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 - *CLOSED UNTIL 30 APRIL* (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 2019
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Recent Reviews:

  • ChristopherXIG
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Childhood memories
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 22nd December 2019
    I remember Boowood house & garden from trips with my school as a child. This summer I had the Great pleasure in taking my sons and we had a great time. A few of the older attractions are not in uses... Read full review
  • LouiseA803
    Chippenham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Large event catered for quite well
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 16th February 2020
    I’m vegetarian, in a minority in this group I think. Unimaginative but adequate. Meat option ways OK. Read full review
  • williamc169
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    February weekend
    3 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 29th February 2020
    On a pouring February weekend we arrived to be met by cheerful staff and a proper double room. Then we went down for dinner through big public rooms with impressive art. Things slid started to... Read full review


  • Regional and Miscellaneous Garden of the Year Award 2014

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