Stourhead

Important notice -

Our restaurant is undergoing a refurbishment project to improve the flow and experience for visitors. Whilst the work takes place there will be more noise and activity in the restaurant. At times the range of food and drinks we offer may be limited.

Palladian house and world-famous landscape garden

House, garden & dogs

Stourhead

What's on

Upcoming events

Stourhead House Behind Closed Doors tours

Wed 24 Jan 2018
11:00-15:00
A chance to see behind the normally closed doors on a guided tour.

Genius of the place: foundations

Sat 10 Mar 2018
11:00-16:30
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...

Stourhead House Genius Story

Sat 10 Mar 2018
11:00-16:30
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 daily walks

Tue 20 Mar 2018
11:00-12:00
Your guide will help you discover more about the Genius of Stourhead, its history and the family who created this special place as you walk through part of the garden.

Genius Story introduction walks

Tue 20 Mar 2018
11:00-12:00
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 spring garden that was described as 'a living work of art'.

Spring estate walks

Fri 23 Mar 2018
11:00-13:00
Stourhead estate has 2500 acres of ancient, diverse and managed landscapes. Join a volunteer guided walk to enjoy the spring landscape and discover more about the countryside beyond the landscape garden. Your guide will share how the estate has...
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Eating and shopping

Stourhead

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 volunteer laughing with visitors

Help us at Stourhead 

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

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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