Important notice -

Stowe is open to visitors from 10am to 5pm daily. There is no need to pre-book. Advanced notice: Stowe will be closed to visitors on Saturday 28 May to enable the school's annual Speech Day celebrations.

Gardening on the grandest scale in this Georgian landscape garden and park


What's on

Upcoming events

Jubilee: Beacon Lighting

Thu 02 Jun 2022
Join us for a celebratory beacon lighting ceremony to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee on the evening Thursday 2 June.

Jubilee: Grand Opening of the Royal Route

Fri 03 Jun 2022
Come along for the grand opening of the Royal Route through the historic gardens at Stowe on Friday 3 June.

Jubilee: Big Royal Picnic

Sat 04 Jun 2022
Enjoy a day to celebrate with family and friends. A weekend of relaxed, self-led events is planned to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee including the Big Royal Picnic on Saturday 4 June.

Jubilee: Bring Your Own Street Party

Sun 05 Jun 2022
‘Bring Your Own’ … friends, family, food, refreshments, tables, benches, flags, cakes, crowns. A day to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen on Sunday 5 June.

Gothic Temple Open Days

Sat 17 Sep 2022
A rare chance to see inside the Gothic Temple, usually a holiday cottage for the Landmark Trust. With scenic views from the top floor, take a look inside Gothic Temple which was modelled on medieval buildings.

Heritage Open Day: Everyone Welcome

Sun 18 Sep 2022
Enjoy 4 local properties for free as part of Heritage Open Days on Sunday 18 September 2022.

Things to see and do

Two girls and a girl and Mum running a piggy back race by a large classical bridge with a lake in the background

Jubilee events at Stowe 

Stowe’s programme of events for the extended Public Holiday weekend in June includes a Beacon Lighting ceremony with open air Ceilidh Band and piper, the opening of a new Royal Route within the historic gardens, a Big Royal Picnic and a ‘bring your own’ Street Party.


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