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Stunning gardens, a highlight of our trip!

Enjoyed visiting the house and learning some of the history of the family. The gardens are... read more

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Awesome Place!

Visited here today: Beautiful Gardens - takes around an hour to do a leisurely walk admiring the... read more

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Stourhead includes a Palladian house and world-famous landscape garden. The garden is perhaps the most beautiful and magical of all the great landscape gardens, Stourhead is an 18th-century view of an Arcadian paradise. On a plateau of high ground...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Stourhead High Street | Near Mere, Warminster BA12 6QD, England
+44 1747 841152
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Reviewed today

Enjoyed visiting the house and learning some of the history of the family. The gardens are absolutely stunning, well maintained and a pleasure to explore, via the paths around the lake. The temples and grottos are interesting, each with a history and well Informed guides...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited here today: Beautiful Gardens - takes around an hour to do a leisurely walk admiring the amazing views & the lake. Excellent service for those who are less able to do the walks by foot - they have a golf buggy where they drive...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stourhead House and Gardens is a short drive from Warminster - or just off of the A303 A National Trust run property, there’s plenty of parking and a lovely cafe / restaurant. The gardens has plenty of variety. A 30-60 minute stroll takes you in...More

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 5 days ago

A beautiful Autumn day brought many visitors to Stourhead when we visited. The car park was badly organised and even though we were displaying an up to date NT car sticker we were told it was not valid. My husband then had to get a...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We decided to visit in the autumn to see the trees changing colour. The day we went 11 October 2018 was beautifully warm with sunshine and a lovely blue sky. The world and his wife also had the same idea because the gardens were very...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gardens are all that I expected and more. Absolutely stunning. The very best of the National Trust. Brilliant colours. Magnificent views. Worth going for the gardens alone. The house is dark and monotonous. The rooms are so dark that the decoration and the paintings...More

Thank Bryan F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stourhead really is one of the most beautiful NT properties in the South West. The huge grounds mean that even on the busiest day you can find a peaceful spot and escape. If you are not a member it is expensive, over £15 per adult....More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stourhead, has to be the most beautifully landscaped garden in the country! I spent the day there on my own as my husband was visiting the fleet air arm museum near by. It was the most glorious weather which made the landscape even more beautiful....More

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely day here walking around the lake. Such a beautiful area. However did not appreciate having to wait 20 minutes to be served in restaurant. Appreciate this is a busy time but surely more staff needed to make the drinks. The staff there...More

Thank Pat R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stourhead is run by the National Trust. There is a large car park which costs £4 per car for non members. We paid to see both house and gardens. We looked around the house first and you get a little guide book to explain each...More

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Bernard M
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Response from sidmothian | Reviewed this property |
We stayed on the c l caravan Site in the car park. You have to book, but you can go in the grounds when it's closed. Magical.