Learning

School visits

Learning in the gardens at Stowe © Susan Le

Learning in the gardens at Stowe

Bring education to life with a visit to the garden at Stowe.

With space to play, explore and discover, there are multiple links to the topics your students are studying, bringing meaning to their learning directly related to their environment.

School visits

Get your class outdoors and closer to nature © Susan Le

Get your class outdoors and closer to nature

Bring education to life with a visit to the garden at Stowe.

With space to play, explore and discover, there are multiple links to the topics your students are studying, bringing meaning to their learning directly related to their environment.

How to book

With a friendly face to help plan your trip, contact the Community Engagement and Learning Officer on 01280 817156 or Sophie.Atkinson1@nationaltrust.org.uk. 

Plan your trip

What's on offer

Stoweâ¿¿s Corinthian Arch © Linda Mellor

Space to explore in a friendly environment, with over 40 temple and monuments, lakes and parkland to enjoy. Inspirational activities for all ages and abilities, with free pre-visit planning session for teachers. 

Resources to help plan your visit are available from our Community Engagement and Learning Officer.

Curriculum

The enormous Temple of Concord and Victory © Susan Le

Space for groups small and large, in a relaxed setting where the great outdoors inspires learning.

  • Be transported to a world of Greek and Roman myths and monsters.
  • Get in the Farmhouse garden to see how we grow our food.
  • Literacy comes to life with Sleeping Beauty and the Lilliputians from Gulliver's Travels to name a few that ended up in the garden at Stowe.

Prices

There's so much to discover © David Lewing

Become an Educational Group Member to enhance your school's learning throughout the year with free visits. Starting at only £41 for the year, contact us to find out more and how to become an EGM member. 

Alternatively choose our discounted Group Bookings rate with a 15% discount on admission tickets for group sizes 15 or more for a one time visit.

Facilities

Welcome to the New Inn at Stowe, restored coaching inn and visitor centre © NTI

Facilities at the New Inn visitor centre upon arrival include toilets, coach parking, cafe, shop, eighteenth century parlour rooms and picnic area.

Combined visits with Stowe House also available on request.

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