Cliveden House

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Cliveden House

Cliveden House, a Grade I stately home set upon 376 acres of beautifully presented National Trust grounds is a luxurious five-star Relais & Châteaux hotel and spa. Located in the heart of London's countryside in beautiful Berkshire, Cliveden is ready and waiting to welcome you to create your own moment in history.

Built for the 2nd Duke of Buckingham’s mistress in 1666, Cliveden House is an iconic five-star property famous for lavish entertaining, scandal, and a lust for life. Standing in 376 acres of magnificent National Trust gardens and parkland, the hotel has 47 spacious rooms and suites in the elegant main mansion, plus Spring Cottage, a summerhouse on the banks of the River Thames, offering superb accommodation and the ultimate in privacy and escapism. The property boasts two outstanding restaurants; the opulently exquisite chandeliered Cliveden Dining Room is complemented by the relaxed informality of the award-winning The Astor Grill. A luxurious spa, open to members and hotel residents, offers pure serenity and relaxation; unwind by the sublime indoor pool before wandering into the garden where you will find the infamous ‘Profumo’ pool, the last remaining listed outdoor pool in England. Cliveden is imbued with a palpable sense of history, for this is a house that for over 350 years has been dedicated to the pursuit of pleasure, power, and politics.

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  • Take a jaunt down the River Thames in one of Cliveden’s exquisite boats, 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.
  • Cliveden has often been used for entertaining and for filmmaking. In 1965 the Beatles filmed part of ‘Help’ the movie at the house and famously held races on the Parterre between themselves and the film crew in-between scenes.
  • Sprawling out beyond our estate lies 376 acres of magnificent Grade I listed formal gardens and woodlands. Owned, managed and lovingly cared for by the National Trust, the gardens feature the celebrated Parterre, season-long floral displays, distinctive topiary and a collection of exceptional sculptures.