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Excellent guided tour

We visited here today and a lot has changed since our last visit. There’s a smart new visitor... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JerseyGirl1981
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Oxfordshire, UK
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Lovely spring visit

Lovely spring visit and walk through the grounds of Stowe. Lovely vistas, something to enjoy around... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Mojo M
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Stowe MK18 5EH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here today and a lot has changed since our last visit. There’s a smart new visitor centre and Discovery Centre with talking portraits which give the story of Stowe House from three different perspectives. Very informative and entertaining. Our tour guide was Eileen...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank JerseyGirl1981
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely spring visit and walk through the grounds of Stowe. Lovely vistas, something to enjoy around each corner.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Mojo M
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I decided to visit Stowe and have a good walk around the beautiful parkland and grounds which we do quite regularly having joined N.T. as members a couple of years ago. We used the buggy from the cafe to the drop-off point...More

Date of experience: March 2019
3  Thank 798annemarieg
Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

Took the dogs to Stowe for a wander & what an amazing place! Stunning house, beautiful gardens and very helpful staff. Dog friendly which is a huge plus point. Great coffee and cake too!

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank INT
Reviewed March 10, 2019

Stowe House is often confused with Stowe Gardens, and although connected the House itself is now used as a School. The house has been and is continually under restoration and it is certainly worth a visit, either in its own right or as part of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Great to wander around and lots of things to see. Allow a couple of hours for a 5 mile walk. Christmas themed gardens a bit disappointing but nice just the same

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

We visited Stowe House on a Sunday afternoon we didn't have much time there due to our arrival time so we made the most of the stunning grounds and views.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Been a few times now. The grounds are stunning, easy walking on pathways all year. Last visit we watched otters fishing in the lake. People were walking by or busy taking selfies! They missed a real treat. So much nature here worth a visit. Also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

You've probably seen quite a few of the bridges and buildings in period dramas and films before and that's why we wanted to visit here. This house and grounds are great for lovely walks, taking in the buildings and follies around the landscaping. We loved...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Floyd M
Reviewed October 16, 2018

The house is now a private school and was interesting with a 45 minute guided tour, but the number of rooms visited was limited as the school still operates within this historic house. The house is not National Trust although it sits next to vast...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Demi F
May 21, 2018|
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Response from PeteandAly | Reviewed this property |
No this is a National Trust place but well worth day out!!
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BUCHANANA
May 3, 2018|
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Response from Parish31 | Reviewed this property |
From memory we ‘booked’ the guided tour on entry to the facility - i.e. where you either show your NT cards or pay admission - just as you walk up from the car park. I think it is more a case of being told what time the... More
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Ted C
June 16, 2017|
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Response from AMG53 | Reviewed this property |
I think the same as when school is operational. We only saw about six rooms If you want to see a grand English house you might be better going to Blenheim it's about 20 miles from Stowe
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