West Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7RQ
Clandon Park is a beautiful Grade I listed building and the country’s most complete example of a Palladian Mansion, with lavish interiors, plasterwork and a stunning two storey white marble hall with sculpted ceiling. It is set in a peaceful formal garden, which is home to Hinemihi, the only Maori meeting house in the UK. This year visitors will be able to discover Clandon Park’s role as one of the busiest auxiliary home hospitals in the newly opened First World War centenary space. Collections on view: Family memorabilia; Gubbay Collection of 17th and 18th century furniture and porcelain; Ivo Forde Meissen Collection of Italian comedy figures; Lady Swathling Meissen Collection. Free entry to house and gardens. Extra charge for Pony Magic, pony rides for children (£2.50 per ride).
Admission charges apply on other days of the year. For details visit: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/clandon-park Shop, museum and restaurant open for light lunches and refreshments.
Guildford Borough Council The Guildford Society & Guildford Town Guides
Date last modified: 10th July 2014 at 11:40