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Bowood House and Gardens

The Estate Office
SN11 0LZ


01249 812102

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Bowood House and Gardens

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Combined ticket to Bowood and Woodland Gardens£18.50 per ticket
Concession combined ticket to Bowood and Woodland Gardens£16.00 per ticket
House and Grounds Adult (13 years and above)£12.50 per ticket
House and Grounds Children Age 2 - 4£7.50 per ticket
House and Grounds Concession£10.50 per ticket
House and Grounds Family (1 adult & 3 children or 2 adults & 2 children)£37.50 per ticket
House and Grounds Juniors Age 5 -12£9.50 per ticket

2017 Season Tickets are available for purchase, more information on the website.

Group rates (for groups of 20 or more) and season tickets are available. All visitors with disabilities and their carers/assistants are charged at half the normal admission rate.
Tickets allow access to Bowood House and Gardens, Adventure Playground and Tractor Ted’s Little Farm. The Rhododendron Walks will re-open in April 2016.

Opening Times

2017 (1 Apr 2017 - 1 Nov 2017)

* Please check with Bowood for any additional opening information and exact dates for Woodland Gardens. Last admission 5pm. House and Gardens closed for winter from 31 October.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


Attraction Facilities

  • Childrens Play Area
  • No Dogs
  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Pre-booking preferable if catering is required.

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction


  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Licensed restaurant, for 80 max, coffee shop for 70 plus. Ice cream kiosk at certain times. (weekends and school holidays.)
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 999
  • Min group size - 20
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Event venue
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Arabic printed material
  • Dutch printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Italian printed material
  • Japanese printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Packed lunches available

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Car:

Close to J17 of the M4. Nearest major road is A4.

Between Chippenham and Calne turn into village of Derry Hill.

Public Transport Directions

By Train:

Nearest station is Chippenham station.


  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

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Recent Reviews:

  • Brennag
    Chippenham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A great family day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 14th March 2017
    We frequent Bowood house and gardens quite often, it is close to home, offers something for everyone and brings back great childhood memories. Unfortunately it is only open during the warmer months... Read full review
  • Sue H
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Very expensive Christmas fair
    1 of 5 stars
    Monday, 5th December 2016
    Very expensive to get in - although for charity, stalls very commercial, not very christmas themed Exit from park not very well signed, we got chased by game keeper for taking our usual route out Read full review
  • julia t
    Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 28th November 2016
    Went there on Thursday 24th November for the Christmas Extravaganza luckily we were the only coach there, the stalls were crammed into a small area with no room to move, didn't even see a lot of them... Read full review


  • Regional and Miscellaneous Garden of the Year Award 2014

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