Welcome To Stonehouse
Mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 Stanhaus (Stonehouse as it is now) boasted amongst others things, 2 mills valued at 17/6d and 2 vineyards at 8 pounds. Stonehouse now has considerably more mills, many involved in cutting edge technology, and 3 pubs replacing the vineyards.
A great place to live.
For a small town, Stonehouse has lots of facilities including a library and Maidenhill Sports Centre. Check the Your Community page to find out about all the different things going on in Stonehouse.
A great place to visit.
Stonehouse is uniquely situated in stunning countryside on the Cotswold Way and beside the Stroudwater Navigation canal. Check the About Stonehouse page to find out what there is for visitors to see and do.
A great place to work.
Stonehouse is a working town with several big local employers including Renishaw and Dairycrest. The town also has a traditional High Street with a wide range of useful shops where you will receive a warm welcome.
We promote, represent and support Stonehouse
Welcome to the vibrant and prosperous town of Stonehouse. With a population of over 8,000 Stonehouse is a gateway to the Cotswolds, Stroud Valley and beyond. With excellent transport links and surrounded by beautiful accessible countryside it offers an attractive location to live, work and visit.
Our website contains information about the town itself, its events, businesses, community groups, Town Council and much more. You’ll find lots of information about what to see and do in Stonehouse, from food & drink to shopping (in our traditional High Street with many independent shops and businesses), recreational facilities and employment.
Stonehouse Town Council’s aim is to ensure that Stonehouse continues to be a great place to live, work and visit. Local Councillors are here to represent your interests and to meet local needs. To read more about what your Town Council does and how to meet your councillors go to our ‘Your Council’ section of our website.
We also have an impressive array of community organisations that help to make our town a social and supportive place to be. Find out more about them and how to get involved via ‘Your Community’ and If you are organising a local event please contact us and we’ll include it in our what’s on listing.