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

In 2018, a century on from women achieving the vote, we explored the stories of women at Stowe. You helped to choose great British women to sit in a modern day Temple of British Worthies. The local community played an integral part in creating an exhibition - "Aren't we worthy?" Take a look at how the project began and its legacy.

Three of the five women who have made their mark at Ashridge

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.