Rentals at Cliveden

Cliveden is pleased to offer the Cliveden grounds as a safer venue option for small outdoor events during the COVID-19 pandemic.  At this time, there is limited access to the Carriage House for restrooms and food storage and preparation only.

As public heath precautions ease, Cliveden is taking bookings for rental of the Carriage House for events after August 15, 2021, please inquire.

Plan Your Event in the Cliveden Landscape

5.5 acre landscape | Current capacity 150 people

Cliveden's grounds are home to four historic buildings, monumental trees, 18th century statuary and a wide driveway. They also serve as a public park, open to the community Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Maintaining and protecting the landscape, nature, and buildings is crucial to Cliveden's mission. We ask that guests do not climb, touch or cut from Cliveden's historic trees, plantings and sculptures.

Big Trees
Cliveden Street Gate Garden
Achenbach Bench
Adirondack Chair
Cliveden's Grounds for Outdoor Tours

Plan Your Event in the Cliveden Carriage House

1,200 sq. feet (30' x 40') | Maximum occupancy 80 seated/ 120 standing

This space can accommodate cocktail parties, family and business gatherings, seated dinners, community and organizational meetings and other multipurpose uses such as rehearsals, performances, lectures, classes and workshops. Cliveden is not available as a venue for wedding ceremonies or receptions. 

Exterior of Carriage House
Room with chairs set up for lecture/performance
Room with table set for workshop/presentation
Room with table set for small meeting
Room set up for buffet meal

Our Policy

Please coordinate your rental inquiry with Cliveden staff to determine availability. Stewardship of the historic building and landscape is crucial to the Cliveden mission.  Rental clients, caterers and guests are required to follow the guidelines provided to help protect the historic site.  Please consult with Cliveden staff early in your event planning process to ensure a successful venue rental.


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