Stowe House

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Stowe House
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Stowe House. Discover the hidden secrets inside...If you had power and riches, how would you use them?In the 18th century, the powerful Temple-Grenville family chose to create an idyllic landscape filled with temples. Amidst these enchanting gardens, they built the most lavish temple of all, Stowe House. This temple was so grand that even Queen Victoria was bewildered by its interiors. Filled with astonishing rooms imitating ancient worlds and classical ruins, the House reflects the flamboyant and colourful characters of its creators. Ceilings and walls decorated with hidden messages and mythology hint at the family’s former power and glory. But wealth and power do not last forever. Excessive spending led to bankruptcy. Extravagant parties, royal visits and Italian Grand Tours gave way to scandal, intrigue and eventually abandonment. The richest family in England became the greatest debtors in the world.
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Karen A
Lee's Summit, MO3 contributions
Outstanding Historical Attraction
Oct 2021
Our tour guide, Tim Kraus, was an excellent presenter of the history of Cincinnati and its role in the underground and abolitionist movements. He could have talked all day long. We stayed almost two hours and had all kinds of questions. I've rarely enjoyed a historical visit like this. Hence, I highly recommend a visit!
Written November 2, 2021
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Yeading Pete
21 contributions
Good day out
Oct 2021
Well worth a visit , gardens are huge with lots of interesting structures in them .
House is worth a walk round too
Written October 25, 2021
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Trekkin Traveller
St Helens, UK977 contributions
Fantastic house, extensive grounds…lots to discover
Oct 2021 • Couples
We visited both the house and grounds. The house tour was amazing … highly recommended. The building has such history . If you’re expecting vast opulence then you will be disappointed but the restoration work is fantastic and I look forward to returning. The grounds are extensive with lots of stop offs at monuments to keep you occupied. Take some comfy walking shoes as you could be on your feet for some time.
Written October 14, 2021
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hamlet044
Essex, UK45 contributions
Wow! What a place.
Sep 2021
Unfortunately the house was closed when we visited, there was a memorial service taking place, but the museum was open and this was very interesting. The grounds are enormous, and there are so many things to see, so much history. We had a terrific day, and will be back to have a look inside the house.
Written September 19, 2021
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Worldwidetraveller89
Workington, UK451 contributions
Nice national trust property
Sep 2021 • Family
Great spot to take a picnic with the family. Lots of grounds to cover to stretch your legs and a rather impressive house! Even better if your a national trust member!
Written September 13, 2021
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Lesley S
Hayes, UK78 contributions
Lovely building
Sep 2021 • Couples
This is such an impressive building, we had the shorter guided tour, the guide was very knowledgeable, the rooms we saw were very impressive and it has a very interesting history, will definitely return.
Written September 10, 2021
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pwilliams
Ammanford, UK74 contributions
Stunning
Aug 2021
Well worth a visit, beautiful grounds with lots of monuments and buildings to see during your walk. The House itself is stunning, and well worth booking a guided tour.
Written August 24, 2021
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Pds1
Birmingham, UK331 contributions
An absolute must
Aug 2021 • Couples
Wow! What a building with an amazing back story.. so glad we booked the longer tour and our guide was great. What amazingly lucky children who attend this school. Wish we could have seen more
Written August 10, 2021
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Stu151
Wickford, UK1,185 contributions
Stunning Restoration
Jul 2021
You can visit Stowe House without going to the gardens, worth doing on a wet day. Parking can be arraged at the house if needed.

It's beautifully restored (some rooms only just reopened), and an excellent guided tour made it all the better.

(Small shop/cafe, but an excellent interactive museum).
Written July 31, 2021
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Rhonda Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire36 contributions
Beautiful
May 2021
Spent a very enjoyable morning walking around the gardens. Absolutely worth a visit. There are so many lovely buildings to look at. The gardens. Are stunning
Written June 2, 2021
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