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From ruin to reality

New Inn has been renovated for you to enjoy

New Inn has been renovated for you to enjoy

The New Inn in Buckinghamshire opened in the early 1700s as a coaching inn for visitors who flocked to see the magnificent gardens at Stowe. Following an extensive renovation, its doors have re-opened. Today you can get a taste of the past and recapture the heyday of landscape gardening.

On the paper trail

Wallpaper detective Andrew Bush discovered mysteries in the attic, lost designs, and rare and curious finds with a fascinating story to tell during the recent restoration at Stowe.

Quick facts about New Inn

  • First built in 1717
  • Last used as an Inn in the 1850s
  • Mr Bennett was the last innkeeper, we've named a room after him
  • Sales and auctions took place at the Inn in the 18th century
  • The National Trust bought New Inn in 2005

Hear more about Stowe's story

An introduction to Stowe

An introduction to Stowe

What's in a name?

The original tea room at Stowe served eggs on toast, sweets, Tizer and ice cream to the boys from Stowe School. It was affectionately know as the 'Nevillery' after the Neville family who lived at the Inn in the 1920s.

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