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The Full Story Tour
The Full Story is a delightful comprehensive history of Stowe. The tour explores four key periods in Stowe's past through the stories of the people who have lived at Stowe. Your tour guide will delve into the fascinating history of the estate exploring the creation of Stowe under Viscount Cobham, the extravagance and spending of the Dukes of Buckingham and Chandos, the rebirth of Stowe as a School and the restoration of Stowe today.
Tour duration: 45 minutes
Tour departs: on the half hour
A Tale of Stowe Tour
A Tale of Stowe is a short tour which delves into one aspect of Stowe's history. Our Tour Guide will briefly explore the history of Stowe and tell you one of the intriguing stories from Stowe's history. The two themes we currently explore include the tale of Queen Victoria's visit in 1845 and the tale of the restoration of Stowe House.
Tour duration: 15 minutes
Tour departs: on the hour
Explore at your own pace
During the school holidays you can explore Stowe's state rooms at your own pace and delve into the stories you choose.
Duration: a visit to the House is flexible
Departs: whenever you are ready to get started exploring our history!
We release our House tickets one month before the date of the visit. We don't release them sooner because Stowe House is a working building and so our opening times can be subject to change. If the date of your visit is not yet available then please come back and book nearer your visit.
Trying to book tickets for today? Unfortunately we do not take bookings online on the day of your visit. You can purchase your ticket on the day at New Inn or at the House Welcome Centre subject to availability.
If you are booking tickets and would like a House only visit (so you do not visit the National Trust gardens) it is important you get in touch so we can arrange parking at the private, Stowe School, entrance to site. Please email us or telephone 01280 818002 to arrange access.
Please note that Essential Carer tickets are only valid with another paying visitor.