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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 combined ticket£17.25 per ticket
House and Grounds Adult (13 years and above)£12.75 per ticket
House and Grounds Children Age 2 - 4£7.70 per ticket
House and Grounds Family (1 adult & 3 children or 2 adults & 2 children)£38.25 per ticket
House and Grounds Juniors Age 5 -12£9.70 per ticket
House and Grounds Senior£10.70 per ticket
Infant combined ticket£7.70 per ticket
Junior Combined ticket£9.70 per ticket
Senior combined ticket£14.50 per ticket
Woodland Gardens Day Ticket Senior£5.00 per ticket
Woodland Gardens Day Tickets£6.00 per ticket

2018 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 2018.

Opening Times

2018 (28 Mar 2018 - 4 Nov 2018)

* Bowood House & Gardens is currently closed and will be reopening for their 2018 Season from 28th March – 4th November 2018


Attraction Facilities

  • Childrens Play Area
  • No Dogs
  • Shop

Venue Facilities

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

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction


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

Parking & Transport

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


  • 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

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 999
  • Min group size - 20
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

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

Specialist Features

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

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

Tours and Demonstrations

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

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Packed lunches available

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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.


  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • magpiegirl036
    Sydney, Australia
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Wonderful place to visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 16th January 2018
    What beautiful gardens and family friendly areas to walk through to get to Bowood House. A highlight for me was seeing some of the landscaping of Capability Brown. The house is set out differently... Read full review
  • Sylvia L
    Chippenham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Something for Everyone!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 21st December 2017
    we always buy season tickets this year as it is a lovely day out for all. There is an amazing adventure playground which caters for all ages, even the most daring with a death slide! Then we always... Read full review
  • netwolf1000
    Calne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Excellent day out for the family
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 14th November 2017
    Lovely gardens and the house is very interesting, fine grounds, shame they don't allow dogs though as ours would have loved the walk.. Read full review


  • Regional and Miscellaneous Garden of the Year Award 2014

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