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.

Christmas shopping made simple

Forget the hustle and bustle and car park jostling of the busy shopping centres. When you Christmas shop at Stowe, you're doing it in style, at your own pace and in the comfort of a relaxed environment. Your purchases will be supporting Stowe, the wildlife meadows we carefully conserve to the bat species that hide in our temples. 

A selection from our range of attractive Christmas cards available from our online shop
A selection of Christmas cards available from the National Trust Online Shop
A selection from our range of attractive Christmas cards available from our online shop

A firm favourite, flick through the Christmas cards and calendars as an essential must have. Meanwhile there are products inspired by our special places and homeware to enhance your living spaces. Gifting is simple, choose from printed pictures, tasty treats and local ale, jewellery, and winter warming accessories. You'll also discover plenty for the kids.

Get this festive season merrily underway with our range of Christmas essentials.
Get this festive season merrily underway with our range of Christmas essentials.
Get this festive season merrily underway with our range of Christmas essentials.

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. 

Some of the fun family games that you can pick up from our online shop
A selection of family games available from the National Trust online shop
Some of the fun family games that you can pick up from our online shop

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. 

Browse our range of stylish and practical items available for enjoying the outdoors this autumn
A selection of gifts for enjoying the outdoors from the National Trust Shop Online
Browse our range of stylish and practical items available for enjoying the outdoors this autumn

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.

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.