More about this place

House, garden & dogs


What's on

The demonstration hedge created by members of the National Hedgelaying society.

Stourhead hosts the 2017 National Hedgelaying Championships 

This year’s National Championship is being held at Stourhead on the 28 October 2017.

Father Christmas

Meet Father Christmas 

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

Upcoming events

Autumn garden tours

Wed 18 Oct 2017
Your guide will share Stourhead's history and the stories of the family who created this extraordinary place. With special autumn highlights as the trees take centre stage and transform the world-famous landscape garden.

Gothic Cottage autumn warmers

Wed 18 Oct 2017
Relax with a hot drink and log fire in the cosy lakeside cottage.

Apple Day

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Taste over 20 varieties of Somerset orchard apples along with local ciders and speciality cheeses. All available to buy and take home.

The Christmas House

Sat 25 Nov 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.

Winter hedge-laying

Mon 27 Nov 2017
Ever wondered how traditional hedges are created and maintained? Here's a chance to find out with an introduction to the art (or science) of hedge laying.

Meet Father Christmas

Sat 02 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.

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