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Stourhead, Wiltshire.

James Lees-Milne

Stourhead, Wiltshire.

by James Lees-Milne

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Published by Country Life for the National Trust in London .
Written in English


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Stourhead offers three beautiful venues for your ceremony. The classical Temple of Apollo, overlooking the 18th-century landscape garden is our most popular venue and was once described by Horace Walpole as 'one of the most picturesque scenes in the world'.Location: Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster, BA12 6QD, Wilts. Stourhead in Winter. Editor’s Note: This is the first article in a series of 5 articles about Britain’s greatest gardens. First up is our personal favorite, Stourhead in Wiltshire. Stourhead is a large landscape garden in Wiltshire, built in the 18 th century. It epitomizes the Picturesque style of garden design.

A description of the house and gardens at Stourhead, in the county of Wilts, the seat of Sir Richard Hoare, Bart. With catalogue of the pictures, &c. by Multiple Contributors, See Notes | 9 Jun If you have a passion for unique English houses, then Stourhead would definitely be well worth a look. The Stourhead estate, which measures at 2, acres, is located near Mere, Wiltshire, and at the source of the River Stour. The overall estate features an exquisite Palladian mansion, gardens, fountains, farmland, and a village. Stourhead also [ ].

  This book is a beautifully illustrated celebration of Stourhead, the estate in Wiltshire which features a Palladian mansion and a legendary Georgian landscape garden. The garden has a lake, temples, fountains, grottoes, bridges and monuments of all kinds.4/5(1). Cancel free on most hotels. Get discounted rates on hotel reservations in Wiltshire (county), United Kingdom with Take advantage of our last minute Wiltshire (county) hotel deals & offers today! Book online and save up to 50% off.


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Stourhead is launching a new monthly dog-walking club for our visitors and their four-legged friends. Sat 21 Mar Treat Mum to a special lunch and relaxing stroll at Stourhead. Paint a beautiful stone as a gift or souvenir to remember your special day together at these drop-in workshops.

Our volunteers will be on hand to offer on: near Mere, BA12 6QD, Wiltshire. Wiltshire. book We recommend booking Stourhead House and Garden tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.

See all 3 Stourhead House and Garden tours on Tripadvisor/5(K). The Spread Eagle Inn is on the Stourhead estate which features a Palladian mansion and world-famous landscape lake & garden. Secluded in its own private valley, Stourhead features one of the Wiltshire.

book finest landscape gardens. Stourhead 18th-century design centres on the magnificent lake, surrounded by classical temples, enchanting grottos and rare and. Stourhead (Wiltshire) book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The National Trust cares for the finest collection of historic bui /5.

Stourhead Estate on the Wiltshire-Somerset border is the perfect day out for everyone. A breathtaking 18th century landscape garden with lakeside walks, grottoes and classical temples is only the beginning. You can also visit Stourhead House, a Palladian mansion with a /5(K).

Stourhead is reason enough to visit England all by itself. It is one of the best examples of the English landscape style of garden; a brilliant Arcadian design begun by Henry Hoare inStourhead ever-changing vistas around a lake, replete with temples to Apollo and Flora, a rock bridge, a cascade, a pantheon, a thatched cottage, and a grotto.

For the very first time at Stourhead the tree-tops will glisten and the gardens will shimmer and sparkle. It’s definitely the most wonderful time of the year to wander beneath unique tree canopies drenched in seasonal colour and dripping with shards of light, frosty snowflakes, stars and baubles.

Stourhead Wiltshire. The National Trust, Unmarked. Illustrated throughout. Includes a plan of the house, a tour of the house, and essays. Hoare Genealogy. Bibliography. 62p. Measures &# Stourhead National Trust Decem at AM It's not too late to book your tickets for Christmas at Stourhead and experience the magical illuminated trail yourselves.

Stourhead, Wiltshire: A Property of The National Trust [James Lees-Milne, London The National Trust] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This little booklet offers a brief look at the history and background of Stourhead Estate in Wiltshire.

This book is a beautifully illustrated celebration of Stourhead, the estate in Wiltshire which features a Palladian mansion and a legendary Georgian landscape garden. The garden has a lake, temples, fountains, grottoes, bridges and monuments of all kinds.

Stourhead is particularly famous for its autumn colour, which is rather like the British equivalent of New [ ].

Stourhead Wiltshire Paperback – January 1, by National Trust (Author) See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: National Trust. Stourhead Gardens Bed & Breakfast is rated "Exceptional" by our guests.

Take a look through our photo library, read reviews from real guests and book now with our Price Guarantee. We’ll even let you know about secret offers and sales when you sign up to our emails/10(22).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 40 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations ; 22 cm: Responsibility: [Text by Kenneth.

Address Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, nr Warminster, Wiltshire, England, BA12 6QD. Opening times Garden: Apr-Sep daily 9am-7pm, Oct-Mar daily 9am-5pm or dusk if earlier. House: 12th Mar-3rd Nov daily 11ampm, 9thth Nov Sat & Sun only 11am-3pm, 30th Novnd Dec daily 11am-3pm. Last admission is 30mins before closing King Alfred's Tower: please call for opening arrangements.

Stourhead Garden & House, Stourton, Wiltshire. likes 6, were here. Landmark & Historical Place5/5(3). A photographic exploration of the gardens of Stourhead in Wiltshire, identifying the features and scenes which were inspired by the story of Aeneas in the epic poetry of Virgil.

Find a new way to enjoy one of the great National Trust properties. Stourton with Gasper is a civil parish in the southwest of the English county of main settlement is the village of Stourton, along with the hamlets of Bonham and village is about 2 1 ⁄ 2 miles (4 km) northwest of the small town of Mere, and is part of the Stourhead estate, which includes much of the west of the parish.

The estate is in the ownership of the National OS grid reference: ST BOOK YOUR ROOM ONLINE. The Spread Eagle Inn. Follow us on Facebook. [email protected] Location Map. Church Lawn, The Stourhead Estate, Stourton, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 6QE.

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This book is a beautifully illustrated celebration of Stourhead, the estate in Wiltshire which features a Palladian mansion and a legendary Georgian landscape garden. The garden has a lake, temples, fountains, grottoes, bridges and monuments of all kinds.Henry Hoare II's 18th-century redbrick folly, Alfred's Tower, is another feature at Stourhead.

It sits 48m ( ft.) above the borders of Wiltshire, Somerset, and Dorset and has steps. The Obelisk was built between and of Bath stone and replaced the original of Chilmark stone constructed by William Privet for Henry Hoare in /3(1).Stourhead Planning your group visit Stourhead is an enchanting and inspirational work of art.

A world famous 18th century picturesque garden and Palladian villa, set in acres of ancient and beautiful Wessex landscape. Stourhead, Stourton, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 6QD.

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