Important notice -

The outdoor spaces, shop and restaurant (take-away only) at Stourhead are open. You will need to book your visit in advance. You will be turned away if you arrive without a booking. Please follow government guidance on travel.

Palladian house and world-famous landscape garden

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Please book ahead before visiting 

The outdoor spaces, shop and restaurant (take-away only) at Stourhead are open daily. The house is currently closed. You’ll need to book tickets online or by calling 0344 249 1895. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday for the week ahead. Please note we’ll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Stourhead (3 May - 9 May)

Thu 06 May 2021
Book your timed entry to visit Stourhead.
Christmas at Stourhead 2021

Christmas at Stourhead 2021 

The magical, after-dark, illuminated trail through the world-famous garden at Stourhead returns for its third year in 2021. Spend time together and create everlasting memories as you discover sparkling tunnels of light, dancing lakeside reflections and trees drenched in jewel-like colour. Book early to avoid disappointment.


Things to see and do

This spring


Eating and shopping


Places to stay

Stay with us at Stourhead


Our work

Visitors enjoying the garden at Stourhead in spring

75 years of looking after Stourhead

In 2021 we are marking 75 years of looking after Stourhead which was gifted to the National Trust by the Hoare family on 7 March 1946.

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 one 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