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Bowood House and Gardens

The Estate Office
Bowood
Calne
Wiltshire
SN11 0LZ

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01249 812102

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Bowood House and Gardens

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
House and Grounds Adult (13 years and above)£12.00 per ticket
House and Grounds Children Age 2 - 4£7.00 per ticket
House and Grounds Concession£10.00 per ticket
House and Grounds Family (1 adult & 3 children or 2 adults & 2 children)£36.00 per ticket
House and Grounds Juniors Age 5 -12£9.00 per ticket
Woodland Garden Adult£7.50 per ticket
Woodland Garden ChildrenFree
Woodland Garden Concession£6.75 per ticket

2016 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

2016 (25 Mar 2016 - 31 Oct 2016)
DayTimes
Monday11:0018:00
Tuesday11:0018:00
Wednesday11:0018:00
Thursday11:0018:00
Friday11:0018:00
Saturday11:0018:00
Sunday11:0018:00

* 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.

Facilities

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

Accessibility

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

Parking & Transport

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

Catering

  • 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.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    160
  • Very Good
    82
  • Average
    38
  • Poor
    17
  • Terrible
    9

Recent Reviews:

  • Tim O
    Stalbridge, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Fantastic Grounds and Gardens
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 25th September 2016
    We went there as a family to attend a country fair. The approach through the grounds was a wonderful insight into how a country estate should and could be set out and run. As an aside it is a fair... Read full review
  • ponting77
    Chippenham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Lack of care
    3 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 20th September 2016
    i am sorry to have to write this review but feel I have no alternative as the result of my previous complaint has been severely mishandled. I phoned the house (after sending two emails with no... Read full review
  • sarahwilsonpearce94
    Chippenham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Lovely but expensive
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 19th September 2016
    My husband and I spent a Sunday afternoon at Bowood during the winter. Although the house and gardens are beautiful, I feel that the prices they charge for entry are extortionate! When my nieces and... Read full review

Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous Garden of the Year Award 2014

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