It is an outstanding picturesque parkland laid out by Humphry Repton. The last and most complete of his three recognized Welsh landscape commissions. Repton's picturesque parkland improvements, castellated house and enclosed garden survive almost intact and are recorded in a 'Red Book', still kept at the house. Later nineteenth-century arboretum and formal terraced gardens lie to the north and west of the house. There is also a pheasant shoot in the parkland surrounding the house.
- The house and gardens featured in the TV show Blott on the Landscape.
- The area is also associated with the burial of the fifth century warlord Vortigern.
- Early Victorian map
- www.geograph.co.uk : photos of Stanage Park and surrounding area
- Parks and Gardens - Stanage Park database entry