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Stourhead House and Garden

High Street | Near Mere, Warminster BA12 6QD, England
+44 1747 841152
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So lucky to have this on my doorstep

One of my favourite places in the world! Such a lovely way to spend a few hours - my three year old... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
HannahDownton
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Easter Egg hunt

Although a NT Member a complete con to get punters through the tills to join in an Easter egg hunt... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Iain C
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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 Stourhead house was built and became home to generations of the Hoare family.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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High Street | Near Mere, Warminster BA12 6QD, England
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

One of my favourite places in the world! Such a lovely way to spend a few hours - my three year old was fascinated by all the caves and grottos he could explore and especially liked the ice cream treat back in the courtyard! A...More

Thank HannahDownton
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Although a NT Member a complete con to get punters through the tills to join in an Easter egg hunt. 20 obtuse questions for which you need to google the answers. No Easter egg hunt; no Easter feel to it; routes to take you away...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely gardens with plenty of routes to explore. Fabulous view of the lake and some interesting structures for kids to explore. Great day out for the family.

Thank David S
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a beautiful NT property with stunning gardens and you could easily spend a full day here - but be warned, it's pricey if you aren't a NT member! All of the room guides were very knowledgeable and keen to tell you about the...More

Thank kendrafortune
Reviewed 14 April 2017

A superb example of why the National Trust exists. Wonderful gardens and properties. Outstanding walks. A photographer's dream.

Thank Dajari63
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We've been before and we'll come again. Lovely place to visit but at £17.80 per person, take your wallet!!!

Thank Katy D
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous grounds, very well kept with excellent information to read when walking around. Walking around the house was also interesting. Very nice farm shop on site.

Thank aliceinwonderland891
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We went here on a nice sunny day and thoroughly enjoyed our visit.The gardens are very impressive and you can walk for miles. The house is also very impressive and the staff are very knowledgeable about the history. The only criticism is that it is...More

Thank AJK_Reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit for a lovely walk and fantastic scenery. Lovely gardens. The house is interesting if you haven't been before. Great cafe too and plenty of parking.

Thank Rakateer
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A sunny Sunday and an English country house and garden go together so well and Stourhead did not disappoint. From the car park marshals to the house guides this place does it right. The gardens are as you would expect lavish and designed to indicate...More

Thank John B
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Tia W
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Under 5s are free.
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Norman H
2 September 2017|
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Response from CornwallHolidayer | Reviewed this property |
With National Trust you really need to be a member, that way you get amazing value for money!
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Kristina C
7 August 2017|
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Response from anon y | Reviewed this property |
i'm sure it's after 4pm Summer and 3pm winter but not inside house
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