The artificially created lakes at Stourhead in the south west corner of Wiltshire are the source of the River Stour which winds its way through Dorset to the sea in Christchurch, Hampshire.
The gardens, designed by Henry Hoare II, were laid out in a classical 18th century design between 1741 and 1780 with monuments used to ‘frame’ each other with view across the lake to others offering visitors with amazing panoramas
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