A Fantastic Folly: Gothic Temple Open Days

Stowe, Buckinghamshire

Saturday 27 April and Sunday 28 April 2024. Open 10.30am - 4.30pm. 

Usual National Trust prices apply for entry to Stowe Gardens.

Book free tickets

Visit us at Gothic Temple, Saturday 27 - Sunday 28 April 2024, 10.30am-4.30pm

The Gothic Temple is a splendid, historic folly built in the gardens at Stowe in 1741. Inside the rooms are all circular with the main vault of the central space painted with heraldry and to be on the first floor gallery is an important architectural experience. Our friendly staff will be on had providing information about the building's hisotry and restoration.

Pre-booking via Eventbrite is preferred but not essential. 

Please note that whilst entrance to the Gothic Temple is free, charges to Stowe Landscape Gardens will still apply to non-National Trust members. You can find pricing information on their website: Stowe gardens.

Dogs are welcome at this Open Day. 


Please note that due to the nature of our historic buildings and places, some may not be suitable for those with limited mobility or certain disabilities.

Gothic Temple is situated on a hill with a gravel path, around a 20-minute walk from the main entrance of Stowe National Trust. Please contact Stowe National Trust directly to enquire about mobility buggies: (Accessibility at Stowe | Buckinghamshire | National Trust).

The ground floor of Gothic Temple is accessible. The first floor is accessed by a steep spiral staircase. 

We do all we can to enable access wherever possible; for further information or if you have any access concerns that you’d like to discuss before visiting, please contact our Booking Enquiries team on 01628 825925 or [email protected]. The Booking Office is open Mon to Fri - 9am to 5pm.