Things to see and do


What's on

Visitors enjoying a tour of the house

Behind closed doors 

Visit the house this January and February to see what goes on behind the scenes at this time of year.

Upcoming events

Behind Closed Doors tours

Mon 24 Jan 2022
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.

Winter Warmer Weekends

Sat 29 Jan 2022
Come and warm up by the log fire in the Entrance Hall, our volunteers will be on hand to share Stourhead's history with you and you can get to know the Hoare family through the portrait collection.

Eating and shopping


Places to stay

Stay with us at Stourhead


Our work


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