Set among splendid 150-hectare grounds with the Thames as a backdrop, Cliveden House is a 17th-century treasure in the heart of Berkshire, England. Scores of illustrious figures such as Churchill and Chaplin have taken refuge in the tranquil beauty of this unique country house. Surrounded on all sides by the dense forests of Berkshire, Cliveden House promises rest and relaxation, and is the ideal setting in which to savor a traditional British afternoon tea. The warm and welcoming interiors give pride of place to silky fabrics, rugs, four-poster beds and moldings, dressing the mansion in noble splendor from top to toe.
In the Cliveden Boathouse on the River Thames, you will find a lovingly restored flotilla of vintage launches. A jaunt down the River Thames in one of these exquisite treasures, whether for a glorious afternoon tea, a lazy picnic lunch or an indulgent champagne cruise to Henley, offers the ultimate in sheer effortless enjoyment. The most luxurious boat trips on one of the most beautiful stretches of the Thames you can imagine.
There is so much to discover in the National Trust Grounds at Cliveden. Spot the many works of art, including the Fountain of Love and the Roman Sarcophagi. Have fun getting lost in the amazing Maze. Delve into the woodlands to explore a wilder Cliveden and enjoy a wealth of walks throughout the estate and along the River Thames.
History, Legacy and Drama since 1666... Cliveden House has played host to every British monarch since George I and has been home to three Dukes, an Earl and Frederick Prince of Wales. A Butler’s talk will reveal the secrets and revelations over 300 years of history.