There is an exciting variety of tours lined up for vistors to Stowe House in Buckinghamshire this autumn.
On Sunday from 7.30pm-9pm visitors can discover the rise and fall of one of the most notable political dynasties of the 18th Century in a special twilight tour.
There will also be the chance to see the beautiful State Rooms and learn about the family behind the façade.
Find out about the personalities who were responsible for creating this seat of power and enjoy a wonderful evening of history and intrigue in Stowe’s fabulous surroundings.
Tickets for the tour cost £10 including wine and canapés. Pre-booking is essential, see www.stowehouse.org for details.
On Sunday, November 17 visitors can find out about social and political life for ladies at the house in a Parties, Politics and Petticoats tour.
This is an evening to relive life in the 18th Century as it was for the ladies of the house and their contemporaries. During the Marquess and Marchioness’ time, Stowe House enjoyed a reputation as the ultimate party palace and was at the sparkling peak of its splendours, hosting and entertaining the celebrities of the day along with European royalty.
As visitors tour the house they will delve into the history of the times and explore the broader context of life for women in this country. Tickets are £10 including wine and canapés. Pre-booking is essential from www.stowehouse.org