Hatchlands Park

Hatchlands Park is a red-brick country house with surrounding gardens in East Clandon, Surrey, England, covering 170 hectares (430 acres). The park initially belonged to the Chertsey Abbey with the park being mentioned in the Domesday Book. In 1544, after the dissolution of the monasteries, it was granted by Henry VIII to Sir Anthony Browne and his wife, Lady Elizabeth Fitzgerald (commonly known as 'The Fair Geraldine'). The park was purchased in 1750 by Admiral Boscawen who landscaped the grounds. The park and house are now owned by the National Trust. © Paul Gillett [cc-by-sa/2.0]

Where to meet

Most of our events at Hatchlands Park are day long tasks on a Saturday or Sunday, once you have signed up for an event, your leader will contact you with details of where to meet. Don’t forget to bring a packed lunch!

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How to get here

Select ‘Directions‘ to find your route:

Address – East Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7RT


The nearest bus stop is on the A246 (½ mile away).
479 – Connecting at London Road & Bookham Rail Stations.
Please visit Stagecoach South for timetables and information.
478 (Mon-Fri only) Reptons Coaches.
Timetables are available at Bustimes.org.


Clandon Station (2½ miles) and Horsley Station (3½ miles away, with step free access only from the platform for Guildford) are nearest to the park, both without taxi ranks.
It may be possible to walk from Horsley along footpaths through the park, while the route from Clandon Station is mostly on main roads.

More convenient bus connections may be found at:
London Road (Guildford) (4½ miles) and Bookham (6 miles) Stations, on South West Trains and Southern Trains networks.
Shalford Station (6 miles) is served by GWR, with regular bus connections.

Local information

More information about Hatchlands Park, including local events, things to do, opening times and prices, can be found on the National Trust’s website.