Stourhead

Important notice -

Our restaurant is undergoing a refurbishment project to improve the flow and experience for visitors. Whilst the work takes place there will be more noise and activity in the restaurant. At times the range of food and drinks we offer may be limited.

Palladian house and world-famous landscape garden

House, garden & dogs

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What's on

Upcoming events

Stourhead House Behind Closed Doors tours

Fri 23 Feb 2018
11:00-15:00
A chance to see behind the normally closed doors on a guided tour.

Genius of the place: foundations

Sat 10 Mar 2018
11:00-16:30
A visit to the house brings to life the Hoare family's 'golden path' to success and its influence on Stourhead. The showrooms and basement interactive area illuminate key parts of their story including: the role of the family bank, building a...

Genius Story introduction walks

Tue 20 Mar 2018
11:00-12:00
Join one of Stourhead's volunteers on a guided introduction to the new Genius story at Stourhead. Discover more about the Hoare family who created this special place on a walk through the garden that was described as 'a living work of art'.

Spring estate walks

Fri 23 Mar 2018
11:00-13:00
Stourhead estate has 2500 acres of ancient, diverse and managed landscapes. Join a volunteer guided walk to enjoy the spring landscape and discover more about the countryside beyond the landscape garden. Your guide will share how the estate has...

Cadbury Easter Egg hunts

Fri 30 Mar 2018
11:00-16:00
Spring time family fun on a choice of two nature themed hunts through the landscape garden and a special chocolate reward at the finish. With lots more family activities to enjoy inside and out as part of Stourhead's new Genius property story.

Immortal 10k

Sat 12 May 2018
10:00-14:00
The wonderful run takes you through Stourton village, past the lakes and into the wooded estate. In early May the flora and fauna, sights and smells will distract you from the tough route.
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Eating and shopping

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Our work

Our Work

A view of the Pantheon at Stourhead

Saving the Pantheon 

The Pantheon was recently in need of repair. Find out why this building is so important to the landscape and history of Stourhead, and why is must always be preserved.

The Library Lunette that was recently restored

Conserving the Library Lunette 

As soon as you walk into the Library, you can’t help but stare in wonder at this work of art.

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Groups

Group enjoying a tour of Stourhead

Bringing a crowd with you? 

Come as a group on a visit to Stourhead, you'll have lots to talk about on the way home.

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Get involved

 A volunteer laughing with visitors

Help us at Stourhead 

Join in and help us care for this special place for future generations.

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Places to stay

The holiday cottage sitting room

Enjoy the Wiltshire landscape a little longer 

Spend a few days in the beautiful countryside around National Trust house Stourhead. From romantic retreats to a cozy pub, we've got lots of options available.

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Venue hire

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Stourhead on the National Trust Collections website