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Bowood House and Gardens

The Estate Office
SN11 0LZ


01249 812102

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Bowood House and Gardens

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult (17 and Over)£13.00 per ticket
Child (2-6 Years)£8.00 per ticket
Family Day Ticket 1 (2 Adults & 1 Child)£32.25 per ticket
Family Day Ticket 2 (2 adults & 2 Children)£39.25 per ticket
Family Day Ticket 3 (2 adults & 3 Children)£46.50 per ticket
Junior (7-12 Years)£10.00 per ticket
Senior Citizen (60 years+)£11.00 per ticket
Young Adult (aged 13-16 Years)£11.00 per ticket

2019 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 2019.

Opening Times

2019 (30 Mar 2019 - 3 Nov 2019)

* Bowood House & Gardens is currently closed and will be reopening for their 2019 Season from 30th March – 3rd November 2018

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.

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.


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • jenny g
    Westbury, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Lovely ...but....
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 24th October 2018
    Café up by the entrance needs extra staff at busy times as food was getting cold whilst waiting to pay! Please cut the poor pygmy goats hooves!!! Otherwise a very pleasant time, scenery was... Read full review
  • BathJohn
    Bath, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A haven for young children
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 30th October 2018
    This is an excellent place to take children up to the age of 12. There is an excellent outdoor play area, a soft-play, a small farmyard with some animals & toy tractors, occasional cleverly devised... Read full review
  • Colinredding2n
    Chippenham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Early winter walk
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 6th November 2018
    Vibrant colours, beautiful walk's, wonderful location to stroll and enjoy the fresh air. The house is spectacular, great restaurant with a very good selection of wine. A very special place. Read full review


  • Regional and Miscellaneous Garden of the Year Award 2014

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