Masterpiece Tours

See Stourhead’s masterpieces in a new light. Delve deeper into the connections between the collection and the landscape garden on this extended guided tour, showcasing the highlights of this magnificent place and enjoy delicious refreshments.

  • Booking essential
  • Admission applies

Beginning with a private view of the house, including unseen items from the collection, your expert guides will uncover the connections between the masterpieces in the house and the creation and development of the landscape garden. Explore the lakeside walks and garden buildings in a new light. There’s lots of walking involved during this guided tour of the house and garden but you’ll be rewarded for your efforts with delicious elevenses and a copy of the guidebook (included in ticket price).


Event ticket prices
  • All £15.00
View admission charges


Day Ticket
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £19.50 £17.50
Child £9.70 £8.70
Family £48.70 £43.70
1 adult, 2 children £29.20 £26.20
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £16.50
King Alfred's Tower
Gift Aid Standard
Adult N/A £4.80
Child N/A £2.40
Family N/A £12.00

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points.

Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission
  • Standard Admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you a clear choice between the Gift Aid Admission prices and the Standard Admission prices at the admission point. It's entirely up to you which ticket you choose.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below:

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00


*Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

Please note...

There is a car parking charge for non-members of £4 for the day.

Coach parking is £10 per day.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
3 September 2019 10:00 - 13:00 Available
1 October 2019 10:00 - 13:00 Available

Contact Info

Stourhead Estate Office
Call 01747 841152

Upcoming events

Bank or Bust

Sun 25 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

Sun 25 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

Sun 25 Aug 2019
'Nearness' is a two-part video and mapped walking path through Stourhead Gardens by artist Sam Smith.

Summer Craft workshop

Mon 26 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...

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.

Guided Estate Walk

Fri 30 Aug 2019
Pull on your walking boots and experience Stourhead's diverse countryside.