Bowood House and Gardens

The Estate Office
SN11 0LZ

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Bowood House and Gardens

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult (17 and Over)£14.25 per ticket
Child (2-6 Years)£8.75 per ticket
Family Day Ticket 1 (2 Adults & 1 Child)£34.75 per ticket
Family Day Ticket 2 (2 adults & 2 Children)£42.25 per ticket
Family Day Ticket 3 (2 adults & 3 Children)£50.00 per ticket
Junior (7-12 Years)£10.75 per ticket
Senior Citizen (60 years+)£12.00 per ticket
Young Adult (aged 13-16 Years)£12.00 per ticket

Group rates (for groups of 10 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 2022.

Opening Times

2021 (1 Apr 2021 - 1 Nov 2021)

Bowood House & Gardens is open for the 2021 Season from 1 April until 1 November 2021

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
  • Min group size - 20
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

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

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • 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

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 Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2021
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Recent Reviews:

  • lausam
    Trip Type:
    Perfect for pre teens
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 30th August 2021
    This was a surprise hit of our holiday. My kids are 8 & 10 and grown out of soft play and many playgrounds. But the adventure playground here was awesome, they absolutely loved it. And more than that... Read full review
  • BecciGlos
    Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Wonderful day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 31st August 2021
    Had the best day here yesterday. Arrived to ample parking. Friendly welcome and had an early lunch straight away at the Treehouse cafe - not a huge selection but fine for lunch and was enjoyable... Read full review
  • coopergirl2016
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    A step back in time
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 8th September 2021
    My parents visited Bowood house and gardens back n the 1970's but I had not as I was not born at that point. Upon arrival where pre booking is essential,the car park is large and free. A short... Read full review


  • Regional and Miscellaneous Garden of the Year Award 2014
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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