Things to see & do

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What's on

We've lots of activities and events going on at Stowe over the next few months. Events include guided walks, family fun, and seasonal self-led trails to see the best of the gardens.

Lamport Garden

Discover our newly opened Secret Garden

Discover our restored Lamport 'secret' Garden. Last year saw the opening of phase one, and phase 2 restoration is underway to open up even more of the garden.

Family fun

  • Rugs at the ready - families love the surroundings of Stowe for a picnic
  • We’ve plenty of space, so why not bring your kites to fly?
  • We welcome four-legged friends and their well-behaved families

Get to know us more

Get to know Stowe courtesy of Barry, our head gardener. He’s written a short introduction to Stowe: what you can expect to see and some of his highlights.

Our shop and cafe

  • Large new café built in the style of a traditional barn
  • Local, seasonal menus
  • Sample our New Inn Restoration Ale
  • Seasonal plants for sale
  • New ranges of local gifts - honey, jewellery, toiletries...
  • Buy garden ornaments, pots and furniture
  • Toddler Tuesdays: new games to play with every Tuesday morning
  • Claydon estate vegetables served in the café