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Clandon Park

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We took our grandson as he has always shown an interest in the house after the fire and what they... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
mary r
Weybridge, United Kingdom
An inspiration

Full marks to the National Trust for the heroic work they have done so far in rescuing this house... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
Esher, United Kingdom
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Clandon Park was built by a Venetian architect in the 1720s. One of the country’s most complete examples of a Palladian mansion, it featured original stucco ceilings and marble fireplaces. The house was refurbished during the 1960s to house a...more
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| West Clandon, Guildford GU4 7RQ, England
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

We took our grandson as he has always shown an interest in the house after the fire and what they were going to do with it. He found it very informative as we did seeing where the fire started and the what remains, but also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Full marks to the National Trust for the heroic work they have done so far in rescuing this house literally from ashes and presenting it as accessible to the public while conservation work is taking place. The next few years are an exciting wait to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

If you're a little bit cynical, you could say that of all the NT's properties, Clandon may be the best to burn down. OK that's cruel and it is heartbreaking to view the burnt out shell and to consider all the years of work, craftmanship...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank tyketyke
Reviewed September 1, 2018

It was so uplifting seeing parts of this grand mansion still intact after the devastating fire in 2015. Visitors are given a jacket and helmet and can wander around, with a guide on hand to answer questions. It was comforting seeing the basement - part...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Milnerhouse
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

The large building is wrapped in scaffolding and cladding as the insurance claim gets sorted out and the plans get finalised for its rebirth. It is now possible to go into three rooms and you can look upwards to see the devastation that the fire...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

Run by the National Trust but sadly the house burnt out some years ago! You can see the restoration work now being taken. The grounds don't have much in them to make it worth visiting!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

The catastrophic fire brought with it a number fascinating outcomes insofar as it gives one an insight into the property’s original construction and a flavour of how it might be reimagined. The hard hat and reflective vest regime bring with it a mild sense of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank treecutter
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Just visited on 13th April. Sad sight having visited before the fire many times but at least things are moving forward. Facilities are obviously minimal but the guides are enthusiastic and informative and the gardens are of course unaffected by the fire damage, including the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Lovely small garden centre with coffee shop all homemade food just delicious really loved this place

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank fantastic121
Reviewed October 20, 2017

Really enjoyed our first visit to Clandon although naturally were upset by the condition. Leah clearly and professionally explained what had happened and what the situation might be in the future, as the decision about future restoration/development is shortly top be made. It is interesting...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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August 22, 2018|
Response from Hatchlands | Property representative |
Thank you for your email. We are sorry, but only assistance dogs are permitted in the gardens and house at Clandon Park. However, dogs are very welcome for park walks at nearby Hatchlands Park where there is also a dog... More