Stowe House, Buckingham

Stowe House, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire MK18 5EH View on map

Mansion built in 1680 and greatly altered and enlarged in the 18th century, surrounded by important 18th-century gardens which are owned by the National Trust (see entry NT Stowe). House and gardens variously worked on by Vanbrugh, Gibbs, Kent and Leoni and is one of the most complete neo-classical estates in Europe. The House is now occupied by Stowe School and is opened to the public by The Stowe House Preservation Trust.


Opening Arrangements

Open 6 days a week Sunday to Friday 11am to 4.30pm. Dates subject to change. Check website

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £6.50 (NT members £4.95)
  • Child: free
  • Other Charges: HHA members free. Annual Pass members free. Essential Concessions free.


3 miles north-west of Buckingham. Rail: Milton Keynes (15 miles). Bus: Route X5 from Oxford to Buckingham.

Parking Spaces


Parking at New Inn (NT Visitor Centre). Tel 01280 818002 to arrange accessible parking near Stowe House.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes