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Stately Homes & Gardens


Buckingham, Bucks, MK11 5EH

What secrets lay hidden within the walls of Stowe House?

If you were blessed power and riches, how would you use them?

In the 1700's, the powerful Temple-Grenville family decided to fill their enchanting gardens with temples, the most lavish of all being Stowe House. Famous during its 18th-century heyday as an important artistic masterpiece, filled with astonishing rooms that reflect the flamboyant and colourful nature of its creators. Indulgent parties, visits from royalty and Italian Grand Tours were soon followed by scandal, intrigue and finally, abandonment. England wealthiest family became the world's greatest debtors.

Come and discover the stories of Stowe; explore the State Rooms and follow in the footsteps of 18th-century visitors. Discover more at by following the link below.