Bowood House and Gardens

The Estate Office
SN11 0LZ
Bowood House and Gardens

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult (17 and Over)£13.50 per ticket
Child (2-6 Years)£8.25 per ticket
Family Day Ticket 1 (2 Adults & 1 Child)£33.25 per ticket
Family Day Ticket 2 (2 adults & 2 Children)£40.50 per ticket
Family Day Ticket 3 (2 adults & 3 Children)£48.00 per ticket
Junior (7-12 Years)£10.25 per ticket
Senior Citizen (60 years+)£11.25 per ticket
Young Adult (aged 13-16 Years)£11.25 per ticket

2020 Season Tickets are available for purchase, more information on the website.

Group rates (for groups of 12 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 and the Adventure Playground. The Rhododendron Walks will re-open in April 2020.

Opening Times

2020 (1 Apr 2020 - 1 Nov 2020)

Bowood House & Gardens is open for the 2020 Season from 1 April until 1 November 2020

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



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

Attraction Facilities

  • Childrens Play Area
  • No Dogs
  • Shop


  • 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

Establishment Features

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

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Max group size - 999
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

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

Payment Methods

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

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

Specialist Features

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

Tours and Demonstrations

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

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Packed lunches available

Venue Facilities

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

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Close to J17 of the M4. Nearest major road is A4. Between Chippenham and Calne turn into village of Derry Hill.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Chippenham station. Need bus or taxi.



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2020
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Recent Reviews:

  • peregrinorophin89
    Trip Type:
    Day out adventure
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 29th August 2020
    Was a beautiful walk around the vast gardens, and the caves and waterfall were a lovely surprise. Very peaceful and the children loved being outside. Had to select a time slot for the adventure... Read full review
  • John B
    Bath, United Kingdom
    Sublime landscape parkland & gardens
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 29th August 2020
    This is a long standing destination in the heart of Wiltshire for families with young children & anyone who wants to enjoy stunning countryside. There is an excellent adventure playground, beautiful... Read full review
  • 199liannab
    Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
    Lovely day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 29th August 2020
    We had a lovely time here with 2 yr old and 7 yr old. All the staff we had contact with were pleasant and lovely which can be rare at the moment. The lady on the entrance to the big slide was... Read full review


  • Regional and Miscellaneous Garden of the Year Award 2014
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

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