Shopping at Stowe

Whether you're looking for the perfect gift, a memento of your visit or a treat for yourself, we’re sure you will find something here. We support local suppliers by showcasing a large range of gift cards, books, local crafts and produce, including confectionery, cider and fragrances for body and home. Every purchase contributes directly to the work being undertaken at Stowe.

Spring is in the air

Celebrate the signs of spring by bringing together loved ones for a special tea time treat. Accompany scones with a lovingly made National Trust pot of Jam, spread pancakes with dollops honey and serve a slice of traditional simnel cake at Easter.

Dine al fresco this Easter with our home and kitchen range.
An outdoor dining table decorated with Easter eggs and our kitchen range.
Dine al fresco this Easter with our home and kitchen range.

Meanwhile, hide the heavy layers in the back of the wardrobe and lighten your look with a scraf boasting a refreshing pattern. We've also got bright and breezy designs to give your living spaces a makeover with spring cushions and pots. 

Add a seasonal flourish to your wardrobe with exclusive scarves featuring the Riverlands print design.
Scarves draped on a silver birch branch, featuring the exclusive Riverlands print design.
Add a seasonal flourish to your wardrobe with exclusive scarves featuring the Riverlands print design.

Family favourites

If you're on the lookout for a special gift or just dropping in for a little reward for good behaviour, we have lots of lovely (and fun!) things to choose from. For seasonal stories, pick from one of the nature inspired books, full with eye-catching illustrations. If you've got an adventurer in the family, discover binoculars, magnifying glasses, bug spotting kits and '50 things to see and do before you're 11¾' activity sets. 

Young explorers will find plenty to keep them entertained.
Children sit around a table covered with colouring sheets, finger paint sets and activity books all on nature
Young explorers will find plenty to keep them entertained.

If you've made it round the lakes on a big walk, we've got pocket-sized toys to make the little ones giggle if you want to find an alternative reward - choose from the wide variety of fun buckets - just beware of the wiggly gloopy insects! 

Forgot something?

We've all been there, you've managed to arrive at a destination and forgotten something important to help make the day enjoyable. No problem! Head on in to the shop and find a remedy from hot drink flasks to reusable drinks bottles, scarfs to umbrellas, sunhats to picnic rugs - we've usually got it. 

Gear up for the great outdoors with the National Trust outdoor range.
A selection of National Trust outdoor accessories on a table.
Gear up for the great outdoors with the National Trust outdoor range.

Too much to choose from?

Gift shopping for friends and family can be difficult which so much to choose from. If you're stuck, our gift card could be the perfect option. Customise how much you'd like to give and relax knowing they can shop at their leisure. It's also a great excuse to meet up for coffee and catch up at their favourite National Trust place.

National Trust gift card
National Trust gift card
National Trust gift card

Gardening inspiration

Our plant centre has a wonderful seasonal range with all the benches set up to look like a garden border which helps you to choose the best additions for your home garden. You'll also discover a great range of gardening gifts, books and ornaments throughout the displays.

For green-fingered inspiration, discover our unique garden accessories, tools and essentials.
A selection of gardening tools and accessories displayed against a brick wall.
For green-fingered inspiration, discover our unique garden accessories, tools and essentials.

As a conservation charity, we're passionate about going the extra mile to care for our environment. Give yourself a good feeling when you shop for your green space by choosing plants from Stowe and going peat free. 

Two women wearing coats and bobble hats read books in a second-hand bookshop

The Old Dairy Bookshop at Stowe

We've started a new chapter and have moved the second-hand bookshop from the Hayloft to the The Old Dairy at Stowe. Browse through a treasure trove of second-hand books and flick through the variety of genres or just pop in to find what's new. All donations help us look after this special place for ever, for everyone.