Stourhead Bunkhouse, Stourton

Nr. Mere, Wiltshire
Stourton, Wiltshire BA12 6QE

8 beds 105 miles from central London
Nearest major route: A303 between Andover and Honiton/Yeovil Nearest station: Gillingham (7 miles) or Frome (10 miles)
  1. From the A303 turn off on to the B3092 and follow the several National Trust signs to Stourhead.
  2. After turning left and the few houses of Stourton village, drive past the car park signs and turn RIGHT under the stone arch. Follow the drive around to the left and you will see the house.
  3. Take the 2nd LEFT into the estate stableyard (1st will be wooden gates). Drave round to left and park towards end.
  4. The basecamp is at the rear behind (door by Discovery Centre sign) the granary raised on steddles.

The basecamp is situated in part of the estate stableyard and has been renovated to a high standard. There is one dormitory upstairs, now carpeted (The Granary previously a dormitory is now a bookshop). Central heating, kitchen with fridge and freezer and large cooker, dining / common room. Two washrooms with showers (these are the originals finally upgraded and back in use).

View of Granary with Basecamp behind.

View of rear of Basecamp, with dormitory windows in roof.