Stourhead | Day Out With The Kids

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Attraction Currently Closed

Stourhead

  • Stourton
  • Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Attraction Currently Closed

As a result of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, all National Trust sites, including parks, garden and all car parks, will be closed to the public until further notice. We'll keep this updated with news of opening/closure changes, but always recommend to check before you travel.

Don't worry - you can find lots more great days out in Stourton, or you can browse days out all over the UK here.

Attraction Information

The jewel in the Stourhead crown has to be the world-famous 18th-century landscape garden. A magnificent lake shimmering with reflections of classical temples, mystical grottoes and rare and exotic trees. Secrets of the Hoare family history are revealed at Stourhead House (orginally the family holiday home!).

You can enjoy a volunteer led tour or explore the chance to discover the unique Regency library, collections of Chippendale furniture and inspirational paintings, all set amid 'picnic perfect' lawns and parkland. The lake and house are at the heart of a 1,072-hectare (2,650-acre) estate where chalk downs, ancient woods and farmland are managed for people and wildlife to enjoy.

Families can collect tracker packs to make it more fun for the kids plus there are free quizzes and trails aimed at kids too. And as well as the pub and restaurant on site there's also an ice cream parlour, so you can just pick one of those up to compliment the picnic if you prefer to stay outside!

It's also worth noting that groups and birthday parties can book a tree climbing experience with equipment and a friendly experienced tutor. What a great way to end a birthday party for your little monkeys: up in the trees!

Please be aware that the postcode is an administrative one and may not be precisely where the attraction is, please do plan your trip independently.

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Opening hours

Garden
Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

House
Please see website for details

Pricing

General Admission
Adults from £16.60
Kids from £8.30
Family from £41.50

Travel & Contact Information

Address

Mere, Stourton, Wiltshire, BA12 6QD, England

Phone number

01747 841152

Map

Website

Click here to visit Stourhead's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

All Day: £4.00

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Stourhead has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Stourhead has not told us about their dining options.

Stourhead has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

Stourhead has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Stourhead has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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