Facilities & access


  • Enjoy freshly produced, seasonal meals in the café
  • Pick the ideal picnic spot among temples, lakes and valleys
  • Dogs on leads welcome in gardens and parkland
  • Free cycle route outside the borders of the gardens is approx 3 miles over gentle terrain
  • Gift shop with local products and a range of National Trust gifts
  • Learning resources available for school groups
  • Spaces to lock bicycles and motorbikes in the car park

Family & children

  • Baby-changing and feeding facilities
  • Pushchairs and baby back-carriers admitted
  • Our Toddler Tuesday offering building blocks, colouring activities, natural objects and more that change each season
  • Free family fun events available throughout the year - check our Things To See & Do page for details
  • A whole host of children’s ‘pick up and go’ activities that vary throughout the year


  • Our new welcome area, café, shop and toilets are fully accessible
  • Some of the restored parlour rooms have limited access and low levels of lighting
  • The gardens are partly accessible: they include uneven and hard gravel paths, steep slopes, and are slightly hilly
  • Mobility buggies are available, book in advance on 01280 825009. We suggest you bring your own buggy or wheelchair to use from the car park to New Inn (just over 100m)
  • Plenty of car parking for people with disabilities
  • Assistance dogs only are welcome in the café and shop
  • Please call us on 01280 817156 to discuss your access requirements
  • For full information regarding access to Stowe House please see http://www.stowe.co.uk/house/visiting-stowe/disabled-access