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Stourhead House and Garden

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Address: | Near Mere, Warminster BA12 6QD, England
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Stourhead is one of the National Trust gardens we have been wanting to visit for some time and the wait was well worthwhile. The initial views of the gardens from the Bristol... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2016
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Stourhead is one of the National Trust gardens we have been wanting to visit for some time and the wait was well worthwhile. The initial views of the gardens from the Bristol High Cross, looking past the palladian bridge and over the lake are memorable. We took the high path originally, walking through the woodland with the lake on our... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Lovely house and lovely grounds. Well worth a visit. Lots to see in the grounds around the lakes. Nice restaurant serving gluten free and vegan options.

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Stourhead is a glorious place to visit, don't hesitate to make your acquaintance with the history and the gardens, nice places to eat and drink also.

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Went for the afternoon to see the gardens National Trust annual fee is the best value for money we have been members for 2 years and use it regularly This is one of the most beautiful gardens we have seen Fantastic landscapes a huge lake A pleasure to walk and relax here Coffee shops and even a pub As usual... More 

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Sidbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The house and gardens are well worth visiting. the house is very interesting and the gardens are really spectacular.. Need to allow a whole day to get around everything.

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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful, amazing landscape. Last visited 30 years ago and although I remembered it as being a lovely place to visit had forgotten just how lovely. As you walk around the lake every turn gives a real wow factor, from Flora's temple, to the pantheon, the grotto and Apollo's temple on the hill, blown away. The only downside was... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

been to this lovely park on different occasions, definatelly 1 of the loveliest gardens, shame when enquiring on the phone was told that dogs where allowed in ....not so on my arrival...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This is such a wonderful place the grounds are fantastic such a lovely place to go for a walk taking in all the variety of plants and trees and then for a chunk of history you can visit the house, there is also a nice cafe on site, definitely worth a few hours of your time

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Somerset
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Visited in early spring this year and was stunned by the beautiful picture postcard views from all areas of the garden. A photographers dream. there is so much to see just in the gardens, the house wasn't open on the day we visited but that didn't detract from the day. The cafe serves delicious food including gluten free cake/ There... More 

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

We knew Stourhead is known for the grounds and gardens but we're delighted to find the house was also well worth visiting .An added bonus to two history buffs .The guides in the rooms were very friendly and informative .Dont miss the short introductory film . We then walked around the beautiful grounds . All in all a very enjoyable... More 

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