House, garden & dogs


What's on

Children playing by the bridge at Stourhead, Wiltshire

Family fun this summer holiday 

There’s a summer of fun for you at Stourhead

Upcoming events

Genius Story introduction walks

Wed 18 Jul 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'.

Genius of the place: foundations

Wed 18 Jul 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...

Bank or Bust

Thu 26 Jul 2018
Pick up our game pack for £5, perfect for groups of up to five. You and your family can play this life size version of a classic board game to 'get rich quick' around the house and garden, families will have to get silly to earn the money to buy...

Summer Estate Walk

Fri 27 Jul 2018
Pull on your walking boots and experience Stourhead's diverse countryside. You may see orchids and butterflies as you walk across historic parkland, over chalk downs and through ancient woods. Your volunteer guide will share how the estate has...

Collage workshops

Wed 01 Aug 2018
These drop-in workshops let you and your family create your own fantasy landscapes using colourful collage. Stourhead was inspired by myth, legend and art when created, so use the materials provided to create your own work of art.

Artist's open studio: Anouk Mercier

Mon 27 Aug 2018
Stourhead have commissioned Anouk to create a masterpiece inspired by the 'genius of the place'. Meet Anouk and find out about her inspiration and how she plans to create a masterpiece.

Eating and shopping

Cream tea at Trerice

We're refurbishing the restaurant 

The restaurant is currently in the process of having a make-over to improve the flow, speed and service offered.


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