Stourton Things to Do

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    Bristol Cross

    by stevezero Written Jul 8, 2006
    Stourhead - Bristol Cross
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    At the head of the lake, stands the 1373 Bristol High Cross, given to Henry Hoare in 1780. It formally stood in the city of Bristol itself.

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    Obelisk

    by stevezero Written Jul 8, 2006
    Stourhead  - Obelisk

    Also in the grounds is a giant obelisk. We did not have the time to get up there, but admired it from afar.

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    Waterfall

    by stevezero Written Jul 8, 2006
    Stourhead - Waterfall

    Amongst the many other features around the lake, they have also managed to include a splendid waterfall.

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    Cottages

    by stevezero Written Jul 8, 2006
    Stourhead - Cottages

    Stourhead was always a self contained community, and you can still see some of the original, cute, stone cottages.

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    Dove Tree

    by stevezero Written Jul 8, 2006
    Stourhead Dove Tree

    On e of the many rare plants on show at Stourhead, is the dove tree, which was luckily in flower at the time of our visit. Also known as the hankerchief tree, the species comes originally from China.

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    Rhododendron

    by stevezero Written Jul 8, 2006
    Stourhead Rhododendron
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    We visited Stourhead in late spring when there is a fine display of Rhododendrons, of all colours and types. Some of them are also subtley scented.

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    Stourhead Entrance

    by stevezero Updated Jul 8, 2006

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    Stourhead Entrance

    From the car park, you can make a grand entrance to the house, though the castellated main entrance, It is quite a walk, but the view of the house unfolds before you as you proceed up the drive.

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