Learning opportunities at Stowe

Outdoor learning

Bring education to life with a visit to the garden at Stowe. With space to play, explore and discover, there are multiple links to the topics your students are studying, bringing meaning to their learning directly related to their environment.

Plan your trip

What we can offer schools

Space to explore in a friendly environment, with over 40 temple and monuments, lakes and parkland to enjoy. Inspirational activities for all ages and abilities, with free pre-visit planning session for teachers. 

Resources to help plan your visit are available from our Community Engagement and Learning Officer.


Space for groups small and large, in a relaxed setting where the great outdoors inspires learning.

  • Be transported to a world of Greek and Roman myths and monsters.
  • Get in the Farmhouse garden to see how we grow our food.
  • Literacy comes to life with Sleeping Beauty and the Lilliputians from Gulliver's Travels to name a few that ended up in the garden at Stowe.


Become an Educational Group Member to enhance your school's learning throughout the year with free visits. Starting at only £41 for the year, contact us to find out more and how to become an EGM member. 
Alternatively choose our discounted Group Bookings rate with a 15% discount on admission tickets for group sizes 15 or more for a one time visit.


Facilities at the New Inn visitor centre upon arrival include toilets, coach parking, cafe, shop, eighteenth-century parlour rooms and picnic area.
Combined visits with Stowe House also available on request.

How to book

With a friendly face to help plan your trip, contact the Community Engagement and Learning Officer on 01280 817156 or Amy.Bellinger@nationaltrust.org.uk.