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National Trust Stowe

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Day out for a walk

The gardens were absolutely gorgeous. Walked down to the gardens and caught the buggy back. Lunch... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Farnham, United Kingdom
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Family Outing on Mothers Day

We joined the National Trust so that we could enjoy some great days out, Mothers day was an ideal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike B
Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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The scale, grandeur and beauty of Stowe has inspired writers, philosophers, artists, politicians and members of the public from the 18th century to the present day. Since the National Trust acquired the gardens in the late 1980s, an ambitious...more
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New Inn Farm Off Stowe Ave | Near New Inn, Buckingham MK18 5EQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The gardens were absolutely gorgeous. Walked down to the gardens and caught the buggy back. Lunch of freshly made sandwiches in the cafe.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We joined the National Trust so that we could enjoy some great days out, Mothers day was an ideal opportunity to try ours out with the Family, six adults and four children, we had a wonderful afternoon walk in the grounds and then retired to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mike B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy parking, great views and stunning trees. If you go there in the autumn the leaves on the trees and bushes are a wonder of nature. If you go in the boarding school holidays you can get a sneak peak at the amazing architecture of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dalymj
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent about 3 hours walking around the gardens. They are stunning. We were 2 adults, a 10yr old + a dog. We all enjoyed it immensely. The map we were given upon entry (which we didn't pay for as we are National Trust members)...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Nicki R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having received an annual NT membership for Christmas, I was eager to explore. Beautiful gardens with lots to see. My 2 year old loved going around on his trike. Had a lovely lunch at the cafe, great selection of food and ample space (for a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Clairelisa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful area, any time of the year. I visited in July, January, February and March. Very well maintained. Plenty of parking too.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entry fee is so expensive for a "Park". £8.20 per adult, enter and walk around for a couple of hours for this price. The cafe is a joke! You would be more exhausted trying to get food and drink, and pay through the nose...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank uktraveller085
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Stowe on 7th March. We were disappointed mainly because it seemed a different set up from what it was when we visited in 2010. We had lunch in the café and found it disorganised. We waited ten minutes in a queue even though...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AlanDatchet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A walk around the beautiful Stowe gardens is good for the legs and mind. One can feel both enlivened and relaxed. The staff are very helpful and friendly. Visit once a month, sometimes alone or with friends or family. Now thinking of Stowe as my...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank terrydine2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go to Stowe at least once a month and no matter what time of the year it is always enjoyable. The staff are always friendly and helpful. Ensure you get a map of the grounds which is very helpful. The grounds offer different walks...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reet P
March 6, 2019|
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Response from holdenute | Reviewed this property |
In the wider park which is outside the grounds of the garden itself yes, but not in the grounds as you need to pay or be a NT member.
February 4, 2019|
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Response from OneStep4ward14 | Reviewed this property |
National Trust members can visit the gardens for free
September 29, 2018|
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Response from southwestsampler | Reviewed this property |
No not a lot in the way of children’s entertainment but it’s so big they can make their own