Free entry to Stowe gardens & visitor centre 23-3-19 before 10am

23 March, 7.30am-10am FREE entry to the gardens and New Inn visitor centre

Support our Head Gardener Barry Smith as he begins his 129 mile march at 9.30am on 23 March from the Palladian Bridge at Stowe to the one at Prior Park, Bath.

Arrive early to help us send him off in style and entry to the gardens will be free of charge if you arrive before 10am.

For centuries Stowe Gardens has inspired poets, artists, its owners and now our Head Gardener Barry Smith who has dedicated his life to Stowe Gardens. Barry will be walking 129 miles to the Bath Prior Park Palladian Bridge to help restore Stowe forever for everyone.

Celebrating The Start of the Palladian Way Walk:

Date:                     Saturday 23rd March 2019

Timings:               Entrance to the gardens between 7:30am and 10am is free

Barry’s Charity Breakfast at New Inn 7:30 – 8:15am please book ahead by calling 01280 817156.

Wave Barry off at 9:30am from the Palladian Bridge at Stowe to Aynho

Venue:                 National Trust Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 5EQ

Car Parking:        Free all day


Stowe has been a visitor attraction for over 300 years offering fantastic walks along with amazing views across the gardens, temples and monuments.  National Trust Stowe looks forward to welcoming you or members of your community for an early dog walk, run or a family day out.

The funds raised will go a long way to ensuring everyone can enjoy this special place for years to come. We’re looking for people to dig deep and help Barry reach his £5,000 target.

To donate, please visit:

A word from Barry:
“Those who know me understand how much Stowe means to me and so I wanted to step up to the plate, challenge myself and get fit all at the same time.”

Buckingham, MK18 5EQ | Telephone 01280 817156 Registered Charity: 205846

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