What's on

Upcoming events

Summer Craft workshop

Tue 20 Aug 2019
A lot of creative energy went into the making of Stourhead. There is expert craftsmanship wherever you look, from the Palladian mansion and garden temples, to the delicate spider webs and finely woven bird nests. Now's the chance to get...

Bank or Bust

Tue 20 Aug 2019
Pick up our game pack which is 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...

Guided introductory walk

Tue 20 Aug 2019
Join this free walk to discover the genius of the place, and how one family has cared for and curated Stourhead for over 300 years, leaving a legacy that is enjoyed by thousands today.

Nearness by Sam Smith

Tue 20 Aug 2019
'Nearness' is a two-part video and mapped walking path through Stourhead Gardens by artist Sam Smith.

Tree Climbing with The Big Tree Climbing Company

Sat 24 Aug 2019
Book for this unique experience at Stourhead. See the world famous landscape from up high with the Big Tree Climbing Company. There are 6 sessions per day with 8 bookable slots in each.

Of Animacy Reading Group: Minerals

Wed 28 Aug 2019
Of Animacy Reading Group, led by curator Nella Aarne, gathers at Stourhead over the summer months in conjunction with artist Sam Smith’s exhibition Nearness. The reading group is always open to all and no prior knowledge of the subjects is needed.

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 group of volunteers enjoying a cup of tea

Volunteering at Stourhead 

By joining the Stourhead team you’ll make a huge difference, playing your part for this living work of art.


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