Photos of Stowe Landscape Gardens, near Buckingham, Buckinghamshire. Stowe is a superb garden set around a stately home. The list of people involved in Stowe's creation reads like a who's who of 18th century English architecture and landscape garden design, from Capability Brown and William Kent to John Vanbrugh and Charles Bridgman. The result is a superb example of that very English phenomenon, the landscape garden, eeplete with classical temples and statuary.
Stowe Landscape Garden, Octagon Lake
Stowe House view
Stowe Landscape Garden, Cascade
Stowe Landscape Garden, Eleven Acre Lake
Doric Arch, Stowe Landscape Garden
Stowe Landscape Garden, Temple of Ancient Virtue
Temple of Ancient Virtue, Stowe Landscape Garden
Stowe Landscape Garden, statue niches on the Temple of British Worthies
Stowe Landscape Garden, Temple of British Worthies
Stowe Landscape Garden, Temple of British Worthies, John Barnard.
Stowe Landscape Garden, Temple of British Worthies, John Hampden
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Missenden Abbey is an exquisite 12th century Abbey in the village of Great Missenden set in beautiful Chiltern countryside. Wireless broadband is available as a free service to our guests. Main line station 5 minutes walk. Free car parking more >>
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