Women and Power in Buckinghamshire

It's 100 years since the Act was passed giving some women the right to vote and paving the way for universal suffrage. We're taking the opportunity this year to explore the stories of the strong and fascinating women who lived at our places in Buckinghamshire.


Misrepresented? at Cliveden 

From an outdoor exhibition to an immersive audio experience, we're telling the real-life inspiring stories of Cliveden's women, from past to present.

Stowe Landscape Gardens

Aren't we worthy? at Stowe

A century on from women achieving the vote, we're exploring the stories and impact of women and their influence on the gardens at Stowe. Throughout the year, help us choose great British women to sit in our modern day Temple of British Worthies, vote for your worthy women and return in autumn to see who was chosen.

Pictures of Marian Alford, Bridget Talbot and Chrissy Hardy

Voices: Women of Influence at Ashridge

From 3 March 2018 – February 2019 the exhibition Voices: Women of Influence at Ashridge explores the impact of five women on the Ashridge Estate.

Archive photo of Miss Alice de Rothschild at Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire

Votes for Waddesdon Women

Miss Alice de Rothschild had the right to vote from 1889. Find out more about the key women of Waddesdon and their political opportunities.