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

2021 (1 Apr 2021 - 1 Nov 2021)

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.

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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
  • Travelers Choice 2020
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Recent Reviews:

  • Wienette
    Swindon, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Well run, covid secure and great fun
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 23rd October 2020
    Haven't been to Bowood since lockdown but spent a very good day out there during half term. Everything was very well run with lots of sanitiser, immaculately clean toilets and plenty of staff... Read full review
  • Gabbystron
    Marlborough, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Rude, bullying groundsmen
    1 of 5 stars
    Monday, 16th November 2020
    Today at Bowood there was a very little man in his very little green truck with his very little dog, being rude to members of the public using the pathway, from the, Landsdowne pub entrance. Whilst... Read full review
  • F9067XWleeg
    Trip Type:
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 26th December 2020
    Stayed for Christmas 2020 with family from arrival to departure, Bowood staff made us feel so welcome. All staff members throughout were friendly and approachable, the restaurant was run so smoothly... 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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