Lying in secluded privacy in its own valley, Stourhead in Wiltshire features one of the world’s finest landscape gardens making it perfect for a fantastic day out.
A magnificent lake is central to the design at Stourhead, with the lakes edge being adorned with classical temples, enchanting grottos and rare and exotic trees to discover.
The Hoare family history can be uncovered in Stourhead House, a majestic Palladian mansion housing a unique Regency library with fabulous collections of Chippendale furniture and paintings, all set amid delightful lawns and parkland.
Stourhead is at the heart of a 1,072-hectare (2,650 acre) estate where chalk downs, ancient woods and farmland are managed for nature conservation and perfect to explore.
Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, nr Warminster, Wiltshire, England, BA12 6QD
Garden: Apr-Sep daily 9am-7pm, Oct-Mar daily 9am-5pm or dusk if earlier. House: 12th Mar-3rd Nov daily 11am-4.30pm, 9th-24th Nov Sat & Sun only 11am-3pm, 30th Nov-22nd Dec daily 11am-3pm. Last admission is 30mins before closing King Alfred's Tower: please call for opening arrangements 01747 841152