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Claydon House

Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great day out

A very interesting and unusual house, with a very beautiful garden. The staff were very helpful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ian and Jean B
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Lovely grounds

Came here on a nice sunny day. The house itself is nice, full of interesting items, especially... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
207alanr
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Daventry, United Kingdom
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The National Trust and the Claydon Estate work in partnership to run Claydon House, courtyard and gardens. Claydon House, run by the National Trust, displays splendid 18th Century interiors while the gardens, run by the Claydon Estate, include...more
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| Middle Claydon, Aylesbury MK18 2EY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting and unusual house, with a very beautiful garden. The staff were very helpful, knowledgeable and informative. Good disabled parking. A most enjoyable day out.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on a nice sunny day. The house itself is nice, full of interesting items, especially about Florence Nightingale. The actual gardens are not owned by the NT and all visitors have to pay, small discount for members. Attended the garden tour, led by...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing house full of some fantastic craftmanship on an amazing scale. The lady who greeted us at the front door, gave us an insight into the history of the house, its family and the Florence Nightingale connection. Which was lovely to know before we...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here before but worth a second visit,amazingly over the top as some rooms are its beautiful especially the staircase.Really nice approachable staff with many interesting facts.It was worth the extra for the gardens and they weren't even at their beast.Nice courtyard with...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today and it was well worth the trip. The house was smallish but impressive with beautiful carvings and spectacular ceilings. The staff were knowledgeable and friendly. They are about to embark on some renovation work and some furniture is being moved. The grounds...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beautiful garden at Claydon is not part of the National Trust but is superbly kept and well worth the £5 entrance. We followed up with an interesting visit to the House and then topped the visit off with afternoon tea in the Phoenix Tearoom...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If in the area this house is definitely worth a visit. The interior plasterwork, ceilings, freizes are outstanding perhaps the best I have ever seen. The house link to Florence Nightingale being a frequent visitor and related to the household was an interesting aspect. The...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

We planned our visit on 2nd day of opening. Carpark was already busy and parked up on grass outside. A windy day but sunny. Short walk to reception, free to NT members. Walk around corner to be greeted at entrance to house. I need to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

We stopped here by chance on our way to Stony Stratford and were not disappointed. The rooms were fascinating and several had an abundance of historical interests. Well worth a visit in my opinion...

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 20, 2019

We noticed from the NT newsletter that Claydon were offering behind the scenes tours before the house opened in March. The price was a bargain at £5pp (NT member or not) so we were just expecting a quick zoom round. How wrong we were -...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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