Guided Estate Walk

Pull on your walking boots and experience Stourhead's diverse countryside.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

You may see orchids and butterflies as you walk across historic parkland, over chalk downs and through ancient woods. Your volunteer guide will share how the estate has been managed in the past and how we care for it today.

The basics

Booking details
Call 01747 841152 option 4
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Meeting point varies and will be confirmed when booking.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
30 August 2019 11:00 - 13:00 Available
27 September 2019 11:00 - 13:00 Available
25 October 2019 11:00 - 13:00 Available

Contact Info

Stourhead Estate Office
Call 01747 841152

Upcoming events

Summer Craft workshop

Wed 21 Aug 2019
A lot of creative energy went into the making of Stourhead. There is expert craftsmanship wherever you look, from the Palladian mansion and garden temples, to the delicate spider webs and finely woven bird nests. Now's the chance to get...

Bank or Bust

Wed 21 Aug 2019
Pick up our game pack which is perfect for groups of up to five. You and your family can play this life size version of a classic board game to 'get rich quick' around the house and garden, families will have to get silly to earn the money to...

Guided introductory walk

Wed 21 Aug 2019
Join this free walk to discover the genius of the place, and how one family has cared for and curated Stourhead for over 300 years, leaving a legacy that is enjoyed by thousands today.

Nearness by Sam Smith

Wed 21 Aug 2019
'Nearness' is a two-part video and mapped walking path through Stourhead Gardens by artist Sam Smith.

Tree Climbing with The Big Tree Climbing Company

Sat 24 Aug 2019
Book for this unique experience at Stourhead. See the world famous landscape from up high with the Big Tree Climbing Company. There are 6 sessions per day with 8 bookable slots in each.

Of Animacy Reading Group: Minerals

Wed 28 Aug 2019
Of Animacy Reading Group, led by curator Nella Aarne, gathers at Stourhead over the summer months in conjunction with artist Sam Smith’s exhibition Nearness. The reading group is always open to all and no prior knowledge of the subjects is needed.