it is not too far out of your way, worth a trip. The house itself is quite interesting and there are a fair number of rooms to look around. I have to say that... More

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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116 reviews 116 reviews
88 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We came across Clandon Park whilst travelling to another NT property, and without plans, found it to be ideal for a couple of hours, it's not the biggest NT property. Clandon Park is easy to find via the A247 from either the A3 or A25. The site has plenty of free parking and as NT members I am not aware... More

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