Family fun at Clandon Park

Family fun at Clandon Park

Having recently explored Bookham Commons, The Majestic Commons and Claremont, last weekend saw us visit another National Trust property.

Located at the foot of the Surrey Hills, Clandon Park is a spectacular example of a Palladian mansion. Built by a Venetian architect for Lord Onslow in the 1720s, the estate has been passed down through generations of this famous family.

Although the Winter season, there is still family fun to be had at Clandon Park. We headed over for their Wildlife Fact Finding Trail which had us following boards around the garden.

The clue “the first creature you seek along the trail has two large ears and a cottontail” was our starting point. From there each board provided us with facts and a clue to the next board. Questions such as ”Who is the home maker who likes a fresh bed?” ”Whose wings rattle?” and “Who changes colour in Winter?” kept POD occupied.

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