Things to see and do

House, garden & dogs


What's on

Upcoming events

Behind Closed Doors tours

Tue 24 Jan 2017
Winter Tours of Stourhead House

Winter Warmer weekends and half-term

Sat 28 Jan 2017
Please join us in the Entrance Hall of the house to enjoy a warming log fire, traditional board games and dressing up. Get to know the Hoare family through their portraits and take a look at the Inner Hall which is usually closed to visitors.

Gothic Cottage winter retreat

Sat 28 Jan 2017
Relax with a hot drink and log fire in the cosy lakeside cottage.

Gothic Cottage

Sat 04 Mar 2017
A drink in the cottage is a perfect cause for pause on your lakeside walk.

Guided estate walk

Fri 31 Mar 2017
Step out with a volunteer guide and explore the countryside beyond the garden 'gate' as spring brings the first flush of a new season's colour to the estate.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 14 Apr 2017
Join us for Spring time family fun. An Easter bunny has been busy creating new hunts around the garden and leaving chocolate bunnies to find at the end.

Eating and shopping


Our work

A view of the Pantheon at Stourhead

Saving the Pantheon 

In 2014 the Pantheon at Stourhead in Wiltshire was 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 carpet being removed for restoration

Restoring our historic carpet 

In 2014 the Axminster carpet was restored and given the size of it, this was a big task.



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.


Get involved

 A volunteer laughing with visitors

Help us at Stourhead 

Join in and help us care for this special place for future generations.


Places to stay

The holiday cottage sitting room

Enjoy the stunning 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.


Venue hire