Things to see and do

House, garden & dogs

Portrait of Harry Hoare

Discover Stourhead's lost heir 

Learn the story of Harry Hoare, the man who should have inherited Stourhead.

King Alfred's Tower surrounded by orchids

Explore the stunning Wiltshire countryside 

Explore the stunning countryside around National Trust house Stourhead within the Wiltshire Downs.

Group enjoying a tour of Stourhead

Bring a crowd with you - we welcome groups 

Come as a group on a visit to Stourhead, you'll have lots to talk about on the way home.


What's on

Children playing by the bridge at Stourhead, Wiltshire

What's on 

There's always something exciting going on at Stourhead. From a tranquil walk around the garden, discovering the treasures inside the house, or joining an activity from our calendar of things to do.

Upcoming events

Scraptors Workshop

Thu 02 Jun 2016
Part of an exciting Heritage Lottery funded project, 'Stourhead will never forget', illuminating the effect of WW1 on the local community.

Breast Cancer Care Pink Ribbonwalk

Sat 11 Jun 2016
Take part in a guided 5, 10 or 20 mile walk around the beautiful grounds of Stourhead and take one step forward to support people living with breast cancer.

Guided estate walk

Fri 24 Jun 2016
Discover the wilder side of Stourhead on this fascinating guided tour of Whitesheet Hill. The ancient chalk downland is bursting with wild flowers, birds and butterflies.

Craft Fair

Sat 02 Jul 2016
Artists and craftspeople with local and unique jewellery, pottery, paintings, wood turners, and much more.

Guided estate walk

Fri 29 Jul 2016
Bursting with birds and butterflies, the woodlands are great places to explore in the summer. Join us on a guided tour to find out how we manage these ancient parts of the estate.

Forest Fridays

Fri 05 Aug 2016
Get outdoors and closer to nature with wild family fun every Friday. A selection of drinks and snacks will be available or pack your hamper and bring a picnic.

Eating and shopping


Our work

A view of the Pantheon at Stourhead

Discover how we restored the Pantheon  

In 2014 the Pantheon at Stourhead in Wiltshire was in need of repair. Find out why this building is so important to the landscape and history of Stourhead, and why is must always be preserved.

The carpet being removed for restoration

The fight to save our historic carpets 

Learn about our Axminster carpet restoration project at Stourhead.




Get involved

 A volunteer laughing with visitors

Help us at Stourhead 

Join in and help us maintain the house and gardens at Stourhead.


Places to stay

The holiday cottage sitting room

Enjoy the stunning Wiltshire landscape a little longer 

Spend a few days in the beautiful countryside around National Trust house Stourhead. From romantic retreats to a cozy pub, we've got lots of options available.


Venue hire