House, garden & dogs


What's on

The Big Draw 2018

The Big Draw 

Join us for a fun-filled day of arty activities at Stourhead with The Big Draw on Saturday 6 October.

Upcoming events

Contemporary Art Exhibition - The works of Anouk Mercier

Sat 22 Sep 2018
Come along on 1 September for a first glimpse and to discover the title of the artwork that Anouk has created, inspired by her time at Stourhead. Throughout the exhibition the artwork will be on display inside the Temple of Flora which will be...

Genius of the place: foundations

Sat 22 Sep 2018
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...

Genius Story introduction walks

Sat 22 Sep 2018
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'.

Guided estate walk

Fri 28 Sep 2018
Pull on your walking boots and experience Stourhead's diverse countryside. You may see butterflies or the first hints of autumn as you walk across historic parkland, over chalk downs and through ancient woods. Your volunteer guide will share how...

Autumn leaves trail

Mon 01 Oct 2018
Discover this magical story around the grounds of Stourhead alongside some of our most magnificent trees, in all their autumn splendour.

The Big Draw

Sat 06 Oct 2018
Join us for a full day of arty fun all across the property. This fundraising event is for all the family, with activities around the property to get hands-on with.

Eating and shopping


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.



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 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


Art and collections

Our collections

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