More about this place

House, garden & dogs


What's on

Father Christmas

Meet Father Christmas 

The jolly man in red is stopping at Stourhead with stories, gifts and other activities to enjoy.

Upcoming events

The Christmas House

Mon 11 Dec 2017
Discover traditions old and new and be inspired with ideas for your own home as you wander through rooms transformed by decorations, flowers, lights and trees.

Meet Father Christmas

Sat 16 Dec 2017
There's a magical story from the jolly man in red and presents for all the children in his grotto. There'll also be decoration making, games and dressing up.

Christmas Gothic Cottage

Sat 16 Dec 2017

New Year's Day Walk

Mon 01 Jan 2018
Join Kim, our Head Ranger and Alan, Garden & Estate Manager for a walk through the ancient woods and 18th century parkland. Discover how we look after this historic estate and finish with warming mulled wine and mince pies.

Stourhead House Behind Closed Doors tours

Mon 08 Jan 2018
Rare chances for a guided tour exploring our conservation work and behind the scenes areas of the house.

Stourhead House Genius Story

Sat 10 Mar 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...

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