Cliveden House: An Elegant Historical Destination
Located within the National Trust grounds, Cliveden House stands as a beacon of over 350 years of history, elegance, and allure. Constructed in 1666 by the 2nd Duke of Buckingham, this Grade I stately home has been a backdrop to influential figures and notable events. Now, it shines as a five AA Red Star award-winning hotel under the esteemed Relais & Châteaux banner, complete with a top-tier spa and memorable experiences.
Positioned in the picturesque Berkshire countryside, Cliveden House is both accessible and secluded. Its proximity to London, just 45 minutes away, and a short 20-minute drive from London Heathrow Airport, makes it an ideal retreat. From its elevated location on chalk cliffs, visitors are treated to expansive views of the tranquil countryside and a scenic stretch of the River Thames.
Accommodations at Cliveden House reflect its storied past. The Club Rooms in the East and West Wings, averaging 24.5 m^2, feature handmade queen-sized beds, antique furnishings, and historical details, commemorating past visitors like Rudyard Kipling. For an added touch of opulence, the Garden Wing’s Hot Tub Club Room provides a private terrace and hot tub.
The Cliveden Dining Room Restaurant, recognized with 3 AA Rosettes, offers a menu crafted from fresh, local ingredients, ensuring a delightful dining experience for all, including vegan and plant-based options.
The Cliveden Spa stands as a sanctuary for rejuvenation. Guests can indulge in a range of treatments, complemented by the renowned outdoor swimming pool. The experience begins with plush robes and slippers, setting the tone for a tranquil retreat.
For celebratory occasions, Cliveden House is a prime choice. Be it engagements or weddings, the venue, coupled with the expertise of a dedicated Wedding Planner, ensures every event is meticulously planned.
Having undergone a meticulous restoration in 2015, Cliveden House marries Edwardian sophistication with contemporary luxury. Surrounded by vast National Trust gardens, this Italianate mansion delivers unparalleled service, making every guest’s stay exceptional.