Stourhead

Important notice -

Please be aware that between 29 November and 30 December last entry to the garden will be 3pm, with the garden closing at 3.30pm. The whole property will be closed on 25 December.

Palladian house and world-famous landscape garden

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What's on

The music room in Stourhead House dressed for Christmas

Festive celebrations at Stourhead  

As Christmas arrives there’s a lot to discover, from the beautifully decorated house, to the tranquillity of the winter garden.

Upcoming events

A handmade Christmas

Sat 23 Nov 2019
11:00-15:30
Visit the house this Christmas, beautifully decorated with handcrafted flowers, lights and trees which continue across the property. Enjoy a tranquil winter walk in the garden and spot the 12 days of Christmas handcrafted in wicker.

Christmas at Stourhead

Fri 29 Nov 2019
16:40-20:00
For the very first time at Stourhead the tree-tops will glisten and the gardens will shimmer and sparkle.

Christmas wreath workshop

Mon 02 Dec 2019
10:00-12:00
This festive season create your own traditional Christmas wreath with professional florist Sarah Pettigrew. All materials will be provided, along with winter foliage grown on the Stourhead estate. Festive glass of mulled wine and minced pies...

New Year's Day Walk

Wed 01 Jan 2020
11:00-13:00
Join Kim, our Head Ranger and Alan, our Garden & Estate Manager for a walk through the ancient woods and parkland. Discover how we look after this historic estate.

Behind Closed Doors

Mon 06 Jan 2020
11:00-15:00
A chance to see behind the normally closed doors of the house. Tours may cover four floors with many stairs and will give you an insight into what goes on behind the scenes.
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Eating and shopping

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Our work

Our Work

A view of the Pantheon at Stourhead

Saving the Pantheon 

The Pantheon was recently in need of repair. Find out why this building is so important to the landscape and history of Stourhead, and why is must always be preserved.

The Library Lunette that was recently restored

Conserving the Library Lunette 

As soon as you walk into the Library, you can’t help but stare in wonder at this work of art.

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Groups

Group enjoying a tour of Stourhead

Bringing a crowd with you? 

Come as a group on a visit to Stourhead, you'll have lots to talk about on the way home.

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Get involved

 A group of volunteers enjoying a cup of tea

Volunteering at Stourhead 

By joining the Stourhead team you’ll make a huge difference, playing your part for this living work of art.

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Places to stay

The holiday cottage sitting room

Enjoy the Wiltshire landscape a little longer 

Spend a few days in the beautiful countryside around National Trust house Stourhead. From romantic retreats to a cozy pub, we've got lots of options available.

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Venue hire

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Stourhead on the National Trust Collections website