Stourhead: The Grand Tour
Revolutions • 32m
Kicking off our new series, Great British Houses, we join Alice Loxton and Dan Snow on a journey through one of the gems of the National Trust’s collection, the magnificent Stourhead.
In this documentary, Alice and Dan set off on a whirlwind tour of the social and cultural movements which influenced the creation of this 18th century country estate: everything from Grand Tours to the Picturesque, Palladianism to the Gothic Revival. Guided by experts and volunteers along the way, and travelling by horse and by boat through one of the most beautiful gardens in the country, they decode a trail of clues to reveal a world in miniature.
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