Summer Estate Walk

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

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

Pull on your walking boots and experience Stourhead's diverse countryside. 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
Suitability
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Meeting places vary and will be confirmed on booking
What to bring and wear
Appropriate footwear and warm/waterproof clothing.
Accessibility
This walk will pass over stiles and uneven ground and is therefore not suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
31 August 2018 11:00 - 13:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Stourhead Estate Office
Email
stourhead@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01747 841152

Upcoming events

Bank or Bust

Tue 21 Aug 2018
09:00-15:00
Pick up our game pack for £5, 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 buy...

Collage workshops

Tue 21 Aug 2018
10:00-13:00
These drop-in workshops let you and your family create your own fantasy landscapes using colourful collage. Stourhead was inspired by myth, legend and art when created, so use the materials provided to create your own work of art.

Genius Story introduction walks

Tue 21 Aug 2018
11:00-12:00
Join one of Stourhead's volunteers on a guided introduction to the new Genius story at Stourhead. Discover more about the Hoare family who created this special place on a walk through the garden that was described as 'a living work of art'.

Genius of the place: foundations

Tue 21 Aug 2018
11:00-16:30
A visit to the house brings to life the Hoare family's 'golden path' to success and its influence on Stourhead. The showrooms and basement interactive area illuminate key parts of their story including: the role of the family bank, building a...

Artist's open studio: Anouk Mercier

Mon 27 Aug 2018
10:00-16:00
Stourhead have commissioned Anouk to create a masterpiece inspired by the 'genius of the place'. Meet Anouk and find out about her inspiration and how she plans to create a masterpiece.

Summer Estate Walk

Fri 31 Aug 2018
11:00-13:00
Pull on your walking boots and experience Stourhead's diverse countryside. 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...