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Breathtakingly beautiful landscape gardens

Embark on a journey, follow in the footsteps of 18th-century tourists and immerse yourself in 250 acres of stunning, informal landscape.

A short walk down the drive and a vast landscape opens up rewarding you with a breathtaking view across the lake. With over 40 historic temples and monuments, each with their own story, our gardens incorporate history, nature and beauty in majestic surroundings.

The sheer size and space make it perfect for those who love the outdoors and enjoy walking whatever the weather, with each season bringing its own delights and unique sights. Activities, events and a wide range of walks and trails make it an ideal day out for the family throughout the year.

Stowe stars in a new BBC series

Stowe on BBC4 from 8 April

Stowe on BBC4 from 8 April

The magnificent landscape gardens of Stowe are to feature in a new BBC documentary series uncovering the rich social and horticultural history of four famous British gardens. The four-part series, British Gardens in Time, starts airing on BBC 4 on 8 April at 9pm and hopes to uncover the rich social history of four famous British gardens.

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Easter is on its way

Join us on our Easter Egg Trail © Cadbury

Join us on our Easter Egg Trail

18, 19, 20, 21 April 10am-4pm

We've got lots of fun and fresh air this Easter for you to enjoy with the family. Supported by Cadbury's, the Easter Egg trail at Stowe will be a little eggsplorers adventure taking in the newly opened secret Lamport Garden and monumental temples along your way to crack the clue to win your Cadbury's chocolate Egghead prize.  Don't miss out on the free egg and spoon race at the Temple of Friendship and Easter activities taking place.

  •  £2.50 per trail
  • Normal admissions apply.

Stepping into spring

Have you got a spring in your step and want to get outdoors for some fresh air? There's something for everyone to discover at Stowe this season.