Things to see and do


What's on

Three Inch Fools theatre group

Open air theatre at Stourhead 

Join the Three Inch Fools as they dust off their instruments and step back into the great outdoors with two productions this summer: Twelfth Night and The Gunpowder Plot.

Visitors enjoying a light show

Christmas at Stourhead 2022 

A brand new after-dark illuminated trail through the festive landscape garden.

Upcoming events

Guided Garden Walks

Fri 27 May 2022
Discover what the Genius of the place means at Stourhead

Guided Estate Walks

Fri 27 May 2022
Join a member of our Walks and Talks volunteer team and explore our wider estate.

May half term & Jubilee celebrations: Willow crown weaving

Sat 28 May 2022
Weave your own willow crown, in the surroundings of the South Lawn, as we celebrate May half term and the Queen's Jubilee!

May half term & Jubilee celebrations: The Poetry Machine

Sun 29 May 2022
Come and experience the creation of a bespoke poem, unique to you based on your thoughts, feelings and surroundings. Brought to you by the Poetry Machine.

May half term & Jubilee celebrations: Face painting

Thu 02 Jun 2022
Be inspired by Stourhead and celebrate the Jubilee with some fun face painting from our talented local artist. There are also lawn games to play and enjoy. Donations welcome.

Lighting of the Jubilee beacon at Whitesheet Hill

Thu 02 Jun 2022
Join us on top of Whitesheet Hill as we light the Jubilee beacon.

Eating and shopping


Places to stay

Stay with us at Stourhead


Our work

Wessex hillforts


Art and collections

Detail of the Pope's Cabinet, 1742, Stourhead

The Pope's Cabinet 

A new book – 125 Treasures from the Collections of the National Trust – shares the stories behind some remarkable objects and takes readers on a journey through time, starting with Roman sculpture and ending with 20th-century design. Stourhead is home to three of these treasures, including the Pope's Cabinet. Find out what makes it so special. 

Our collections

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