Things to see and do

House, garden & dogs

Portrait of Harry Hoare

Discover Stourhead's lost heir 

Learn the story of Harry Hoare, the man who should have inherited Stourhead.

King Alfred's Tower surrounded by orchids

Explore the stunning Wiltshire countryside 

Explore the stunning countryside around National Trust house Stourhead within the Wiltshire Downs.

Group enjoying a tour of Stourhead

Bring a crowd with you - we welcome groups 

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


What's on

Children playing by the bridge at Stourhead, Wiltshire

What's on 

There's always something exciting going on at Stourhead. From a tranquil walk around the garden, discovering the treasures inside the house, or joining an activity from our calendar of things to do.

Upcoming events

Spring Blooms garden tours

Wed 25 May 2016
Experience Stourhead at its blooming best on a free guided tour.

Guided Estate Walk

Fri 27 May 2016
Wild bluebells and daffodils may still be carpeting the ancient woodland. Join us on our guided tour to find out.

St Peter's Church Flower Gala

Sat 28 May 2016
Floral displays, including blooms from Stourhead Garden bring colour and fragrance to this beautiful church.

Scraptors Workshop

Thu 02 Jun 2016
Part of an exciting Heritage Lottery funded project, 'Stourhead will never forget', illuminating the effect of WW1 on the local community.

Breast Cancer Care Pink Ribbonwalk

Sat 11 Jun 2016
Take part in a guided 5, 10 or 20 mile walk around the beautiful grounds of Stourhead and take one step forward to support people living with breast cancer.

Guided estate walk

Fri 24 Jun 2016
Discover the wilder side of Stourhead on this fascinating guided tour of Whitesheet Hill. The ancient chalk downland is bursting with wild flowers, birds and butterflies.

Eating and shopping


Our work

A view of the Pantheon at Stourhead

Discover how we restored the Pantheon  

In 2014 the Pantheon at Stourhead in Wiltshire was 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 carpet being removed for restoration

The fight to save our historic carpets 

Learn about our Axminster carpet restoration project at Stourhead.




Get involved

 A volunteer laughing with visitors

Help us at Stourhead 

Join in and help us maintain the house and gardens at Stourhead.


Places to stay

The holiday cottage sitting room

Enjoy the stunning 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.


Venue hire