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HOD: Behind closed doors tours

A chance to see behind the normally closed doors of Stourhead House. Tours may cover four floors with many stairs and will give you an insight into what goes on behind the scenes.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event (admission applies)

To celebrate Heritage Open Days, you'll have the chance to visit areas of Stourhead House usually closed to visitors including the attic and basement storerooms, the formal showrooms are not usually included.

The tour involves climbing up and down many staircases – please contact the property directly if you have any access concerns.

Whilst these tours are free, to visit the rest of the house or the garden valid membership or an admission ticket will be required.

The tours start from the exhibition space in the basement of Stourhead House – this is an approximately 10-minute walk from the main car park / visitor reception so please allow plenty of time.

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Prices

Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Booking details

Call 03442491895

Meeting point

The exhibition space in the basement of Stourhead House. The house is approximately 10-minute walk from the main car park / visitor reception so please allow plenty of time.

Accessibility

The tour involves climbing up and down many staircases – please contact the property directly if you have any access concerns.

Other

Tours will take place on 6-8 and 13-15 September, at 11am, 12.45pm and 2.15pm.

Contact info

Stourhead Estate Office

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