Stowe Landscape Gardens, New Inn Farm

Stowe Landscape Gardens, New Inn Farm, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire MK18 5EQ View on map

Extensive and complex pleasure grounds and park around a country mansion. Begun late 17th century but substantially developed in the 18th and 19th centuries by, among others, Charles Bridgeman, Sir John Vanbrugh, James Gibbs, William Kent and Lancelot 'Capability' Brown (Brown was originally head gardener here before leaving to set up his landscape practice). The park and gardens contain over 30 buildings, many of great architectural importance. Stowe was supremely influential on the English landscape garden during the 18th century.


Opening Arrangements

January to February 10am - 4pm March - October 10am - 5pm November - December 10am - 4pm Closed Christmas Eve and Day.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £12.00
  • Child: £6.00
  • Other Charges: £30 Family, Free for National Trust Members


3 miles north-west of Buckingham via Stowe Avenue, off A422 Buckingham - Banbury road. Rail: Bicester North (9 miles), Milton Keynes Central (14 miles) or Aylesbury (20 miles). Bus: Stagecoach Express X5 Cambridge - Oxford route (passing Milton Keynes Central and Bicester North); Jeffs 32 from Milton Keynes (passing close to Milton Keynes Central); Arriva The Shires 66 from Aylesbury (passing close to Aylesbury). On all, alight Buckingham, thence 3 miles.

Parking Spaces


Adjacent parking to New Inn Visitor Centre. 640 metres to garden - assistance available.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: No